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1.6 million Nigerians living with HIV on treatment – NACA DG 

THE Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS Gambo Aliyu, says Nigeria doubled the number of people receiving treatment for HIV/AIDS within the...

Inside the world of Nigerian women living with HIV/AIDS

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and AIDS is one of the major public health crises prevalent among women in Nigeria. The ICIR’s NIYI OYEDEJI...

Group urges government to close unmet gap of contraception for women living with HIV

  THE Federal Government has been urged to ensure that women living with HIV/AIDS in the country have adequate access to effective contraceptive methods in...
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INVESTIGATION: Millions meant for combating HIV/AIDS in Nigeria end up in private pockets

The ICIR investigations show that hundreds of millions of naira released for HIV campaigns, counselling and testing services may have ended in private pockets...

With increasing number of infants living with HIV, Nigeria is failing to meet global target

LAST year, 1, 359 infants in Nigeria tested positive to HIV, a spike in mother-to child-transmission when compared to previous years. “1,359 is a challenge...

Keep the promise on AIDS to Nigerians

  By Steve Aborisade The last decade witnessed great uncertainty in Nigeria’s HIV treatment program - a period of pseudo-scientists laying claims to cures and operating...
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In Akwa Ibom, HIV/AIDS is 13 times more prevalent in married couples than in commercial sex workers

  Nkereuwem Etok, Programme Manager of the Akwa Ibom State Agency for the Control of AIDS (SACA), says the prevalence of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)...

Nine-year-old South African cured of HIV — is the virus nearing its end?

  Doctors in South Africa say a nine-year-old boy infected with HIV at birth may have been cured of the disease as he has spent...

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