Speaking at the opening of a two-day training on sensitizing pregnant women against infecting their babies with HIV virus, An NGO Royal Impact Health Care Society has advocated for HIV test by couples before marriage in Kebbi State, Dr. Kola Oduola said that both male and female should be subjected to test before marriage because of HIV cases established in many communities across the state.
According to Oduola, the NGO in collaboration with the State Action Control on Aids (SACA), has embarked on massive sensitization of the traditional and opinion leaders in the society to encourage their pregnant women to visit hospital for routine medical check and test on the HIV. According to him, the aim of the sensitization was to prevent transmission of the virus to the children.

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