Nigeria gets fresh $89m USAID grant, Norway backs UNEP report
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday announced a fresh $89 million grant to assist Nigeria in herb quest to achieve the development goals...
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.
Group raises alarm on rise of HIV infection in adolescent girls
Reports further revealed that for every 90 seconds, HIV is transmitted to a girl or young woman, which means that at least, 340, 000 new HIV infections occur among girls and young women between age 10-24 yearly.
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.
WHO, UNAIDS, NACA laud FG’s move to help additional 50,000 people living with HIV
Director General of NACA, Dr Sani Aliyu, in a statement, said: “We are encouraged by the enthusiasm that the Federal Government is showing towards putting more of its own financial resources to the HIV response.
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.
WARIF partners NIMR to prevent, treat HIV/AIDS
The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has announced its partnership with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) to prevent and tread HIV/AIDS in the country.
Lack of sleep, testing positive to HIV double chances of committing suicide
Having Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) also made the risk doubled, despite advances in treatments, according to researchers in Michigan, United States (U.S.).