FG lifts ban on interstate travel, okays local flights
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, approved the lifting of restrictions on interstate travel effective tomorrow. He also extended the second phase of the relaxed lockdown by four weeks beginning Tuesday, June 30, 2020 to midnight of Monday, July 27, 2020.
COVID-19: PTF decries continuous disregard for safety guidelines
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has decried the continuous flouting of guidelines by some members of the public, in spite of the rising cases of Coronavirus infection in the country.
Why NACA ex-boss may get UNAIDS job
Though the resignation of the erstwhile Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Prof Sani Aliyu, might have unsettled the system, there are indications that he might emerge as the next Executive Director of the Joint United Nations....
NACA celebrates heroes of HIV response in Nigeria
The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Nigeria Programme, on June 10, 2019 gave awards honouring 16 distinguished men and women that have made significant contributions to the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus ....
Persons living with HIV/AIDS decry service charges at RSUTH
The management of Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) has vowed to sanction health workers collecting service charges from those...
Experts worry over high HIV prevalence among women
Experts in the control of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have called for more attention...
FG plans to facilitate local manufacture of HIV medicines
The Federal Government has said that it is set to facilitate local manufacture of medicines and other relevant commodities needed for the treatment and care of people...
Why Nigeria, Russia, Florida have worst HIV/AIDS indices
Scientists have provided explanation why Nigeria, Russia, and Florida in the United States (US) have worst outcomes for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the world.
Developing HIV vaccine feasible in near future, says NACA
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has said that although progress in Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) vaccine development by the scientific community continues to raise hope that one day this feat will be achieved, a lot of work is still required.