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NDHS: Ebonyi, Anambra top spousal violence chart

Ebonyi and Anambra state have been ranked first and second respectively on the chart of South East married women between ages of 15-49 who had experienced violence committed by their husbands or partners.
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Official: UNICEF’ll support Kaduna govt. implement child-sensitive social protection in 2020

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday, that it would support Kaduna State Government to implement Child-Sensitive Social Protection programmes in 2020.
Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said on Sunday the state was not safe despite the declaration of 2 percent HIV-AIDS prevalence rate in the state by the National AIDS Indicator Survey.

HIV/AIDS: Cross River not safe despite two percent prevalence rate – governor

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said on Sunday the state was not safe despite the declaration of 2 percent HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the state by the National AIDS Indicator Survey.
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World AIDS Day: HIV infections rise in Brazil

For a long time, Brazil’s health care system was seen as a model for fighting HIV. But the number of infections is rising again, with the growing conservatism in society partly to blame, according to experts.
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NACA adopts new technology for HIV screening

Dr Yewande Olafa, NACA Assistant Director, Community Prevention and Care Services disclosed this while speaking with the Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, on Saturday.
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UNICEF: HIV/AIDS killed over 17,000 Nigerians in 2018

A total number of 17,000 Nigerians or more died of HIV/AIDS-related causes in 2018 alone, the latest report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), global snapshot on children, HIV/AIDS, released ahead of the 2019 World AIDS Day, has stated. Nigerian children and adolescents (47 daily) died of AIDS-related causes in 2018.
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UNICEF: Only 35 percent of children living with HIV have access to treatment

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday revealed that in 2018, more than 47 children and adolescents die every day from AIDS-related causes, as access to treatment by children living with HIV in Nigeria is only 35 percent.
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UNICEF: More than 47 Nigerian children, adolescents die every day from AIDS-related causes

UNICEF has disclosed that more than 47 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018 in Nigeria, according to a global snapshot on children, HIV and AIDS released by UNICEF in advance of World AIDS Day.

UNAIDS: 60,000 Lagos residents living with HIV/AIDS at large

The Country Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), Dr. Erasmus Morah, has revealed that out of the 120,000 Lagos residents living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV/AIDS 60,000 are yet to show up for treatment and are still at large.
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Senate urges private sector to co-fund HIV/AIDs interventions

The Senate on Wednesday called on Private Sector in Nigeria to co-fund HIV/AIDS interventions through partnership with government.
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Senate urges executive to ensure adequate funding for NACA to control spread of HIV

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to ensure adequate funding of the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) for the fight and control of the spread of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the country.

Group advocates reduction in age of access to SRH services

The New HIV and Vaccine Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Wednesday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to reduce the age of access for both Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV testing services to 14 years.
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NACA: Over 60 per cent adolescent ignorant about HIV

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Wednesday revealed that over 60 per cent of adolescents and young people across the country do not have significant knowledge about HIV and adequate sexual education about the disease.
Marie Stopes, a non-governmental organisation that offers reproductive health services, has been directed to recall two batches of Life Guard brand condoms from the Ugandan market following user complaints.

Marie Stopes ordered to recall Life Guard condoms in Uganda

Marie Stopes, a non-governmental organisation that offers reproductive health services, has been directed to recall two batches of Life Guard brand condoms from the Ugandan market following user complaints.

Military treats over 300 Mushin residents in free medical outreach

More than 300 residents of Mushin, on Thursday, benefitted from a free medical outreach organised by the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) in Oshodi, Lagos.

18 Children under five die from pneumonia every hour in Nigeria

No fewer than 18 children under age five (5) die from pneumonia every hour in Nigeria, says a new analysis.
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Bill Gates: I’ve paid over $10 billion in taxes, more than anyone else

Bill Gates, the world’s richest man for nearly two decades, says he has paid over $10 billion in taxes, adding that he is willing to pay as much as $20 billion.

Lagos requires over 260,000 unit of blood yearly – LSBTS chief

The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service (LSBTS), Dr. Bodunrin Osikomaiya, said on Sunday that over 260,000 units of blood are required yearly to meet the blood transfusion demand in the state.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.