Nigerian Radio Stations Advocate for More Domestic Funding for HIV and AIDS

In Nigeria, private organizations, including the media, are heeding the call to take ownership of the HIV and AIDS response. Rivers state radio station Cool/Wazobia FM/Nigeria Info has shown commitment to the cause, signing a deal in July 2016 to provide HIV-related programming over the next two years. The memorandum of understanding—worth over 19 million Naira (about USD $48,000)—was developed in partnership with the Rivers State HIV/AIDS Domestic Resource Mobilization Technical Working Group (DRM TWG).

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