First Lady to launch Free to Shine Campaign today


The First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo is expected to launch the Free to Shine Campaign today, Thursday, 24 January 2019 in collaboration with the Ghana Aids Commission in Accra.

The Free to Shine Campaign seeks to improve access and patronage of quality antenatal care services that include HIV testing, placement on anti-retroviral medicines if tested positive for HIV and continuous follow-up of mother and baby.

The launch is on the theme: Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission: The Key to an HIV-Free Generation and Keeping Mothers Alive.

In 2017, the UNAIDS appointed Mrs Akufo-Addo as the Premier Ambassador in Ghana for HIV Advocacy, elimination of mother to Child Transmission of HIV and saving mothers to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets for 2020.



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