Model, television presenter and actress, Nana Akua Addo on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 joined several other personalities to sign up to the Protect the Goal (PtG) campaign of the United Nations’ body for HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS.
She pledged her commitment to the theme of the campaign, which seeks among other things to sustain the gains being made against the spread of the epidemic in Ghana.
Nana Akua Addo recorded a short video message, calling on Ghanaians to adhere to safe sex and also to know their status.
Her 1-year old daughter, Jesusa Jewel Menaye-Dodua Norman also participated in the exercise, therefore making her the youngest person to join the campaign.
Protect the Goal (PtG) is a joint campaign between UNAIDS and the world football governing body, FIFA, to advocate for the prevention of HIV infection through sports.
The campaign illustrates the power of protection and fosters HIV prevention and treatment in preparations for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
It also aims to raise awareness of HIV and mobile young people to commit to its prevention.
The exercise was administered by the Country Director of the UNAIDS, Girmay Haile.
Nana Akua Addo was Miss Malaika 2003 second runner-up and Miss Ghana-Germany 2005.
She has featured in movies including Raj – The Dancer, Believe Me, Hidden Passion, Crazy Scandal, Breaking the Rules, Destiny’s Child, Wanna Be, Speechless, Rain and others.