President Muhammadu Buhari says lack of credible data on the HIV epidemic affected Nigeria’s ability to compete for foreign donations and ultimately worsened the spread of the disease, making Nigeria the country with the second largest HIV burden in the world. Read more
To meet President Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge on treating more people living with Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) yearly, the Federal Government would need to raise its funding with N6billion from N1.5billion to N7.5billion. Read more
Some 160 people get infected with HIV daily at the Coast, according to the National Aids Control Council. A report by the council showed that youths aged between 18 and 24 years were the most affected. Read more
MORE universities in Shanghai will be equipped with HIV test-kit vending machines after the first three such campus machines were installed in April, the local disease control authority told Shanghai Daily. Read More
Florida is home to 10 percent of all HIV infections in the United States, with Miami having the most new infections of any city in the country.
Right now, the largest church dedicated to serving the LGBT community in Palm Beach County is launching a brand new network for long-term survivors of HIV to let them know they are not alone. Read More
EDMONTON—HIV Edmonton is trying to end the stigma by taking testing for sexually transmitted infections out of the doctor’s office. Read More
Greg Owen wanted a new drug, not available through the NHS, that would stop him becoming HIV-positive. But it was too late – he already had the virus. Despite this, he and a friend worked on an ambitious plan to help thousands of others get the new treatment. Read More
Some sixty-three Rohingya people, who have taken shelter in Bangladesh, are HIV-infected patients, Health Minister Mohammed Nasim told Parliament yesterday.
“Now, there’re 4,662 HIV-infected patients in our country. Of them, 63 are from the Rohingya community,” he said replying to a tabled starred question from treasury bench MP Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury (Chittagong-12). Read More
Basseterre, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis will resume its annual campaign to discover the status of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) nationwide, a statement announced today. Read more
A witness in the trial of a man accused of infecting two women with HIV has said he asked her not to tell anyone when she bumped into him at a clinic for people diagnosed with the virus. Read More