The Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) has given an to Airtel Nigeria, in recognition of its awareness campaign and provision of toll-free line in response to HIV & AIDS related health cases in Lagos.
The award was given to Airtel at the maiden edition of LSACA Awards & Dinner Night.
According to the Chief Executive Officer of LSACA, Dr. Oluseyi Temowo, Airtel was honoured for helping the agency respond swiftly to cases of HIV & AIDS in the State. “The contributions of Airtel in driving support for HIV & AIDS awareness demonstrates how much the company is committed to touching lives of people in Lagos and across Nigeria,” Temowo said.
She disclosed that Airtel has been a corporate partner of LSACA over the years and have made significant contributions in the fight against HIV & AIDS, urging other corporate organizations to emulate Airtel in supporting LSACA to end the virus in Lagos State.
Aside its toll free line and awareness campaign initiatives, Airtel Nigeria had, in the past, held a free medical screening for the people in the Ilaje Community in Iponri, Lagos, raising awareness and deepening community engagement through the initiative.