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Unveiling the “U equals U” on 2019 World AIDS Day

The World AIDS Day (WAD) is celebrated every 1st of December worldwide. The 2019 WAD was particularly unique as Nigeria joined the PEPFAR global campaign in collaboration with the government of Nigeria through the National agency for the control of AIDS (NACA) to launch the Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U =…

Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment commences in select NMOD/WRP-N Program sites

Cervical cancer is the second most common type of cancer that affects only women, globally. According to WHO reports 2018, this degenerative disease ranks as one of the leading causes of death of women in developing countries with approximately 8,030 mortality rate annually. The good news is that cervical cancer…

PEPFAR Nigeria Deputy Principal Visits Defense Reference Laboratory

September 17, 2019, LTC(P) Julie Ake, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Deputy Principal for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and Deputy Director, U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP), Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) visited the Defense Reference Laboratory (DRL) of the Nigeria Ministry…

The WRAIR Commander visits Program site in Nigeria

CoL Deydre Teyhen, the WRAIR Commander, and Chief Sergeant Major (CSM) Natasha Santiago, were in Nigeria in June to visit the Walter Reed Program-Nigeria (WRP-N).  During her visit, she visited the WRP-N offices, U.S. Embassy, the Defense Reference Laboratory (DRL), Clinical Research Center (CRC), WRP-N Warehouse in Abuja, and two…

PEPFAR HIV/AIDS Heroes

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is implemented by the Department of State PEPFAR Coordination Office (PCO), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and WRP-N. As part of the activities commemorating PEPFAR’s 15th anniversary, the broader Nigeria…