Covid-19 compared with other dealy viruses
The global death toll from Covid-19 passed three million on Saturday, with the pandemic already having killed more people than most other viral epidemics of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Make HIV treatment free, U.S., APIN charge Ondo State government
The United States (U.S.) The government has reiterated the need for the Ondo State Government to scale up the prevention of new HIV infection across the 18 local councils of the state.
USAID empowers Nigeria’s TB control programme to diagnose, treat suspected patients
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided critical commodities to Nigeria’s National Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy Control Programme for the testing...
Solidarity as tool against HIV/AIDS
It has become a ritual to set aside December 1, of every year as the world AIDS day to draw attention to this global pandemic. This seems to be eclipsed this year by a more serious viral pandemic
FG tasks local firms on production of HIV drugs, test kits
Determined to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the midst of COVID-19, the Federal Government has tasked local pharmaceutical manufacturers to begin production of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and HIV test kits in the country.
World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS
Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer than 1.6 million Nigerians died of HIV/AIDS since the outbreak of the epidemic in 1985.
HIV/AIDS transmission rate drops in Nigeria
Prof. Sulaimon Akanmu of Haematology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, says evidence abound that rate of transmission of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has dropped.
Why local pharmaceuticals should be prioritised in disbursement of N100bn intervention fund
We have been on this for a while and we are not losing faith in government to support the sector for a sustainable development with the intervention fund.
How Nigeria can end AIDS before 2030, by NACA
The gloomy picture painted by UNAIDS that without appropriate attention COVID-19 could cause hundreds of thousands of new Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) infections, and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome...