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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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6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna state in 2019 — UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV interventions are not implemented. Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Kaduna, made the assertion at a one-day meeting in Kaduna on Monday. […]
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1.9m Nigerians living with HIV — Survey

An estimated 1.9 million Nigerians are living with HIV even as a new national HIV prevalence of 1.4 per cent has been confirmed among Nigerian adults aged 15–49 years according to results of the 2018 National HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIIS, conducted by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, the Federal Ministry of Health, UNAIDS and other international partners.
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Nigeria Ranked 4th Country With Highest Number Of HIV Positive Patients

Nigeria Ranked 4th Country With Highest Number Of HIV Positive Patients

Nigeria Ranked 4th Country With Highest Number Of People Living With HIV/AIDS The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Thursday said Nigeria had been ranked the 4th country with the highest number of people living with HIV/AIDS. Adewole disclosed this during the presidential unveiling of the 2018 Nigeria AIDS

Stigma, discrimination endanger lives of people living with HIV

AS Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate  the 2019 Zero Discrimination Day, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA said it would continue to advocate for the protection of Nigerians against HIV-related discrimination at all levels in the country. 
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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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London patient ‘cleared’ of HIV

 A London patient has become the second known man to be cleared of AIDS virus after receiving a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor, according to his doctor.
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Man cleared of HIV virus infection after stem cell transplant

An HIV positive man in London has become the second person ever to be declared in remission from the virus. The patient has been free of HIV for 18 months without taking drugs used to prevent the growth of the virus. His doctors, according to the Evening Standard,  said highly sensitive tests showed no trace of the […]
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HIV positive youths send SOS to Buhari over extortion, neglect in treatment centres

Buhari addresses Nigerians, Saraki, Umahi seek better economy

ABUJA – Adolescents and youths living with HIV in Nigeria have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps in addressing the challenges confronting the nation’s HIV response agenda which prevent them from accessing treatment services.
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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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