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HIV/AIDS: NGO empowers over 20,000 vulnerable households in Nasarawa

HIV/AIDS: NGO empowers over 20,000 vulnerable households in Nasarawa

By David Odama LAFIA — AS attention has shifted from other health-related ailments to Covid-19 pandemic, a Non-governmental Organization (NGO), Child Education and Community Development Initiative (CECDI) said in Lafia that it has identified and empowered more than 20,005 vulnerable HIV/AIDS households in Nasarawa State. Programme Manager of the organization, Jonah Aboki who stated this […]

150,000 persons receiving HIV/AIDS treatment in Benue – UNAIDS

150,000 persons receiving HIV/AIDS treatment in Benue – UNAIDS

By Peter Duru, Makurdi The United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS, Country Director, Dr. Erasmus Morah has disclosed that over 150,000 people are currently receiving HIV/AIDS treatment in Benue state. Dr. Morah who made the disclosure at the official launch of the ‘Antiretroviral Therapy Surge Response and Undetectable Equals Untrabnsmittable’ in Makurdi said over one […]

HIV/AIDS: Survivors’ stories of stigma, shame

HIV/AIDS: Survivors’ stories of stigma, shame

World Health Organisation, WHO, in a report announced a drop-in new HIV infections by 37 per cent and Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV)-related deaths with 45 per cent, 13.6 million lives saved due to ART.

Nasarawa: Body moves to capture 22, 000 unidentified HIV infected persons

Nasarawa: Body moves to capture 22, 000 unidentified HIV infected persons

By David Odama – Lafia Worried by the increasing spate of HIV/AIDs, An implementing partner, Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is working to identify about 22, 000 unidentified and discover  HIV infected persons in  Nasarawa State. The move is to enable the implementing partners to support the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS  and to […]

Nigerian reseacher flays promotion of bone marrow transplant for HIV/AIDS cure

Nigerian reseacher flays promotion of bone marrow transplant for HIV/AIDS cure

A Nigerian researcher, Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, has frowned at the  analytical treatment interruption, otherwise known as bone marrow transplant, being promoted as cure for HIV/AIDS. Ezeibe, who invented Medical Synthetic Aluminum-Magnesium Silicate (MSAMS) for the cure of HIV/AIDS, spoke during his pre-inaugural lecture media briefing on Wednesday in Umudike. The reseacher, who is the Dean, […]

The Battle against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria: Are we winning?

The Battle against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria: Are we winning?

Ibrahim Abdulmumin Damilola HIV/AIDS is a global pandemic. It was first reported clinically on June 5, 1981, in the United States. Ever since then, it has been one of the most serious and dangerous public health threat in the world. It is easily transmitted through various means, of which sexual intercourse is the most common. […]