ECOWAS workshop urges concerted action against HIV/AIDS PDF Print E-mail
A four-day workshop on "developing a strategic plan of action on gender and the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the ECOWAS region" has ended in Abuja, with the adoption of recommendations to stem the rising tide of the disease in the region, an ECOWAS statement said. The workshop, which ended late Thursday, proposed, among others, the harmonisation of laws and policies of ECOWAS countries relating to the empowerment women and youth to strengthen the fight against the disease. Read more...