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28 Oct
Before COVID-19 came along, tuberculosis (TB) was a primary focus of health authorities in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2019, approximately 1.4 million people were diagnosed with TB in the region...
25 Oct
A faith-based organisation, Caritas Nigeria, said it has managed over 50 complex humanitarian health interventions in the areas of HIV/AIDS and TB, good governance, anti-human trafficking
20 May 2021
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has refuted reports on alleged misappropriation of grants from the Global Funds for AIDS, TB and Malaria.
22 Apr 2021
A new report by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria shows COVID-19 has massively disrupted health systems and health service delivery for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)
26 Nov 2020
Over the past decade, the world has witnessed unprecedented scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART), which has saved the lives of tens of millions of people. As of December 2019, 25.4 million people
4 Nov 2020
Following looting of patent samples for Tuberculosis (TB), HIV and COVID-19 in public hospitals, the Cross River Government has issued public health warning to residents of the state on possible outbreak of an epidemic.
14 Sep 2020
A new report by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published today, has warned that the progress made since 2002 in saving more than 38 million people from Human Immuno-deficiency Virus
8 Sep 2020
*Preventing pandemic 500 times cheaper than responding to one, researchers find A new modeling study suggests that disruptions to health services caused by Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) could lead to an increase in Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), tuberculosis, and malaria deaths. Experts around the world expect COVID-19 pandemic to have a significant impact on society. This…
15 Mar 2020
There are strong indications that healthcare systems across the world may cave in and prove incapable of handling and managing the Coronavirus disease, should there continue to be a large influx of patients with severe cases in health facilities.
5 Mar 2020
he Global Fund has warned that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) could derail progress on Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV), Tuberculosis (TB) and malaria
27 Feb 2020
Over 581,000 Nigerians diagnosed with tuberculosis between 2014 and 2018 have received treatment for the disease, the United States Agency for International Development
19 Jun 2019
Doctor could use scorpion venom to fight human infections after a study on mice found it can kill bacteria without poisonous effects. The venom contains two chemicals which scientists discovered have antibacterial abilities and were able to kill strains responsible for diseases such as tuberculosis. Taken from the Diplocentrus melici scorpion, which is found in…

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