Taraba becomes first state to build capacity on HIV/AIDS programming for adolescents, young people
Taraba has become the first State in Nigeria to build capacity on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) programming for adolescents and young.
World Bank releases $1.5 million to Zamfara for medical care improvement
The World Bank through the Federal Ministry of Health has released $1.5 million to Zamfara State Government to strengthen maternal and child health services across the state.
21m to die of HIV/AIDS by 2030, 28m at risk of infection
A global non-profit organisation, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), has called on world leaders to close funding gap on response to HIV/AIDS.
Can mothers living with HIV exclusively breastfeed?
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in this special publication addresses some of the questions raised by mothers especially those living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome...
WHO probes birth control pill, HIV infection link
*41% of southern Nigerian women accept reversible contraceptive device after delivery *Age, educational attainment, marital status, parity, number of living children, previous use affected choice The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it would convene an expert review group later in 2016 to examine the links between the use of various hormonal contraceptive methods and…
How bitter leaf, sweet basil protect fertility in diabetics
It has been touted as the most potent herbal combination of all time. A blend of bitter leaf and scent leaf (sweet basil) promises to not just stop diabetes, the growth of breast, lung and prostate ...
Roche, Old Mutual Nigeria partner to develop insurance product for terminal illnesses
Determined to increase awareness and enrollment of individuals on life and health insurance, Old Mutual Nigeria and Roche Products Limited have signed a memorandum of understanding for the creation ...
Hepatitis kills 10 times more than Malaria, HIV, experts warn
Medical researchers have unveiled reasons why Hepatitis kills more people than Malaria, Tuberculosis (TB) and Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Reducing hepatitis-related deaths
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), viral hepatitis exists in five forms - A, B, C, D and E. It is transmitted via bodily fluids, or, in the case of A and E, through food or drink contaminated with faeces.