NACA advances solutions to HIV, gender-based violence
As part of activities to commemorate 16 days of activism on Gender Based Violence (GBV) for 2017, the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA) is advancing economic empowerment initiatives for addressing Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) intersections with GBV. Every year, the 16 days of activism against GBV is commemorated from November 25 (the International…
Sustaining free HIV treatment in Nigeria
Nigeria may not be able to meet the National Strategic Framework (NSF) 2017-2021 Targets and the United Nations 90-90-90 ambitious treatment plan...
Group raises alarm on rise of HIV infection in adolescent girls
Reports further revealed that for every 90 seconds, HIV is transmitted to a girl or young woman, which means that at least, 340, 000 new HIV infections occur among girls and young women between age 10-24 yearly.
200,000 living with HIV in Oyo – NACA DG
Dr Sani Aliyu, Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says an estimated 200,000 people are living with HIV in Oyo State.
WHO, UNAIDS, NACA laud FG’s move to help additional 50,000 people living with HIV
Director General of NACA, Dr Sani Aliyu, in a statement, said: “We are encouraged by the enthusiasm that the Federal Government is showing towards putting more of its own financial resources to the HIV response.
ALCO charges member countries on integrated disease surveillance, response
The Abidjan-Lagos corridor Organization (ALCO) has charged member countries on strengthening cross-border information sharing on integrated disease surveillance and response.
Osotimehin, the baba and their bob
A medical doctor, professor and administrator par excellence, Osotimehin could be said to have seen it all even with the failed ambition of becoming the Vice-Chancellor of the nation’s premier university at Ibadan.
‘Osotimehin died watching television’
Professor Babatunde Osotimehin might have died of heart attack while watching television in his sitting room, The Guardian reliably gathered.