Working with data from NAIIS, Nigeria can meet 2030 global target to end AIDS
At the moment, we can say that the country’s situation regarding the fight against Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is good.
Senate tasks FG on adequate funding of NACA to curb HIV spread
To effectively contain the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the country, the Senate yesterday urged the Federal Government to ensure adequate funding of the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA).
‘Why Nigeria has fifth worst tuberculosis burden globally’
Earmarked N4.3b to fight HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria More reasons have emerged why Nigeria ranked fifth among eight countries with the highest burden of Tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 namely: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines and South Africa. However, in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) latest Global TB Report, released yesterday, Brazil, China, the…
Nigeria loses bid to host 2021 ICASA conference – NACA DG
Nigeria has lost the bid to host the 2021 edition of International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Africa (ICASA 2021).
Why NACA ex-boss may get UNAIDS job
Though the resignation of the erstwhile Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Prof Sani Aliyu, might have unsettled the system, there are indications that he might emerge as the next Executive Director of the Joint United Nations....
President approves Aliyu’s appointment as NACA DG
President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Dr. Gambo Gumel Aliyu, as the Director-General of National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA). According to a statement issued by the Head, Public Relations and Protocol, Toyin Aderibigbe, the appointment was announced by Permanent Secretary, General Services, Office of Secretary of the Government of the…
NACA celebrates heroes of HIV response in Nigeria
The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Nigeria Programme, on June 10, 2019 gave awards honouring 16 distinguished men and women that have made significant contributions to the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus ....
U.S invests $400m fighting HIV/AIDS in Nigeria – NACA DG
Dr Sani Aliyu, the Director-General, National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA) says U.S. invested up to 400 million dollars in the fight against the deadly HIV/AIDS virus in Nigeria.