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Director-General of Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), Mr. Kyeremeh Atuahene has said over 335,000 Ghanaians from the ages of 15 years have contracted the HIV virus which is equivalent to 1.7%

Speaking in an interview with Nana Ampratwum on the Omanbapa Morning Show of Silver 98.3 FM, Mr. Atuahene urged Ghanaians to make use of HIV testing services for comprehensive care as the country strives to meet the global target of ending AIDS by 2030.

Mr. Kyeremeh Atuahene called on Ghanaians to make a difference by contributing their quota to eradicate the deadly disease.

He said his outfit is committed to fighting HIV adding, “We have got to do more to achieve the 90-90-90 targets and we encourage every Ghanaian to do AIDS test,”

“The commission recognizes the need to support everybody who is affected by the disease, particularly those who have been abandoned by families after their parents died of HIV but we are constrained by funds."

“If you compare the figures with the previous numbers, you will see that the number has increased a little bit but in terms of percentage, it is at the same like last year. I will encourage the populace to do frequent check-up not only on the HIV/AIDS alone but for any other diseases and also for good health.” Mr. Atuahene continued.

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