NACA empowers 180 youths, women in Adamawa
The National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) has empowered 180 youths and women in Adamawa State after a three-day training in different trades.
Valentine amid COVID-19: Celebrate safely, NCDC warns
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised Nigerians to think of innovative ways to celebrate tomorrow’s Valentine Day and to do so safely. The agency urged Nigerians to protect themselves...
560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated
Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030...
Nigeria needs N75b yearly to control HIV, treat patients
Some N75 billion is needed yearly to control the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and treat the 1.5 million patients in Nigeria.
Why Nigeria is susceptible to disease outbreaks
The Managing Director/ Chief Operating Officer, Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), Charles Olalekan Mensah, has said that lack of healthcare funding and research would continue to make the country vulnerable to any form of a disease outbreak.
Turning the tides against infectious diseases: The microbial pathologist’s nexus - Part 3
Reasons for non-usage include non-availability (350) (75.9%), high cost (389) (84.4%), inadequate sizes of available ones (300) (65.9%), lack of interest for unexplained reasons (150) (32.5%) and infectiveness of nets after some months of usage coupled with inability to retreat them (120) (26%).
NACA trains 122 HIV vulnerable persons to reduce new infections
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says 122 indigent People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and vulnerable indigent persons in Oyo State benefited from its just concluded skills acquisition programme.
Tougher screening awaits Nigerian travellers over U.S.-Iran face-off
Tougher security screening may be awaiting Nigerians who are planning to visit the United States (U.S.) and other European countries in the wake of the escalated face-off