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Rise In Number Of Men Cutting Off Their Penis Leaves President Worried

Rise In Number Of Men Cutting Off Their Penis Leaves President Worried

While men in Papua New Guinea are turning to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) penis enlargement, Brazil’s president has expressed shock at the opposite

Why FG Cannot Fund PrEP HIV Drugs – NACA

Why FG Cannot Fund PrEP HIV Drugs – NACA

The Director General of the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), Sani Aliyu says the Federal Government cannot fund Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) due to the cost involved

Sodomy: Lagos Clergyman Arrested For Allegedly Infecting Minors With HIV

Sodomy: Lagos Clergyman Arrested For Allegedly Infecting Minors With HIV

The Lagos State police command says it has arrested a clergyman, Rev. Ezuma Chizemdere of ‘Jesus Intervention Household Ministry’ Ejigbo Lagos for allegedly defiling and infecting some minors with HIV virus

Zero Discrimination Day: Persons Living With HIV Advocate End To Stigma

Zero Discrimination Day: Persons Living With HIV Advocate End To Stigma

The NEPWHAN has called on persons living with HIV in the country to fight against self-stigma in order to put an end to HIV related discrimination.

Roche Diagnostic Equips 27 Laboratories In Nigeria

Roche Diagnostic Equips 27 Laboratories In Nigeria

Roche Diagnostics says it has so far equipped 27 Laboratories in Nigeria to ascertain the viral load of HIV patients to further curtail the spread of the dreaded disease.

More Women On HIV Treatment In Nigeria –NACA

More Women On HIV Treatment In Nigeria –NACA

The National Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS  (NACA) says seven hundred and forty-seven thousand, eight hundred and fifty-three females were among the 1,090,233 people on anti-retroviral treatment in Nigeria in June.

Homosexuals At Higher Risk Of Contacting HIV – Agency

Homosexuals At Higher Risk Of Contacting HIV – Agency

Homosexuals, people injecting drugs and commercial sex workers are at higher risk of contracting HIV/AIDs, says the Gombe state Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS.

Expert Warns Against Anti-Retroviral Medications, Herbal Medicines

Expert Warns Against Anti-Retroviral Medications, Herbal Medicines

Pharmacist with AIDS Health Care Foundation, Ifeanyi Ezeudemba, has warned persons living with HIV and AIDS to stay away from ARV medications.

1.1 Million Nigerians Treating HIV – NACA DG

1.1 Million Nigerians Treating HIV – NACA DG

About 1.1 million people are on treatment for HIV in Nigeria, according to the Director General of the National Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (NACA), Dr. Sani Aliyu.

Expert Tasks HIV Mothers On Breastfeeding

Expert Tasks HIV Mothers On Breastfeeding

Pediatrician physician, Dr Yasangra Adeniji, has advised nursing mothers, who are HIV positive to avoid feeding their babies with breast milk and formula feeding at the same time.

Rihanna’s Stylist Infected With HIV

Rihanna’s Stylist Infected With HIV

US celebrity stylist, Farren Jean Andrea popularly known as Fucci has announced on a social media platform that he is HIV positive.

HIV Prevention Pills PrEP Highly Effective – Researchers

HIV Prevention Pills PrEP Highly Effective – Researchers

pre-Exposure Prophylaxis drugs, taken to prevent HIV infection works when taken as a one-off immediately before and after a sexual encounter as well as when used long-term.

Unsafe Blood Transfusion Responsible For 18% HIV Infections

Unsafe Blood Transfusion Responsible For 18% HIV Infections

Temie Giwa-Tubosun, a former Fellow of the World Health Organisation, says 18 per cent of HIV infections in Nigeria resulted from unsafe blood transfusion. Giwa-Tubosun said at an exhibition of “Innovations in Health Care” on Thursday in Lagos that research showed that HIV infection through poor blood management was that much. She said that effective […]

Aisha Buhari Accepts UNAIDS Appointment

Aisha Buhari Accepts UNAIDS Appointment

The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is the new UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Promotion of Treatment for Children living with HIV in Nigeria.

Cats Could Help Create Next Generation HIV Drugs

Cats Could Help Create Next Generation HIV Drugs

New research has found that cats may be able to aid the development of new drugs for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Vaginal Ring Results Show 54% Effectiveness In HIV Prevention – UNAIDS

Vaginal Ring Results Show 54% Effectiveness In HIV Prevention – UNAIDS

The midway results of two studies show that a vaginal ring that releases long-acting antiretroviral medicine to prevent HIV infection in women is 54 percent effective.

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