Zangon-Kataf LGA HIV-MNCHW Team Wins State Award

The HIV-MNCHW Team of Zangon-Kataf LGA has won the award for the best performing LGA in Kaduna State in HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) of Pregnant Women. The award was won after the results of the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCHW), conducted in all the 23 LGAs of Kaduna State from 1st -5th of February, 2016, was compiled.

The score sheet shows that Zangon-Kataf LGA was able to test 9,420 pregnant women for HIV within the 5-day period of five exercise.

The picture below was the Executive Secretary of Kaduna State AIDS Control Agency (KADSACA), Dr. Halliru Abubakar Musa Soba, presenting the award of Excellence to the PMTCT Focal Person of Zangon-Kataf LGA, Mrs. Rahab Ibrahim during a feedback meeting with the 23 LGAs PMTCT Focal Persons on 15th Febru2016.

HIV Testing.Jaba LGA came second position. The second picture below is the Chairman of the State PMTCT Technical Working Group (TWG), Dr. Joel A. Adze, presenting an award to Jaba LGA PMTCT Focal Person, Mrs. Celina A. Adamu.

HIV Testing..And the third position went to Chikun LGA. The third picture below was Utpal Moitra, the Chief of Office, UNICEF Kaduna, presenting the award to the PMTCT Focal Person of Chikun LGA, Mrs. Fibi Sandra Obanewo.

It will be recalled that Kaduna State was able to test 126,398 pregnant women for HIV during the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week, which was the highest in the country. The group picture below is the LGAs and State PMTCT-HIV Team, after a feedback meeting on the HCT-MNCHW, which was conducted at Asso Motel, Kaduna on 15th February, 2016.

Congratulations to the deserving winners!

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