Monday, 5th December 2022
Breaking News:


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...
14 Jun
As part of activities to mark the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD), today, June 14, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has decried acute blood shortage in Nigeria and another middle...
28 Mar
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trial Network (IMPAACT) P1107 have reported the first case of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus ..
28 Feb
The Nigeria Business Coalition Against AIDS (NiBUCAA) has stressed the need for Nigerians to embrace HIV self-test.
25 Feb
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has revealed that no fewer than 1.7 million persons accessed HIV/AIDs treatment in the South East region in 2021
21 Feb
According to the author quoted above, 1918 – 1919, flu killed about 50 million people but Lassa fever, Ebola and HIV-1 predicted to create greater havoc than flu...
11 Feb
The Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, Dr Pabara Newton-Igwele, has reassured persons living with HIV in the state that they can safely get the coronavirus vaccination.
2 Feb
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, launched a N62.1 billion trust fund to end Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as a public health threat and place more people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) on treatment yearly.


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Brazilian football superstar Pele's daughters told his fans Sunday that their father's health was not at serious risk, saying they are confident he will return home when he recovers from a respiratory infection.
42 mins ago
Waxing is a highly recommended option to shaving. Not only does it take away the stress of daily shaving and ingrown hairs, it leaves your skin much smoother. However, like with all forms of hair removal, there are helpful steps to take to prep for your appointments. These tips would help you prep your skin…
43 mins ago
Orah Bayit Foundation has been around for some time now, founded by Grace Lliya, a media practitioner, who is passionate about impacting the lives of children and creating opportunities for the needy. She speaks on how she balances life being a journalist and running a not-for-profit organisation. What was growing up like for you? I…
55 mins ago
Gunmen abducted 19 Muslim worshippers after attacking a mosque in the restive northwest of Nigeria, police said Sunday.
1 hour ago
A landslide engulfed a road Sunday in Colombia, killing three people and leaving some 20 trapped in the mud, authorities said.