Japan props Togo's fight against HIV/AIDS

Lome- Togo (PANA) -- The Japanese government has granted 427,350 dollars to Togo in support that country's fight against HIV/AIDS.
Sources in the capital, Lome said the grant would finance the preparation of an emergency HIV/AIDS eradication plan.
The project targets several objectives, including a reduction of the HIV infection rate, providing care and support to people living with HIV/AIDS and strengthening the country's capacity to cope with the pandemic.
Togo currently has an HIV/AIDS prevalence rate of about 6 per cent.

24 august 2001 23:31:00




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