‘Over 5,000 IDPs in Borno are HIV/AIDS carriers’
The Borno State Coordinator on HIV/AIDS, Hassan Mustapha, has disclosed that over 5, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in 27 camps across the state are currently ...
Nigeria ranks top in AIDS-related fatalities
Nigeria has the highest number of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-related deaths in the world with 180,000 toll yearly.
Pope urges 'responsible behaviour' to stop AIDS spread
Pope Francis on Wednesday issued a call for "responsible behaviour" to prevent the spread of AIDS without specifying whether that included wearing condoms.
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.
Why smoking is more hazardous to HIV patients than virus itself
Cigarette smokers who are Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) positive appear to have a higher chance of dying from smoking-related complications than from HIV.
Beware! Rabies kills faster than AIDS
Rabies is one of the deadly diseases but, often overlooked. It is a highly fatal disease, known to kill 99.9 per cent of its victims once they begin to show the clinical signs.
Malaria, HIV remain top killer diseases in Nigeria
A new global study has found that malaria was the leading killer disease in Nigeria, resulting in 192,284 deaths in 2015 while the second and third top causes of death in Nigeria ...
Bill Gates: Disease fight is tough but progress is 'incredible'
Through his foundation, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates is the top nongovernmental donor to the Global Fund against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, with plans to give $600 million between 2017-2019.