Oyo criminalises stigmatising people living with HIV/AIDS
The Oyo State Government on Friday launched the state’s HIV/AIDS Anti-Stigma Law 2016, to protect and preserve the fundamental rights of people living with the disease.
NACA boss raises alarm over shrinking funding for HIV/AIDS response
The Director General National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr. Sani Aliyu, has said that the challenges of inadequate domestic funding, shrinking donor support, a weak health care...
Rotary Club sensitises 500 female students on proper hygiene
Speaking during the programme, Secretary, Family Health and AIDS Prevention, District 9110, Olusola Benson said the project was aimed at sensitising female students in the area of proper hygiene during their menstrual cycle.
Institute urges government to raise funding for HIV/AIDS
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to develop a pool of fund to enable it to cope with the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the country instead ...
Doctors seeing more HIV patients with multi-drug resistance
A significant number of people with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) have strains of the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-causing virus ...
NACA faults government on HIV, AIDS control
The NACA’s Director, Partnership Co-ordination, Dr. Emmanuel Hassan, blamed the state and the Federal Government for the slow pace.
‘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.