560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated
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...
World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS
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.
Coronavirus, decline in donor funds derail plans to end AIDS
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.
‘Africa should look inward in search of COVID-19 solution’
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.
Society reiterates cooperation with UNAIDS to attain HIV-free Nigeria
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.
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....
Tuberculosis spreading, becoming untreatable in Nigeria, experts warn
Medical experts have warned of the spread of the untreatable variant of tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria.
Nigeria needs additional N6b to meet agenda for HIV treatment, says UN
To meet President Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge on treating more people living with Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome...