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 year’ for new state-of-art drugs appeared first on TheCable. ...
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World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity: study

World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity: study

Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday. ...
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‘Pepsi HIV story is fake news’

‘Pepsi HIV story is fake news’

According to a report first published by The Sun UK, Pepsi was hit by a sick hoax after a fake Met police statement was shared online claiming that the fizzy drink contained HIV-infected blood. ...
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Zimbabwe hits brick-wall in fight against HIV

Zimbabwe hits brick-wall in fight against HIV

Zimbabwe is recording increased cases of drug resistant HIV which have contributed to shortages of Abacavier, a drug administered to patients a Senior Government Official said on Wednesday. The post Zimbabwe hits brick-wall in fight against HIV appeared first ...
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A’Ibom faults statistics on couples’ HIV status

A’Ibom faults statistics on couples’ HIV status

Etim Ekpimah The Akwa Ibom State Agency for the Control of AIDS has faulted the 51.6 per cent ascribed to married couples among the infected persons in the state. The Project Manager of AKSACA, Dr. Nkereuwem Etok, told our correspondent in Uyo on Saturday that...
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HIV Prevention: Vaginal ring safe, acceptable- Experts

HIV Prevention: Vaginal ring safe, acceptable- Experts

Researchers say monthly vaginal ring and daily oral tablet, both containing anti-HIV drugs, are safe and acceptable in adolescent girls. The post HIV Prevention: Vaginal ring safe, acceptable- Experts appeared first on Vanguard News. ...
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Vaginal ring preventing HIV to be tested in Africa

After recording success amongst teenage girls in the US, plans are in progress to test in Africa, a vaginal ring that prevents HIV infection. The post Vaginal ring preventing HIV to be tested in Africa appeared first on Vanguard News. ...
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Expect universal cure for HIV, cancer soon – Nobel Laureate

Expect universal cure for HIV, cancer soon – Nobel Laureate

A Nobel Laureate, Prof. Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, says efforts are ongoing to develop a universal cure for HIV and cancer through collaboration. Barre-Sinoussi, a co-discoverer of the HIV, said this in Paris while conducting some select journalists on a tour o...
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Universal cure for HIV, cancer underway—Nobel Laureate

Universal cure for HIV, cancer underway—Nobel Laureate

A Nobel Laureate, Prof. Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, says efforts are ongoing to develop a universal cure for HIV and cancer through collaboration. ...
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WHO warns of HIV drug resistance

WHO warns of HIV drug resistance

The World Health Organisation has warned that the spread of an HIV strain, which is resistant to some of the most widely used medicines,  can undermine global progress in treating and preventing HIV infection if early and effective actions are not taken, the ...
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