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Yobe, WHO Train Health Workers on Response to Gender-based Violence

The Yobe State Government, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), on Friday start training 45 primary healthcare providers on emergency response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV). Declaring the training open in Damaturu, WHO’s Programme Manager, North-East Nigeria, Mr Shafiq

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World AIDS Day And Nigeria’s Move To End Epidemic By 2030

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The World AIDS Day is commemorated on December 1, annually. It is a day used globally to unite in the fight against HIV to show support for people living with the virus and to commemorate those who have

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COVID-19 Vaccines Enter Global Centre Stage

Dauda Ismail The novel Coronavirus , COVID-19 continues to ravage the world, Scientists across the world are racing to develop vaccines and effective treatments against the Coronavirus pandemic, which is already in the second wave. Drug giant Pfizer and German

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NACA Sets To Empower Those Living HIV/AIDS

Abdu Lateef Taiwo National Agency for the control of Aids (NACA) has in addition to it’s mandate of creating awareness on the HIV/AIDS disease announced it’s plan to empower the poor and indigents to meet their prescriptions. The Director of

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I Will Not Die Alone, HIV Patient Vows To Infect Many Men

Report has emerged of a Nigerian lady named Esther who revealed her intention to infect as many Nigerian men who make love with her, insisting that she will not die alone. Esther made this known in a Whatsapp conversation, which

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FG Pledges $12m For Global War Against HIV, TB

Federal Government demonstrated its support and solidarity with the international community by making a financial pledge of 12 million Dollars to the Global Fund toward tackling HIV and Tuberculosis. Information about the pledge is in a statement by Mrs Toyin

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UNAids: HIV Infections On The Rise Again

A new global report says HIV infections are rising in about 50 countries. The report, launched by UNAids, says half of the people who are newly infected with the virus are not receiving the treatment they need to prolong their

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94,000 pregnant women HIV positive in Zamfara – NGO

No fewer than 94,141 pregnant women are said to be HIV/AIDS positive in Zamfara. A United States Agency for International Aids (USAID) funded programme said this through Management Services for Health Organisation the USAID Prevention and Organisational Systems-AIDS Care and

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See what HIV Woman did to this boy

[views] 32-year-old HIV-positive woman jabbed a boy with a hypodermic needle containing her ‘body fluids’ after he flushed her drugs down the toilet. Dundee Sheriff Court heard Jacqueline O’Neil pricked the 12-year-old, whose name can not be mentioned for legal reasons,

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Yes, SA girls aged 15 to 19 are up to 8 times more likely to be HIV+ than boys

Researchers are still figuring out why exactly girls are more susceptible to HIV infection than boys but sex with older men is thought to play a role, together with biological and sociological reasons. Calling on sugar daddies and so-called “blessers”

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