Bid to cut N418b HIV budget unsettles Nigeria, others
No fewer than one million people will die in Nigeria and other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa if funding cuts proposed by the Donald Trump administration to global public health programmes are enacted. Also, the decision would lead to more than 300,000 children orphaned.
Anti-HIV progress under threat
Worried that the Federal Government contributes only about seven per cent of funding for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) activities in the country, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS....
‘More people dying from hepatitis than AIDS, TB’
The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged for action to wipe out hepatitis as the ongoing epidemic worsens.In its first global report on the infection, it said the number of people dying from treatable forms of the disease, often caused by alcohol and drug abuse, is rising.
Fresh HIV/AIDS breakthrough
Scientists have confirmed Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) can survive in another less-explored type of white blood cell.
Hold it, Yari may be right!
The Governor of Zamfara State, AbdulAziz Abubakar Yari, has stirred up the hornet’s nest when he said the cerebrospinal meningitis ravaging his state is a spiritual consequence...
AIDS survey committee inaugurated
Director General (DG) of the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr. Sani Aliyu, stressed that in “our quest to end AIDS, if there is no accurate collection of data then there are no targets; no plans and sourcing of funds become ineffective.”
NACA charges government on improved funding for HIV/AIDS campaign
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has stated the need for the Federal Government to allocate more funds to tackle the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Fresh concerns over unverified HIV cure claims
From Dr. Jeremiah Abalaka with his controversial vaccine for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), in 1999, Dr. Paul Olisa Ojeih...
Scientists closer to poliovirus-free vaccine production
In a promising development for keeping the world polio-free after eradication, a recent study has produced stable polio vaccine using virus-like particles (VLP) in the place of live poliovirus.