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.
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 died watching television’
Professor Babatunde Osotimehin might have died of heart attack while watching television in his sitting room, The Guardian reliably gathered.
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...
Nigeria begins process to develop HIV vaccine
Director General of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, yesterday, in Abuja, at a press conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the annual HIV Vaccine Advocacy Day, said recent developments have indicated that...
Anti-HIV progress under threat
Worried that the Federal Government contributes only about seven per cent of funding for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) activities in the country, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS....
NACA charges government on improved funding for HIV/AIDS campaign
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has stated the need for the Federal Government to allocate more funds to tackle the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Concerns over drug resistant TB, HIV co-infection
According to the WHO, about one-third of the world’s population has latent TB, which means people have been infected by TB bacteria but are not (yet) ill with the disease and cannot transmit the disease.