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An Assessment of The Roles of Government And Non Governmental Organizations in The Prevention And Management of Hiv/aids in Nigeria, 2000-2006

Ugbegili I. Sylvester: Department Of History Benue State University, Makurdi E-mail: Phone: +2348035098734


The outbreak of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria in 1986 was indeed disastrous. It took a serious toll on the population of the nation and brought untold hardship as well. To mitigate the potency and painful consequences of this disease, the Government of Nigeria as well as non-governmental organizations made frantic efforts in the area of prevention and management of the disease. The main objective of this paper therefore is to assess the various roles played by Government and Non-Governmental organizations in the prevention and management of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria from the year 2000 to 2006. Findings of this research will benefit the people of Nigeria generally. Secondary source of information was majorly used in writing the paper.

Key words: HIV/AIDS, Non-governmental organisation, Prevention and Management.

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