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Caritas target support to 10,000 PLWHIV in Enugu

Caritas target support to 10,000 PLWHIV in Enugu

By Dennis Agbo – Enugu The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria, CCFN, has projected to offer Antiretroviral Therapy, ART, to 10,000 persons if confirmed to be leaving with the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, AIDS, in Enugu state. The Catholic Mission also pledged to provide support for facilities such as operational cost, stipend support, laboratory and […]

AIDS: Group advocates increased funding for HIV/AIDS intervention

AIDS: Group advocates increased funding for HIV/AIDS intervention

The Coalition of Civil Society Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has said that increased funding for curative and preventive intervention for HIV/AIDS will give rise to zero level response in Nigeria. Mr. Ikenna Nwakamma, the first co-Chairman of the society, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on […]

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria pledges $12m to Global Fund

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria pledges $12m to Global Fund

 By Sola Ogundipe Nigeria has pledged a financial commitment of $12 million to the Global Fund towards tackling the menace of HIV/AIDS globally over the next three years. Nigeria also demonstrated a commitment to increase domestic resources for health and disease programmes. The pledge which is a 20 percent increase over the last commitment is […]

LAGOS: Stigmatise people with HIV, risk jail —ADELEKE

LAGOS: Stigmatise people with HIV, risk jail —ADELEKE

By Gabriel Olawale With the recent Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIS report ranking Lagos as one of the seven states that account for 50 per cent  of the burden of HIV/AIDs in Nigeria, the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA, has declared zero tolerance for HIV stigmatisation and discrimination even as it conducted […]