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.
Tuberculosis claims 5,000 lives daily, says WHO
Director General of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, said TB and HIV control programmes are intrinsically-linked and have many things in common, therefore, a collaborative effort backed by a coherent and robust approach at national and sub-national levels..
Fresh concerns over unverified HIV cure claims
From Dr. Jeremiah Abalaka with his controversial vaccine for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), in 1999, Dr. Paul Olisa Ojeih...
Ezeibe has not gone through requisite steps, says Ihekweazu
>Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Abuja. Chikwe Ihekweazu is an epidemiologist and consultant public health physician.
NACA urges Nigerians to get HIV test, stay safe today
Director General of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, in a statement yesterday said this season of affection is to share and show love responsibly and by so doing Nigerians can halt and reverse the spread of HIV in Nigeria.
FG dismisses HIV/AIDS cure claims
The Federal Government through the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has dismissed the claims by a Professor of Veterinary Medicine...
Fresh onslaught against HIV begins
Third National AIDS Council adopts new measures to end epidemic by 2030 Experts are unanimous that despite the challenges of inadequate domestic funding, shrinking donor support, a weak health care supporting system, and a poorly coordinated national response, Nigeria has made tremendous progress in 90-90-90, an ambitious treatment target to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired…
New Year: NACA urges abstinence to check HIV/AIDS spread
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has called on Nigerians to avoid engaging in risky behaviours that could propel the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country this Yuletide season.