More than a million people worldwide die each year from infections linked to microbes resistant to antibiotics, a new study has found. Researchers describe the threat as "one of the greatest challenges facing humanity."
11 Oct 2019
International donors pledged $14 billion to fight diseases including AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis on Thursday at a Global Fund summit in the French city of Lyon.
7 Jul 2019
Uganda's government distributes free condoms to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. But salt miners use up the free condoms to protect against the harsh impact of salty waters on their reproductive organs.
15 Mar 2019
Why Buhari launched AIDS indicator, impact survey results.
5 Mar 2019
Doctors have used a bone marrow transplant method to rid an HIV-positive patient of the virus that causes the deadly AIDS disease. While hailing the results, they cautioned that it is too early to say he has been cured.
3 Dec 2018
Nigeria's Strong Girls Network organized an "Anti-Sugar Daddy" conference to educate young girls on sex education and HIV/AIDS.
29 Aug 2018
Noble Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has urged all tiers of government to be more responsible to the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
27 Aug 2018
The music veteran and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka is set to be honoured for the work she does on the continent at the inaugural summit taking place this Women’s' Month. Yvonne Chaka Chaka is a champion for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, the United Nations MDG Envoy for Africa, and the Goodwill Ambassador for the Roll Back Malaria Partnership.
12 May 2018
Nigeria has received the sum of $90 million from the United State of America for the conduct of world's largest survey on HIV/AIDS.
17 Apr 2018
Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Dr Sani Aliyu, has called on the Nigerian government to integrate HIV management into the nation’s health system.
5 Apr 2018
Health workers are the backbone of health systems in every community globally. They provide immunizations and treat common infections. These medical support staff are on the frontlines of battling deadly diseases like Ebola and HIV/AIDS.
2 Apr 2018
Our guest Quarraisha Abdool Karim is the UNAIDS special ambassador for adolescents and HIV. She's one of the world's leading AIDS researchers and an advocate for the rights of people living with and affected by HIV.