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UNAIDS congratulates Swaziland over 73% viral load suppression among adults with HIV

• Also on reduction of HIV incidence between 2011 and 2016 GENEVA – The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has congratulated the Kingdom of Swaziland over findings showing

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1.7 Nigeria women, 380, 000 children living with HIV – FMOH

● Also highest number of HIV paediatric cases in the world CALABAR – A high number of Nigerian women and children approximately, 1.7million women and 380,00 children under age 15,

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FG blames Nigeria’s high TB burden on poor sensitization 

… Sets 2035 as target for defeating disease   ABUJA  – The  Federal Government said today that current ranking of Nigeria as the fourth most burdened nation with tuberculosis worldwide is

Kenya introduces pre-exposure anti-retroviral drug

… To be distributed free to people at risk of HIV infection The Kenyan Government has introduced a new drug for people who, though are HIV negative, are mostly at

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Health week: ARD takes HIV campaign to Abuja community

  By Adeola Tukuru, Abuja Doctors in the Federal Capital Territory under the aegis of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) FCT today took the campaign on HIV awareness to

Over 9,000 people test HIV positive in Lagos

  Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA), Dr Oluseyi Temowo said today that a total of  9, 579 people tested positive to HIV out of the 616,

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More 2.8m Nigerians may die of HIV/AIDS soon – BOT NEPWHAN

An estimated 2.8 million Nigerians may be on their way to early grave if not provided with required treatment, Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Network of People Living with

HIV: Only 50% of Nigerian patients on treatment – NACA

Only about 747,000 people living with HIV are currently receiving treatment in the country, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has revealed. This figure was released in