According to the last HIV/AIDs cases report which was conducted in 2019, Bono Region is ahead of other regions.
This was disclosed to the public by the Ashanti Regional Technical Co-ordinator of HIV/AIDs Commission, Mrs Olivia Greyham in an interview on Sweet FM’s Morning Show in Kumasi with the host, Mr Addai.
She stated that, HIV/AIDs pervelence rate in Ghana, from 2019 to date is topped by the newly created region Bono with 3.4% rate.
According to Mrs Olivia, Ashanti Region placed Second position with 3.2% tiring with Greater Accra also with the same rate of cases 3.2%. This was followed by Western region with 2.9% in that order.
She said with adult prevalence rate Bono Region again topped with 2.66 with Kumasi on the 4th position with 1.94%.
With Ashanti Region she said Kwadaso Is leading with 6.44 prevalence rate while Amansie West follows with 3.5% rate with Diane following with 3%.
Ashanti Regional Technical Co-ordinator of HIV/AIDS has advised Ghanaians not to fear testing for HIV/AIDS where HIV Is the virus and AIDS the illness.
According to her, when one is tested early it means that the virus will be better managed
story By: Abena Adoma – Myghanamedia.com (Reporter).