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An Assessment of Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Chanchaga Local Government from 2018 to 2022: Niger State, Nigeria

The Research was aimed at determining the prevalence of HIV/AIDS cases among the population of Chanchaga local government area of Niger State from 2018-2022 as well as determining factors contributing to the prevalence of cases of the disease in the years under review and review literature on the HIV/AIDS taking into cognizes Age, Gender and Year in which information on the disease was documented. Research Purpose: The purpose of this research were mainly to ascertain the HIV/AID cases recorded in the General Hospital Minna mainly from Chanchage Local government Area with the view to understand disease trend and the epidemiology of the infectious among population of Chanchage community, consequently this development were be a yardstick to proffer public health intervention in reducing the morbidity as well as mortality among the population and the existing HIV/AIDs patients were advised on adequate dietary intake, medication as well exercise to prolong their life. Methodology: The methods the researcher employed was cross-sectional designed and secondary data from hospital records of HIV/AIDS patients as well as literature review of HIV/AIDS cases from World Health Organization, Nigeria Agency for Control of AIDS United Nations Agency for the Control of AIDS. etc. Results: The study was based on Secondary data obtained through the records of HIV/AIDS cases in General Hospital Minna Chanchaga however the results reveal the prevalence of HIV/AIDS from 2018 to 2022 to be at 2,403 cases with more than 80% of the case seen in the age group range of 20-40 years. The present study shows that young women are much more susceptible to HIV/AIDS than young men as they have highest (70%) prevalence through the years. It also indicated a clear decrease of the prevalence from 2019 – 2022 with 2019 having the highest prevalence.

HIV/AIDS Prevalence, Chanchaga Local Government, Niger State, Nigeria

APA Style

Hassan Abdulkareem, J., Abdulkarim, H., Yunusa Aliyu, F. (2023). An Assessment of Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Chanchaga Local Government from 2018 to 2022: Niger State, Nigeria. American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, 11(6), 108-113.

ACS Style

Hassan Abdulkareem, J.; Abdulkarim, H.; Yunusa Aliyu, F. An Assessment of Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Chanchaga Local Government from 2018 to 2022: Niger State, Nigeria. Am. J. Clin. Exp. Med. 2023, 11(6), 108-113. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20231106.12

AMA Style

Hassan Abdulkareem J, Abdulkarim H, Yunusa Aliyu F. An Assessment of Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Chanchaga Local Government from 2018 to 2022: Niger State, Nigeria. Am J Clin Exp Med. 2023;11(6):108-113. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20231106.12

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