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....
AIDS survey committee inaugurated
Director General (DG) of the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr. Sani Aliyu, stressed that in “our quest to end AIDS, if there is no accurate collection of data then there are no targets; no plans and sourcing of funds become ineffective.”
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...