The hullabaloo the advent of the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) generated may have petered considerably, but there is no denying the fact that the scourge is still ravaging. With no cure, or effective vaccine in sight yet, dwindling donor funds, and an alleged spike in prevalence at the…
In the lead up to December 1, 2023, World AIDS Day, with the global theme ‘Let Communities Lead’ and domesticated in Nigeria as ‘Communities Leadership to end AIDS by 2030’ reflects the country’s recognition of the importance and the significant role of communities
• Over 40 million people have died since HIV was discovered in 80’s — UNAIDS The Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr Gambo Aliyu, has said that Nigeria is progressing towards ending Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as a public health problem by 2030, and has made commendable success,…
Stakeholders are unanimous that Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), if untreated, has gone from certain death sentences to chronic disease people can live with.
United States Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, Dr. John Nkengasong, has assured that, in partnership with Nigeria, the Abuja Declaration will be achieved by 2030. Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy leads implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which is the U.S.…
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, a new virus (HIV) that caused the devastating disease, AIDs had emerged and spread around the world. The impact of this new virus on people and the economy was only just becoming obvious.
Ahead of World Malaria Day (WMD), the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria, yesterday, warned that the epidemiology of malaria, a disease that kills one child every minute, is shifting, making it more difficult to predict, prevent and control outbreaks.
As people mark the 2023 Valentine's Day all over the world, the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), has cautioned against the contraction of HIV/AIDs disease.
Ahead of Valentine’s Day, next week, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is planning an in-person and virtual event to commemorate International Condom Day (ICD) 2023, which is held on Valentine’s eve, as an advocacy to highlight the importance of condoms...
22 Dec 2022
With recent reports showing a rise in new Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) cases in the country, public health experts have called for more awareness on new and improved prevention tools to mitigate spread of the virus in line with the global campaign to end AIDS epidemic by 2030. According to the…