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Mrs. Temie Giwa-Tubosun, a former Fellow of the World Health Organisation, says 18 per cent of HIV infections in Nigeria resulted from unsafe blood transfusion.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has set up non traditional condom outlets around refugee settlements in Cross River.
President Donald Trump's nominee to head the State Department's Africa Bureau told US senators on Thursday that leaders who extend their terms in office should be viewed as “corrupt dinosaurs.”
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria’s estimated blood need is about 1.8 million units of blood per annum.
An HIV-positive man who might have consciously passed on the deadly virus to more than 200 sexual partners has been arrested in Italy.
House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara on Saturday pledged to support the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Abuja with adequate food supply.
The Association of Positive Youths living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (APIN) says the strike by Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has led to the death of some of its members due to treatment complications.
The International Relations Officer (Africa Adviser) in the United States Department of Labour, Olaoluwa “Ola” Abina, made the pledge while on a working visit to the Ministry of Labour and Employment on Thursday in Abuja.
A claim made by the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on tuberculosis infection in Nigeria has been faulted by a nongovernmental organisation that holds public figures accountable.
The United States Government has donated $90m (N32bn) to Nigeria for the HIV/AIDS survey that will take place across the country starting from June.
No fewer than 1,131 pregnant women have been tested positive to the dreaded and incurable HIV disease in Lagos State, Health Commissioner, Dr. Jide Idris, disclosed at the weekend.
The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and Ekiti State Government have decried the increasing rate of Female Genital Mutilation, (FGM) in the state.
Some midwives have identified quackery, ignorance, poor attitude of patients, late presentation of complicated cases and inadequate equipment as major challenges encountered in the profession in the country.
Dr Sani Aliyu, Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), says the agency will conduct the largest national AIDS survey in June.
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has expressed concern over what it described as unequal treatment of workers based on their HIV status in the workplace.
The Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, said she had introduced video conferences in the agency to cut cost.
Gareth Southgate's side missed a host of gilt-edged chances in the first half and were then frustrated by a resolute Tunisian side who looked to have claimed a vital point. But Kane popped up in the 91s minute to head England to victory from a corner.
Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.
Philipp Lahm expects World Cup holders Germany to pull together after their 1-0 opening defeat at the hands of Mexico and to find "a common path towards the right solution" for their tactical problems.
The Peoples Democratic Party says its victory in the just-concluded local government election held in Rivers State manifests the appreciation of the people for the performance of the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.
Four men, who allegedly raped a 15- year-old girl and impregnated her were on Thursday in Lagos remanded at Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
President Muhammadu Buhari will assent to the 2018 budget, on Tuesday, according to Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed.
Men of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have arrested two suspected killers of one Charity Aiyedogbon, who got missing in May 2016.
A Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie, is the winner of the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize.
The Executive Director, Niger state Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), Yahaya Na’uzo, has confirmed the death of six out of the 43 people suffering from diarrhoea in three local government areas of the state.