Doctors,Nurses ,Others to Attend PPFA-Global Seminar on HIV/AIDS



By Bethel Eze
The Planned Parenthood federation of America-Global, PPFA-Global is set to hold a seminar for doctors,nurses and midwives in Abuja.Stakeholders in private and public hospitals are expected to participate in the seminar which will x ray the lingering HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Dr. Francis Eremuthan ,the country director of PPFA-Global in Nigeria who revealed this on Wednesday said the initiative was aimed at enhancing the skills of practitionals in the health sector.
The country director PPFA-Global said the training of health professionals such as doctors nurses and midwives was designed to meet the growing health challenges confronting people the grassroots.He expressed optimism that the training will hone skills of the professionals.
Claire Tebbet, the PPFA-Global senior programme officer in charge of monitoring and evaluation reiterated the organization’s emphasis on the training and retraining of the health professionals.
Dr. Omolola and Mrs. Adekemi Olawolere who are the seminar facilitators from the Public Health Institute of the Obafemi Awolowo University admonished Nigerians to embrace the HIV/AIDS patients, just as they kicked against stigmatization.

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