HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing programme (HCT)

The Ministry is one of the line Ministries that work with the World Bank through Rivers State Agency on the control of AIDs (RIVSACA). The critical mass team of the Ministry liases with RIVSACA has successfully carried out free screening exercise. A total of 4,350 have been screened.

The first HIV screening site by the Ministry for youths was commissioned in Sept. 2015 at the Port-Harcourt shopping mall (SPAR). This site is a product of a partnership between the Ministry and the Mall management.

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