World AIDS Day: 12,700 residents for HIV test in Oyo —SACA

World AIDS Day: 12,700 residents for HIV test in Oyo —SACA

About 12,700 persons across the 33 local government areas in Oyo state are set to be tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) by the State Agency for the Control of Aids (OYSACA) as part of [...] The post World AIDS Day: 12,700 residents for HIV test in Oyo —SACA appeared first on Tribune. ...
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HIV: Lawmaker asks sex workers to send proposal to N’Assembly

HIV: Lawmaker asks sex workers to send proposal to N’Assembly

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Chairman, House Committee on HIV/AIDS, David Ombugadu, has called on the Nigerian Sex Workers Association to send a proposal to the National Assembly if it is serious about getting prostitution decriminalised. The National Coordinat...
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Chevron contributes $5m to Global Fund to reduce HIV infections in Nigeria

Chevron contributes $5m to Global Fund to reduce HIV infections in Nigeria

Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), an affiliate of Chevron Corporation (Chevron), has announced the disbursement of $2.5 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). The fund will also be used for the implementation of the Che...
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U.S. resolute to fight HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, says Ambassador

U.S. resolute to fight HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, says Ambassador

The U. S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, said on Monday that his country would remain committed to the fight against HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in Nigeria. The post U.S. resolute to fight HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, says Ambassador appeared first on Vanguard...
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FG plans N1b support to fight HIV and AIDS through NHIS

FG plans N1b support to fight HIV and AIDS through NHIS

The Federal Government said on Monday that it would support the fight against HIV and AIDS programmes through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2018. ...
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“HIV rates five times higher among girls than boys”

“HIV rates five times higher among girls than boys”

Motunrayo Joel The Founder, Safe Love International, Sandra Omo, has said that the Human Immunodeficiency Virus rates are up to five times higher among girls aged 15 to 19, compared to boys. She made this known at  a press conference geared towards the inaugu...
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Partners commit $100m to rebase HIV in Nigeria

Partners commit $100m to rebase HIV in Nigeria

A total sum of US$100 million has been set aside by Federal Government’s partners in the fight against HIV/AIDS, to conduct a national survey to rebase the HIV prevalence in Nigeria. Dr Erasmus Morah, Country Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (U...
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HIV-positive man infects 30 women, risks life imprisonment

HIV-positive man infects 30 women, risks life imprisonment

An HIV-positive man accused of intentionally infecting 30 women is set to learn the verdict on Friday in his trial for allegedly targeting victims for unprotected sex over nearly 10 years. Under the pseudonym “Hearty Style”, 33-year-old accountant ...
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I feel death is the only solution to my pains – HIV+ mother of three

I feel death is the only solution to my pains – HIV+ mother of three

Mrs. Rakiya Zuberu was infected with HIV by her late husband. The mother of three, who now begs to survive, shares her ordeal with TOLUWANI ENIOLA Tell us about yourself. I am from the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. I am 35 years old. I got marri...
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HIV patients in Africa ‘to pay only $75 a year’ for new state-of-art drugs

HIV patients in Africa ‘to pay only $75 a year’ for new state-of-art drugs

India-based Mylan Laboratories and Aurobindo Pharma, makers of generic HIV drugs, are set to make millions of pills available to African countries. Reuters reports that the development is coming after The post HIV patients in Africa ‘to pay only $75 a ye...
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