Tag: HIV/AIDS

New wonder drug for Tuberculosis hailed as game changer

admin- October 23, 2018

Tuberculosis patients in India: a new drug bedaquiline, used along with other drugs, is being hailed as game changer A new treatment for a drug-resistant ... Read More

Tuberculosis taking over the world – WHO

admin- September 19, 2018

Countries are not doing enough to curb the spread of tuberculosis (TB) which is threatening to affect some 1.3 billion people, a quarter of the ... Read More

NYSC DG tasks corps members on projects that will add value to host communities

inno.korie- December 1, 2017

Corps members serving in various parts of the country have been enjoined to initiate and execute projects that would add value to their host communities. ... Read More

HIV/AIDS: Nigerian Researcher Calls For Clinical Trial Of His Drug

Abdul Jimoh- October 23, 2017

Nigeria And HIV-AIDS A researcher, Prof. Madubuike Ezeibe, has called on the Federal Government to carry out a clinical trial of the drug he indented, ... Read More

Bauchi State Enters Elimination Stage In Leprosy Control

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2017

Bauchi State Government on Thursday said it had entered the elimination stage in the control of leprosy in the state. Dr Mansur Dada, Executive Secretary, ... Read More

HIV/AIDS: FACA Distributes 7m Condoms To FCT Residents In 2016-Official

Abdul Jimoh- April 29, 2017

FACA Distributes Condom To FCT Residents The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) said it distributed seven million condoms to FCT ... 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

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

Varsity announces cure for HIV/AIDS

Abdul Jimoh- February 2, 2017

Health Minister On The Cure For HIV/AIDS NAN, Abuja; Prof. Francis Otunta, the Vice Chancellor (VC), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, in Abia, has ... 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

World AIDS Day: Senate President, Saraki Seeks End To Stigmatization

inno.korie- November 30, 2016

As the world commemorates the 2016 World AIDS Day on Thursday December 1, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday called for an ... Read More

Half A Trillion Naira Social Investment Allocation In 2016 Budget Unprecedented – VP Osinbanjo

Streaming Admin- February 9, 2016

Determined to ensure healthcare access to all Nigerians, the Buhari administration will put in place effective primary healthcare centers across the country, while also collaborating ... Read More

Nurse Yem Chrin charged with infecting 100 villagers in Cambodia with HIV

admin- December 22, 2014

A woman in Cambodia carrying a child for treatment(PHOTO: Internet) PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - An unlicensed medical practitioner suspected of negligently infecting more than 100 ... Read More

Nigeria Joins The Rest Of The World To Commemorate World AIDS Day

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 2, 2014

First of December each year is observed as World AIDS Day. It is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS, ... Read More

Governor Babangida Tasks NYSC Members On Ebola Virus

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 28, 2014

  Hussaina Musa Corp members have been tasked to take precautionary measures against deadly diseases including Ebola Virus and HIV/AIDS to complement Federal Government effort ... Read More

Integration Of Family Planning And HIV Testing

admin- June 19, 2014

By Rabi Abdallah   Family Planning Service providers drawn from two Local Government Areas which account for the highest incidence of Mother to Child Transmission in Benue ... Read More

States Meet On President's Comprehensive Response Plan For HIV/AID

admin- November 20, 2013

By Rabi Abdallah President Goodluck Jonathan launched what is known as the President's Comprehensive Response Plan for HIV/AID for the country during the last AU ... Read More

Senate Holds Public Hearing on HIV/AIDS

admin- June 5, 2013

By Aishatu Zango Abdullahi The Senate Committee on Health has held a public hearing on a bill for an act to make provisions for the ... Read More