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The Association of Women Living with HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (ASWHAN) has called on the federal government to support women living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
As Nigerians joined the rest of the world to celebrate St Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, a survey has indicated that was about 70 per cent increase in the sale of condoms and contraceptives purchased mainly by fun seekers.
Aids Healthcare Foundation, an NGO, says the prevalence of HIV and AIDS infections is highest among youths between the ages of 15 to 24.
More young Nigerians are engaging in sex much earlier, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS has said.
Ahead of Valentine’s Day which will hold on Wednesday, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS has called on Nigerians especially youths not to engage in unprotected sex.
The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has called on the Gombe State Government to expand the treatment of acute malnutrition in the State from the present three to cover all the eleven local government areas of the state.
A South African pastor who claimed he could heal sick members of his congregation by spraying them with insecticide brand Doom was found guilty of assault on Friday.
Police on Thursday arrested an unqualified medical practitioner accused of infecting dozens of people with HIV in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
At least 40 people have been tested HIV positive in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, where an unqualified doctor had allegedly used a single syringe to treat all of his patients in the area, according to local media reports.