We are broke - Ghana AIDS Commission cries

We are broke - Ghana AIDS Commission cries

We are broke - Ghana AIDS Commission cries

Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr. Angela El-Adas

The Ghana Aids Commission has appealed for financial support from the private sector to meet its funding needs to enable it to procure more test kits and anti-retroviral drugs to manage the national response.

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The Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr. Angela El-Adas said the country has achieved positive results in the management of the HIV infection over the decade.

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Recent reports indicate that the HIV situation in Ghana has improved although there is more room for improvement. Despite efforts at containing the disease, some people continue to die from AIDS, but there was a 30 per cent reduction in annual AIDS deaths from 16,320 in 2010 to 10,074 in 2013.

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