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Fewer persons in Plateau state contract HIV/AIDS in 2016

The Plateau Aids Control Agency (PLACA) says the state has recorded fewer number of persons living with the HIV virus in 2016 compared to...

Varsity announces cure for HIV/AIDS

Prof. Francis Otunta, the Vice Chancellor (VC), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, in Abia, has confirmed the discovery of a new drug for...

Adequate funding needed to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030 – NACA DG

Adequate funding is the only way to meet the target set for the elimination of HIV/AIDS by 2030, the Director General of National Agency...

More than half million Chinese now living with HIV/AIDS

The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday said there were 654,000 people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in China by the...

Calabar Carnival: UNPF to screen for HIV/AIDS

The United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) says it plans to screen 5000 persons for HIV/AIDS daily during the December Calabar Carnival. The Programme Officer of...

Malaria killed 192,284 Nigerians in 2015, says expert

In 2015, malaria remained the leading cause of death in Nigeria with 192,284 deaths recorded, followed by HIV/AIDS with 143,689 deaths, while diarrhea became...