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The contribution of sex workers to new HIV infections is reduced – AIDS Commission


6 November 2018 Tuesday, Health News

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The Ghana AIDS Commission announced that sex workers' contribution to new HIV infections in Ghana dropped from 31.1% in 2009 to 18.5% in 2014.

This clearly shows the intervention programs targeting Sex Workers as part of the National AIDS control strategies.

However, the Commission is concerned that the prevalence among young people is very high due to yaygın risk behaviors olmas such as unprotected sex. In addition, young people have low knowledge about infection.

The Vice President of the Gap AIDS Commission, Steve Kyeremeh Atuahene, encouraged young people to talk about their lifestyles, as well as volunteer testing to know their HIV status, by speaking on Monday at Kasapa 102.5 FM in Anopa Kasapa.

He explained: çıktı The data clearly show that intergenerational gender has emerged as a result of poverty and other factors. It has been observed that men and men are engaged in ordinary sexual intercourse and that in the long term, all new infections in Ghana constitute about 58.9% of all new infections.

According to him, in order to reduce the new infection, all stakeholders must have sustainable and strategic investment, high political commitment and leadership in HIV / AIDS, as well as informed efforts to base their lives on a very active society. intervention between others.

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