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...
UNAIDS leadership probe sexual harassment claims
Sir: We have learned through news reports and social media, of the very serious allegations of sexual harassment at UNAIDS. Unwelcome sexual advances are some of the worst crimes that sex workers face almost every day.
UNAIDS appoints Aisha Buhari as special ambassador
The Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) has appointed Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Promotion of Treatment for Children living with HIV in Nigeria. Mr Charles-Martin Jjuuko, Communications and Global Outreach Officer, UNAIDS Nigeria made this known in…
Birth control shot linked to HIV risk
Transitioning away from a popular contraceptive shot known as depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) could help protect women in Sub-Saharan Africa...
Sustaining free HIV treatment in Nigeria
Nigeria may not be able to meet the National Strategic Framework (NSF) 2017-2021 Targets and the United Nations 90-90-90 ambitious treatment plan...
Firm supports global coalition on HIV prevention
At the Inaugural Meeting of Global HIV Prevention Coalition held in Geneva, Switzerland, on October 10 to 11, 2017, StarTimes vice-president Guo Ziqi sent a strong message towards reaching the prevention targets of the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS.
Political will can end AIDS in West and Central Africa
The signs that political leaders are fulfilling their promise to redouble efforts to achieve the “2016 United Nations Political Declaration on ending AIDS” by 2030 are now clear.
WHO, UNAIDS, NACA laud FG’s move to help additional 50,000 people living with HIV
Director General of NACA, Dr Sani Aliyu, in a statement, said: “We are encouraged by the enthusiasm that the Federal Government is showing towards putting more of its own financial resources to the HIV response.
StarTimes, UNAIDS partner to help Africa end AIDS epidemic by 2030
According to the MOU, the two parties created a strategic partnership with the aim of achieving a shared objective and common goal, which is to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
Stigma, discrimination threaten plan to end AIDS scourge by 2030
If stigma and discrimination are not addressed appropriately, it will result in more people getting infected with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome...