Nigeria: USAID Welcomes Firm's Support to Eradicate HIV/Aids in Bayelsa

[This Day] As part of efforts to involve private sector in Nigeria's healthcare, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has accepted contributions from a leading telecommunications infrastructure firm, IHS Nigeria, to support its activities in eradicating HIV/AIDS in Bayelsa State.
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