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246 head teachers get training on Moral, HIV/AIDs eradication in Katsina

KATSINA – No fewer than 246 head teachers, drawn from the various states in Nigeria, have been sensitized to have more knowledge on inculcating to students, morals, dangers, prevention and eradication of HIV/AIDs in the country as well as other associated cultural issues.
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Second HIV remission patient rekindles cure hope

For just the second time ever an HIV patient is in sustained remission from the virus in what was hailed by experts Tuesday as proof that the AIDS-causing condition could one day be curable. Ten years almost to the day since the first confirmed case of an HIV-infected person being rid of the deadly disease, […]
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AIDS in key dates

AIDS in key dates

AIDS emerged as a mysterious disease in the 1980s to spread across the world and claim millions of lives. For only the second time a patient has now been found in long-term remission — and most likely cured — from HIV, the virus that causes the disease.
World AIDS Day: FG mulls local production of antiretroviral drugs
Here is a look at the trajectory of the fight against the deadly condition:
– 1981: First alert –
In June 1981 US epidemiologists report five cases of a rare form of pneumonia in gay men from California, some of whom had died.
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Aisha Buhari harps on reinvigorated campaign against childhood HIV/AIDS

Aisha Buhari harps on reinvigorated campaign against childhood HIV/AIDS

Fred Ezeh, Abuja Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has joined the campaign for a Nigerian society that would have less record of HIV infected children. To this end, the President’s wife, on Friday, launched a “Free to Shine” Campaign against childhood Aids in Nigeria. She explained that the campaign was a product of the […]
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Reduce military spending to cater to 3.1m Nigerians living with HIV, int’l NGOs tell FG

Reduce military spending to cater to 3.1m Nigerians living with HIV, int’l NGOs tell FG

Two international non-governmental organisations (NGOs), have called on the federal government to reduce military spendings to cater to 3.1 million Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS. The NGOs — Advocates for HIV
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World AIDS Day: FG mulls local production of antiretroviral drugs

ABUJA – As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the World AIDS Day, theFederal Government has said plans are underway for the commencement of local production of antiretroviral medicines and other relevant commodities for the treatment of HIV infections.
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USAID ends $45.3 programme for kids orphaned by AIDS

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The United States Agency for International Development, (USAID) has concluded a five-year activity that provided support for 500,000 children orphaned or made vulnerable by the AIDS epidemic, and 125,000 of their caregivers. At a ceremony yesterday in Abuja, USAID disclosed that since 2013, the $45.3 million Sustainable Mechanisms for Improving Livelihoods (SMILE) activity, funded by […]
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