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Results of NAIIS – the largest HIV survey ever done are in: Nigeria not doing as badly as we thought!

Without good data, we’re flying blind. If you can’t see it, you can’t solve it – Kofi Atta Annan There are about 3.4 million Nigerians living with HIV- or at least that was what everyone thought. This figure was based on a prevalence estimate of close to 3%, derived from the last version of surveys […]

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NAIIS: The Survey that might solve Nigeria’s HIV data dilemma

HIV prevalence rates in Nigeria have been the topic of much debate. The bone of contention, according to several authorities, is that the current HIV prevalence rates being quoted for some parts of Nigeria might not reflect reality. While surveys done in the past suggest that there should be about 3.5 million Nigerians infected, data […]