Monday, 3rd October 2022
Breaking News:


22 Sep
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria raised $14.25 billion Wednesday at a donor conference led by US President Joe Biden, as decades of progress against the diseases are set back by Covid.
22 Sep
Ahead of the Seventh Replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in New York City, yesterday, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announced ...
12 Sep
The fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria has saved 50 million lives over the past 20 years, the Global Fund said Monday, appealing for $18 billion to save millions more.
28 Aug
Efforts at ending tuberculosis by 2030 received a push as Stop TB Partnership Geneva, and Stop TB Partnership Nigeria, in collaboration with other stakeholders embarked on a High-level Mission
27 Aug
To prepare for the next pandemic and curtail spread of Tuberculosis (TB), Lagos State is planning to build an Infectious Disease Research Institute.
25 Aug
African Union (AU) and World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said investment and funding for tuberculosis control in Africa remain low, jeopardising efforts to meet the global target
18 Aug
A world Health Organisation (WHO)-led consortium, yesterday, announced plans supporting progression of two investigational tuberculosis (TB) combination treatment regimens into phase 2 clinical development.
12 Aug
Breakthrough Action-Nigeria (BA-Nigeria), with support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has charged faith-based organisations on the danger of self-medication on malaria...
8 Aug
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Nigeria is not on track in achieving the 2030 global target of ending Tuberculosis (TB) epidemic due to the high number of undetected cases in the country.
3 Jun
The Federal Government, yesterday, said the significant progress achieved in the last three years in the fight against tuberculosis (TB), Nigeria still records 200,000 new infections yearly...
31 May
The Kaduna State Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Programme on Tuesday has recorded 4,506 TB cases in the state.
22 Apr
Current reports that Nigeria has the highest burden of Tuberculosis (TB) in Africa and is the sixth worst-hit country in the world are worrisome and unacceptable.


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Leftist challenger Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pulled ahead of far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro with around 70 percent of the votes counted Sunday in Brazil's presidential election, but a runoff looked likely.
34 mins ago
At least seven people in Haiti have died from cholera, authorities said Sunday, raising fresh fears of a resurgent epidemic in the crisis-wracked Caribbean nation.
39 mins ago
The United States will help Taiwan "develop the capability to defend itself" from a Chinese invasion, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Sunday, stopping short of President Joe Biden's vow to send troops to the island.
43 mins ago
Burkina Faso's junta leader agreed to step down on Sunday, religious and community leaders said, two days after army officers announced his ouster in a coup that sparked internal unrest and international condemnation.
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President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden head to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico on Monday, in a bid to show solidarity with a US territory whose people have complained of neglect after past natural disasters.