Health minister reiterates FG’s commitment to addressing HIV/AIDS
A documentary to demonstrate the Federal Government’s commitment to addressing issues of HIV/AIDS will be launched on Dec. 1, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said.
Why smoking is more hazardous to HIV patients than virus itself
Cigarette smokers who are Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) positive appear to have a higher chance of dying from smoking-related complications than from HIV.
Malaria, HIV remain top killer diseases in Nigeria
A new global study has found that malaria was the leading killer disease in Nigeria, resulting in 192,284 deaths in 2015 while the second and third top causes of death in Nigeria ...
Scientists close to HIV cure as treated patient shows ‘remarkable’ progress
Scientists are close to a breakthrough in the search for a Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) cure as a British man suffering from the virus shows “remarkable” progress after treatment.
‘More Nigerians will die of cancer than HIV, malaria in seven years’
More Nigerians will die of cancer within the next seven years, a study has revealed. The study, conducted by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Analysis of Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Policies in Africa Project (ANPPA), spoke of evidence, which point to prevalence of the ailment and others NCDs, like cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and Type…
HIV positive mothers can breastfeed exclusively without transmitting infection
Dr Abimbola Williams, the Head of Health, Save the Children Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), said mothers living with HIV could breastfeed exclusively without transmitting the virus to the baby.
Global antimicrobial resistance tops agenda at UN General Assembly
How to effectively tackle the global threat of growing antimicrobial resistance is top on the agenda as world leaders meet at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly ...
World Bank releases $1.5 million to Zamfara for medical care improvement
The World Bank through the Federal Ministry of Health has released $1.5 million to Zamfara State Government to strengthen maternal and child health services across the state.
Why Sub-Saharan Africans are satisfied with their sex lives
More reasons have emerged why people in Africa’s Sub-Sahara region, a relatively undeveloped area, are generally satisfied with their sex lives with the most common rating- reported by 18 percent ...