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World AIDS Day

2 days ago
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark the 2022 World Aids Day, the Nasarawa State Aids Control Agency, (NASACA) and the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) Nigeria, stated that over 84,000 HIV/Aids infected persons are currently receiving treatment in the state. They made this known in Lafia while embarking on a road…
2 days ago
Federal Government has urged all state Houses of Assembly yet to pass the anti-discrimination bill for HIV to do so speedily, even as it appealed to governors to abolish payment of user fees that limit access of pregnant women to antenatal services.
3 days ago
As 650 000 persons died of AIDS in 2021, 1.5 million people newly acquired HIV infection The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has said that the world may not meet agreed global targets on AIDS as inequalities are obstructing the global efforts to end of AIDS. UNAIDS had earlier this year warned that…
3 days ago
As Nigeria joins the rest of the globe to mark World AIDS Day (WAD), today, it is estimated that no fewer than 1.8 million Nigerians are living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
2 Dec 2021
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has stressed the need for increased investments and sustenance in HIV to ensure that children are born free and safe from their childhood to adolescence and beyond.
1 Dec 2021
No fewer than 1.6 million Nigerians out of the 1.9 million living with the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus are on treatment. Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)...
27 Nov 2021
Ahead of the World AIDS Day, 2022, an Abuja-based public health consultant, Mr. Thomas Ofem, has called on the National Assembly to urgently make a law to protect the rights of all Nigerians to the health care they need and ensure its enforcement.
14 Dec 2020
It has become a ritual to set aside December 1, of every year as the world AIDS day to draw attention to this global pandemic. This seems to be eclipsed this year by a more serious viral pandemic
5 Dec 2019
As part of the effort towards the commemoration of the World AIDS Day, the management of Flour Mills Nigeria (FMN) Plc has cautioned its employees about their lifestyles in discriminating and stigmatisatising at the workplace
4 Dec 2019
Sir: Communities have always played a huge part in the response to HIV. People coming together, organising themselves, telling truth to power and demanding their right to health.
2 Dec 2019
The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to review, develop policies and bring up innovations on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) programmes and services to reduce new infections in the country.
1 Dec 2019
Today is World AIDS Day, and the theme of this year’s celebration is “Communities Make the Difference.”


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