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HIV: New PrEP ring reduces infection by 50% – NHVMAS

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By JOAN ODAFE LAGOS- New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society (NHVMAS), says  Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) ring, also known as dapivirine ring, can reduce...

HIV: Namibia Inaugurates Campaign To Prevent Spread Among Youths

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Windhoek, Namibia’s Ministry of Health and Social Services (MHSS),HIV: Namibia inaugurates campaign to prevent spread among youths on Thursday inaugurated the Undetectable equals...

Blood services: FG gives unregistered health facilities 30 days ultimatum 

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By JUSTINA AUTA ABUJA- The National Blood Service Commission (NBSC) on Wednesday, issued a stern warning to all unregistered health facilities involved in blood services...

UCLA researchers say they are closer to HIV cure

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Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA, have inched closer to finding a cure for HIV by targeting infected cells that could...

World AIDS Day: 35,000 HIV/AIDS patients currently receiving treatment in Kano...

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The Kano state government has activated over 600 secondary and primary Healthcare facilities across 484 wards for the provision of HIV testing services to...

300,000 children newly infected with HIV in 2020 – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children’s Fund has revealed that at least 300,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2020, which translates to one child...

Why more women are getting infected with HIV, by Olumofin

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Blogger Joro Olumofin has adduced reasons for the rise in the number of women being infected with HIV. The self-acclaimed “Love Doctor” argued a lot...

NGO seeks government’s participation in provision of HIV prevention drugs

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The New HIV/AIDS Microbicides and Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Nigeria has called for government’s participation in the provision of HIV prevention drugs. The Programme Manager, NHVMAS,...

HIV/AIDS: Self-stigmatisation is the major killer – APIN official

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A Non-Governmental Organisation, Association of Positive People living with HIV/Aids in Nigeria( APIN) has admonished positive patients to avoid ‘self stigmatisation’ . Mr Aaron Sunday,...

Fake NURTW Boss Infects His Wife, Stepdaughter, Other Women With HIV

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According to SaharaReporters, a man called Bolaniran Orimolade, who infected his wife, stepdaughter, and several other women with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has been...

Man Arraigned For Defiling And Infecting Daughter With HIV

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A 45-year-old man who sexually molested and infected his 15-year-old daughter with HIV has been sentenced to life imprisonment. The convict who lives with his...

25-year-old HIV positive passenger raped at gunpoint

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A 25-year-old passenger who was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a taxi driver and a conductor in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on Monday, said she...

You are my father, I am not your father; By Dakuku...

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Over the past few months, Nigerians have been engrossed with salacious paternity stories. After many years, men suddenly realize that children from their wives...

Akwa Ibom, Benue have highest number of HIV positive persons –...

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Latest quarterly factsheet of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has revealed that that two states – Akwa Ibom and Benue,...

‘Hepatitis kills more people than COVID-19’

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Abuja- Viral hepatitis kills more people globally and in Nigeria than the deadly COVID-19 disease. Globally, over 500 million people suffer from viral hepatitis,...

If you’re 55 and above or have HIV avoid mosques, churches...

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FROM the Federal Government on Tuesday came an advisory to Nigerians: If you are 55 years old and above, avoid churches and mosques. Those with...

Enter the new HIV Test Kit

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There is a new test kit for HIV that ensures simplicity and confidentiality, writes Katelemi Ujile The Human Immunodeficiency Virus is one of the widespread...

South Africa COVID-19 cases exceed 20,000, deaths near 400 -Agency Report

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Coronavirus infections in South Africa surged past 20,000 with close to 400 deaths, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday. In a statement the ministry...

Pimp Bags 12-Years In Jail For Infecting Three Prostitutes With HIV...

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A pimp who infected three prostitutes with HIV after having unprotected sex with dozens of them, has been jailed for 12 years. John Nehemiah Rodney,...

HIV Drug Leronlimab, Which Successfully Treats Coronavirus, Moving To Phase 2...

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An experimental HIV drug that has been used to successfully treat COVID-19 patients is in its second phase of testing with the Food and...