Christine Adjobi

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Dr. Aya Christine Adjobi Nebout
Minister for the Fight Against AIDS
Assumed office
March 13, 2003
President Laurent Gbagbo
Personal details
Born July 24, 1949
Impérial, Côte d'Ivoire[1]

Dr. Christine Adjobi is an Ivorian politician and physician. A member of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI), she is Minister for the Fight Against AIDS in the Ivorian government of Prime Minister Guillaume Soro. In 2002-2003, during the Ivorian Civil War, Dr. Adjobi was Delegate Minister in Charge of the Fight Against AIDS.[2] As such, she headed a campaign in the besieged areas, aimed at refugees of war, native peoples, and the national armed forces (FANCI), all of whom, in times of war, run a greater risk of infection with HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. She decided to take into psychosocial and therapeutic care HIV positive people. Thus, successively, she joined the CDC's Retro-CI Project at the Center for Diagnosis and Research on AIDS and other opportunistic infections (CEDRES), in the outpatient unit of the University Hospital Center of Treichville.

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  1. ^ "www.gouv.ci", accessed March 22, 2009.
  2. ^ "afdevinfo.com", accessed March 22, 2009