NLC, others decry non-release of anti-HIV drugs from ports
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and some civil society organisations may protest non-release of antiretroviral drugs held up at various seaports across the country.
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.
Information ministry, NBC, 91 others not complying with FOI act, says report
A report by the Public and Private Development Center (PPDC) has revealed that the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, the National Broadcasting Commission...
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.
Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin: A reporter’s delight
Prof. took it upon himself with the blessings of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to kick-start the most ambitious Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prevention and treatment programme in the world.
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.
Babatunde Osotimehin passes on at 68, government, UNFPA, NACA, others mourn
Eulogies have continued to pour in for the first Director General (DG) of the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA), former Minister of Health and Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund...
A HIV-free generation is possible, says NACA
As children in Nigeria join their counterparts across the globe to celebrate World Children’s Day today, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has urged Nigerians to take a moment to think about children living with HIV and their families.