Sunday, 3rd December 2023


2 days ago
The hullabaloo the advent of the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) generated may have petered considerably, but there is no denying the fact that the scourge is still ravaging. With no cure, or effective vaccine in sight yet, dwindling donor funds, and an alleged spike in prevalence at the…
9 Nov
Stakeholders are unanimous that Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), if untreated, has gone from certain death sentences to chronic disease people can live with.
7 Aug
Prevalence of viral Hepatitis B has quadrupled that of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Taraba State, Women and Children Health Empowerment Foundation (WACHEF) has disclosed.
30 Jul
President, World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), Danjuma Adda, has re-echoed the prevalence of Hepatitis B and C in Nigeria and on the continent in general. He also said that the dreams of achieving the Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS), would remain a mirage, unless something was done urgently.
6 Jul
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, a new virus (HIV) that caused the devastating disease, AIDs had emerged and spread around the world. The impact of this new virus on people and the economy was only just becoming obvious.
6 Jul
United Nations Joint Action on AIDS (UNAIDS) has said remarkable progress had been made in HIV/AIDS response in Nigeria, with 1.8 million people on treatment.
8 Jun
One of the 21 pregnant girls rescued during a raid on a baby factory by troops of the 14 Army Brigade, Ohafia, Abia State, on Sunday, has tested positive to Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV).
27 May
There is a rising cases of children being infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the country due to failure by many pregnant women to register for antenatal services in hospitals, instead patronise traditional birth attendants (TBAs) among other factors fuelling the rate of Child-HIV in the country. CHIJIOKE IREMEKA writes on how the…
14 Apr
Research by Economist Impact across 13 African countries has shown that fully financing the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) response will save millions of lives and produce substantial health, social and economic gains.
13 Apr
Research and analysis by Economist Impact, conducted across 13 African countries has shown that fully financing the HIV response will save millions of lives and would produce substantial health, social and economic gains and help to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. The new report," A Triple Dividend: The health, social and…
6 Apr
Stakeholders have demanded an open license for the generic production of HIV and hepatitis C drugs to allow low and middle-income countries access to lifesaving drugs.
23 Mar
Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for the treatment of severe blood cancers is the only medical intervention that has cured two people living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in the past.


18 mins ago
No fewer 200 private legal practitioners from the 19 Northern States have volunteered to assist Gov. Kabir Yusuf of Kano State to win his Gubernatorial election appeal case at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
45 mins ago
Five persons died and 11 injured in an auto crash involving a Nissan Caravan with Registration number GWB532XY and a Mark Truck with no registration number along Itu – Calabar road on Saturday.
49 mins ago
The Police Command in Abia has declared four school children of the same parents missing.
1 hour ago
'Tis the season to be joyous, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than embarking on a Christmas adventure? Whether you're heading home to be with loved ones or exploring a winter wonderland, proper preparation is the key to a stress-free and joyous journey. So, dust off your suitcase and grab your Santa hat…
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Last week, the world celebrated Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness (AMR). The goal was to raise awareness about AMR — a phenomenon where antimicrobials no longer kill or prevent the growth of the microbes they used to kill. Our bodies do an excellent job of containing viral, bacterial or fungal infections before a doctor chips in with…
1 hour ago
Following astronomical increase in prices of drugs, some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have resorted to herbal concoctions commonly referred to as “Agbo” to treat various illnesses.
1 hour ago
NDLEA recovered at least eight tons of Indian hemp and 8,000 bottles of codeine in raids in Edo, Delta, Bauchi, Kaduna, Gombe, Kogi Anambra and the FCT in the last one week. Its spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated on Sunday in Abuja that operatives stormed Ujiogba Forest in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo…
2 hours ago
Ten Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) directors, heading different departments have officially retired from service, after attaining the mandatory 60 years of age, or 35 years of service.
2 hours ago
Star French striker Kylian Mbappe can win the Ballon d'Or in "any team", Ronaldinho told AFP Sunday, but the Brazilian would like him to win it with Paris Saint-Germain, "a big club".
2 hours ago
French prosecutors have launched an investigation into a "terrorist plot" after a man known to the authorities as a radical Islamist with mental health troubles stabbed a tourist to death and wounded two other people in central Paris at the weekend before being arrested.