Can mothers living with HIV exclusively breastfeed?
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in this special publication addresses some of the questions raised by mothers especially those living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome...
WHO probes birth control pill, HIV infection link
*41% of southern Nigerian women accept reversible contraceptive device after delivery *Age, educational attainment, marital status, parity, number of living children, previous use affected choice The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it would convene an expert review group later in 2016 to examine the links between the use of various hormonal contraceptive methods and…
Reducing hepatitis-related deaths
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), viral hepatitis exists in five forms - A, B, C, D and E. It is transmitted via bodily fluids, or, in the case of A and E, through food or drink contaminated with faeces.
Furore over black seed, honey cure for HIV
Can herbal mixture made predominantly with black seed (Nigella sativa) and honey provide the much sought after cure for the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)?
Researchers warn of no quick HIV cure
Researchers on Tuesday praised progress made towards developing an HIV cure, but said it was impossible to tell when or even if a cure for the devastating epidemic would be found.
HIV/AIDS still top killer of African adolescents
HIV/AIDS remains the leading cause of death among Africans aged between 10 and 19, UNICEF chief Anthony Lake said Monday at the start of a major international conference on the virus.
PSN charges pharmacists in Americas on teamwork
Nigerian pharmacists have charged their colleagues in diaspora on delivering healthcare through multidisciplinary approach.President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria...
Drug reduces risk of life-threatening HIV-related infections
The verdict is out: Adults and children with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) who start antiretroviral therapy (ART) as early as possible reduce their risk of developing serious HIV-related infections.