Birth control shot linked to HIV risk
Transitioning away from a popular contraceptive shot known as depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) could help protect women in Sub-Saharan Africa...
Sustaining free HIV treatment in Nigeria
Nigeria may not be able to meet the National Strategic Framework (NSF) 2017-2021 Targets and the United Nations 90-90-90 ambitious treatment plan...
Firm supports global coalition on HIV prevention
At the Inaugural Meeting of Global HIV Prevention Coalition held in Geneva, Switzerland, on October 10 to 11, 2017, StarTimes vice-president Guo Ziqi sent a strong message towards reaching the prevention targets of the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS.
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.
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.
StarTimes, UNAIDS partner to help Africa end AIDS epidemic by 2030
According to the MOU, the two parties created a strategic partnership with the aim of achieving a shared objective and common goal, which is to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
Stigma, discrimination threaten plan to end AIDS scourge by 2030
If stigma and discrimination are not addressed appropriately, it will result in more people getting infected with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome...
Nigeria accounts for over 25 % of new HIV child infections
Nigeria accounts for more than a quarter of all new Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) infections among children globally and only half of pregnant women living with the virus are tested for the disease.
HIV treatment soars, but young African women suffer
The number of HIV-infected people taking anti-retroviral medicine has doubled in just five years, the UN said Monday, while highlighting high infection rates among young African women.