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15 Sep
The Global Fund to Fight Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AID), Tuberculosis and Malaria has denied any misappropriation or fraud in the fund it made available for managing Human Immunodeficiency Virus
13 Sep
The Global Fund partnership, yesterday, said it had saved 50 million lives in the last two decades, proof that global commitment and community leadership can force world’s deadliest infectious diseases...
12 Sep
The fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria has saved 50 million lives over the past 20 years, the Global Fund said Monday, appealing for $18 billion to save millions more.
10 Sep
The United States government, yesterday, said despite insecurity, COVID-19 and declining economic situation, the HIV epidemic control and AIDS-Free generation, are a reality for Nigeria as they jointly guarantee access to HIV treatment and services in the country.
20 Aug
Dr. Tom Frieden is the President and Chief Executive, of Resolve To Save Lives, an international NGO. In this interview with CHIJIOKE IREMEKA, he spoke about the efforts of the organisation
17 Aug
Thousands of people in Britain infected with HIV and hepatitis C through contaminated blood transfusions will receive a compensation payment decades after the scandal, the UK government announced on Wednesday. The payment of £100,000 ($121,000) to each victim is an interim one after Brian Langstaff, the chairman of a public inquiry into the long-running scandal,…
8 Aug
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Nigeria is not on track in achieving the 2030 global target of ending Tuberculosis (TB) epidemic due to the high number of undetected cases in the country.
7 Aug
The Director and National Coordinator, National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control Programme (NTBLCP), Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike, has said that early diagnosis and treatment is the sure way of cutting the chain of transmission of tuberculosis (TB) in the country.
27 Jul
Botswana has become the second nation in the world, after Eswatini, to reach a landmark UN goal towards eradicating AIDS, researchers said Wednesday, in what health experts hailed as "stellar results". The country has met the so-called "95-95-95" target on HIV diagnosis, treatment and viral suppression several years early, according to a study published ahead…
27 Jul
AIDS researchers announced on Wednesday that a fourth person has been "cured" of HIV, but the dangerous procedure for patients also battling cancer may be little comfort for the tens of millions living with the virus worldwide.
30 Jun
Rotary Club of Lagos Palmgrove Estate’s Secretariat, Ilupeju, one of the 36 centres created in Lagos and Ogun states to carry out free screening on ailments ranging from malaria, hepatitis
15 Jun
Since 2023, the United States government said it had contributed over $6 billion to strengthen systems, train and recruit hundreds of thousands of health workers, upgrade existing laboratories and develop modern management...

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