Infection rates of HIV are not slowing fast enough to reach the goal of eradicating AIDS by 2030, a report by the United Nations group to fight the disease said Monday.
The Federal Government has expressed commitment to global drive to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and ensure zero new infections by 2025.
20 Jul 2021
A virologist and chairman, Expert Review Committee on COVID-19, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has faulted calls by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 (PSC) that six states and Abuja should be placed...
10 Mar 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured women of their pride of place in his administration. He gave the assurance yesterday when he received the Executive Director of the Joint United Nations
1 Dec 2020
Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030...
30 Nov 2020
Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer than 1.6 million Nigerians died of HIV/AIDS since the outbreak of the epidemic in 1985.
17 Sep 2020
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are collaborating with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
7 Jul 2020
A new report has revealed that the coronavirus pandemic and decline in donor funding for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) are derailing progress towards ending AIDS by 2030.
2 May 2020
Research and development of vaccine is a complex process. Usually it takes many years to develop a candidate vaccine. A vaccine may contain the weakened vaccine or parts of the virus.
1 Dec 2019
Today is World AIDS Day, and the theme of this year’s celebration is “Communities Make the Difference.”
23 Aug 2019
The Coalition of Civil Society Networks on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (COCSNHIN) has promised to partner the Joint UN Programmes on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) to attain a zero HIV level in the country.
8 Jul 2019
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....