Anaemia causes and treatment
Anaemia occurs when your blood does not have enough red blood cells. This can happen if the body does not make enough red blood cells, bleeding, which causes loss of red blood cells...
Why Nigeria, Russia, Florida have worst HIV/AIDS indices
Scientists have provided explanation why Nigeria, Russia, and Florida in the United States (US) have worst outcomes for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the world.
Akwa Ibom government evolves new method to check HIV/AIDS spread
The Akwa Ibom State government has evolved new method named Test and Start Approach that would help ascertain the number of HIV/AIDS positive persons in the state.Director and Project Manager, Akwa Ibom State Agency for the Control of AIDS, Dr. Nkereuwem Etok.....
FG to hands-off HIV/AIDS control to states
The Federal Government may next year hand over the management of HIV/AIDS to states.The coordinator of the Abia State AIDS Control/Programme, Dr. Rock Hemuka disclosed this yesterday.He spoke at an advocacy meeting on maternal, new born and child health forum in Umuahia, the state capital.
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…
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.