Nigeria: Nigeria Uses Internet to Educate Citizens About HIV/AIDS (September 2006)

Through a partnership between AIDS Information Center International (AICI) and the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS have a new source for information about HIV/AIDS on the Internet. The new Web site provides a central place Nigerians can visit for accurate and trustworthy knowledge.

The site provides community news, links to newspaper articles on HIV/AIDS, information about AICI, and contact information for the organization. Visitors to the site will also find a link to the AICI blog, where organizers post more detailed information about local events.

AICI, which is supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Emergency Plan/PEPFAR), works to disseminate information about HIV/AIDS in the federal capital territory of Abuja and surrounding communities. The program targets women, youth, children, and people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. AICI was initiated by the Nigerian Library Association and is managed with support from the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria. U.S. Government interagency website managed by the Office of U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
and the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. State Department.
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