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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…

Visit of DASW to the Defense Reference Laboratory Abuja

The Defense Reference Laboratory (DRL) in proving its mettle has continued to attract very important personalities who have come to see firsthand, its reputable capabilities. May 14, 2019 – The U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for West Africa and Security Affairs, Ms. Whitney Baird, and Mrs. Ola Mustapha, representing the Permanent…

Change of Leadership

January 7 2019:  the Nigerian Ministry of Defence Health Implementation Programme (MOD HIP), the Program partner of the US Army Medical Research Directorate-Africa/Nigeria (USAMRD-A/N) has transitioned its leadership from the former Director-General, Brigadier General Nurudeen Hussain to a new, Brigadier General Nathan Okeji.  General Okeji has worked with the Program…

Change of Program name

To effectively capture the Program’s mission and vision, the US Military HIV Research Program/ Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Nigeria (MHRP/WRAIR Nigeria), formerly known as the US Departmentof Defense Walter Reed Program-Nigeria (WRP-N) has again changed its name and is now called the US Army Medical Research Directorate- Africa/Nigeria…

2017 World AIDS Day

To mark the 2017 World AIDS Day, PEPFAR in collaboration with all US Government Agencies: CDC, USAID, and USDOD WRP-N united to demonstrate its collective contribution in impacting the lives of Nigerians plagued with HIV. This year, PEPFAR in Nigeria is celebrating its tremendous effort in reaching a million Nigerians…