LASG sensitizes abattoir stakeholders on HIV/AIDS
Speaking at the workshop, Titilayo Abraham Onu, Program manager for HIV Prevention unit, urged all stakeholders to maintain good health and prevent spread of diseases. She noted that the safety of stakeholders must come first before the distribution of meat to the public.
‘States may be required to fund treatment of HIV/AIDS patients’
State governments may be required to fund treatment of persons affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as donor agencies gradually withdraw their assistance due to paucity of funds. The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Head, Performance Management Division, Kemi Ladeinde, who stated this during an advocacy…
People living with HIV/AIDS mourn dead colleagues
From the Network of People Living With HIV/AIDS (NEPWHAN) in Taraba State came a startling revelation that over 892 members of the network had died between 2015 and 2017.
Government seeks private sector partnership in cancer, HIV/AIDS awareness
The Lagos State government has identified the need to explore the private sector involvement in its drive to increase public awareness of cancer, HIV/AIDS to further stem the spread of these diseases.
HIV/AIDS: Nigeria researcher calls for clinical trial of his drug
“I therefore appeal to the federal government to institute an inter-ministerial committee to carry out clinical trial of the drug in six centres across the country without further delay.
Political will can end AIDS in West and Central Africa
The signs that political leaders are fulfilling their promise to redouble efforts to achieve the “2016 United Nations Political Declaration on ending AIDS” by 2030 are now clear.
Zanzibar arrests 20 for 'homosexuality': police
Twenty people have been arrested on Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar for alleged homosexuality, a police official said Saturday, in the latest crackdown on the country's gay community.
‘Poverty, disease are solvable human misery’
Bill and Melinda Gates concluded: “People always ask us why we invest in global development. That is easy: Poverty and disease in poor countries are the clearest examples we know of solvable human misery…”