Tag: HIV

Coronavirus: NCDC advises Nigerians how to keep safe

Abdul Jimoh- January 22, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is currently coordinating a multisectoral technical group that is assessing and managing the risk of importation of Coronavirus ... Read More

Hepatitis B more infectious than HIV – Expert

admin- June 13, 2019

Dr Bello Kumo, a consultant Gastroenterologist with Ahamadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, says Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) is more infectious than HIV. Kumo stated ... Read More

WHO assembles experts to audit gene editing

admin- December 4, 2018

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general: assembles experts to study gene editing The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it was establishing a team of ... Read More

FG Committed to End HIV Epidemic by 2030 – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- November 29, 2018

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday in Abuja said the Federal Government would increase the number of people on anti-retroviral treatment as part of commitment ... Read More

Survey Result To Change HIV Landscape In Nigeria – FG

Abdul Jimoh- September 19, 2018

The Federal Government on Wednesday said that the ongoing HIV survey result would change the HIV landscape in Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac ... Read More

American and Chinese Scientists Discover How Enzyme Fights HIV

Henry Solomon- April 3, 2018

American and Chinese scientists have identified how a multi-functional enzyme works to fight diseases including HIV infection and autoimmune disorders. The study, published in the ... Read More

Zero Discrimination Day: Foundation challenges Nigerians on tolerance

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 2, 2018

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, has called on Nigerians to have zero tolerance for discrimination. AIDS Healthcare Foundation The acting Country Programme Manager of ... Read More

We can Sustain HIV/AIDS Response with Robust Partnership – DG NACA

Suleiman Idris- April 15, 2017

The Director General of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu has said that in order to ensure an effective and sustainable national response, there is a need ... Read More

Saraki Raises Alarm Over Withdrawal of International Funding for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

AMT Tanimu- April 7, 2017

Yusuph Olaniyonu, Abuja: President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday called for increased global attention for HIV/AIDS funding in Nigeria. In a ... Read More

Evolve Practical Approach To Assist People Living With HIV/AIDS; Bello Tasks FCT Health Workers

Suleiman Idris- February 16, 2017

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has directed officials of the FCT Health & Human Services Secretariat, particularly the FCT Action Committee on AIDS ... Read More

#AIDS: Respond To AIDS Cure Claim By Nigerian Scientist

Suleiman Idris- February 7, 2017

  Nigeria And HIV-AIDS Our attention has been drawn to a recent media statement by Maduike Ezeibe, a Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Clinical Virology ... Read More

Nigeria among 10 Countries to Benefit from NGO Grant.

Suleiman Idris- January 26, 2017

Fmr DG-NACA, Professor John Idoko (3rd from left), Enda sante Programme Officer; Mrs. Nguissali Turpin (4th from left); UNDP M&E Officer, Mr. David Owolabi (2nd ... Read More

African Targets to End AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 20, 2016

Johannesburg, November 2016- Strengthening and strategic refocusing of Africa’s partnerships to respond effectively to continental priorities for sustainable development is a critical priority for the ... Read More

Exercise Crocodile Smile With Free Medical Outreach in Delta State

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 2, 2016

Medical and free HIV, Lassa fever lecture ongoing in Delta state Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations reports that Troops of 4 ... Read More

UN Warns HIV Infections On The Rise In Eastern Europe, Central Asia

admin- July 13, 2016

Global efforts to fight HIV are stalling as Eastern Europe and other regions have seen increasing numbers of infections since 2010, the UN said on ... Read More

Senate Passes Bankruptcy And Insolvency Bill

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 27, 2016

The senate considered clause by clause the report of the committee of banking, insurance and other financial institution on the bankruptcy and insolvency bill at ... Read More

Withdrawal Regime And The Preparedness of Nigerian Government To Completely Take Over HIV-AIDS Control And Treatment

AMT Tanimu- December 13, 2015

Nigeria And HIV-AIDS Over the years Nigeria relied on international drugs for the treatment of the HIV virus. Today the donor countries and agencies are ... Read More

FCT MINISTER’S Wife Distributes Food Items To PLWHA

Suleiman Idris- December 24, 2014

Mitaire Ikpen In the yuletide season, wife of FCT Minister, Hajiya Aisha Bala Muhammad has distributed food items to persons living with HIV/AIDs in the ... Read More

VP’s Wife Urges Proper Orientation of Youths to Combat AIDS

Abdul Jimoh- December 2, 2014

As part of activities to commemorate World AIDS Day, a lecture was organized for secondary schools in the Federal Capital Territory. In a message to ... Read More