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    In its effort to ensure that the spread of the HIV virus is drastically reduced, the Federal Government has approved the inclusion of “Wondfo HIV I and II rapid test kits for use in the country. The National Coordinator, National AIDS/STI Control Programme (NASCP) Dr Akudo Ikpeazu, made the this known while presenting the evaluation ...
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    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. This was even as the upper chamber appealed to Nigerians not to stigmatize and discriminate against ...
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    Rep. Abubakar Dahiru, Sarki, member representing Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, says Health workers will commence house to house HIV/AIDS screening next week. Dahiru stated this in Abuja, on Wednesday at a news conference, organised by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), to commemorate the World AIDS Day. He ...
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    Nigeria has lost the bid to host the 2021 edition of International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Africa (ICASA 2021). Dr Gambo Aliyu, the Director General of National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. Aliyu, who ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari The Presidency on Tuesday night confirmed that erstwhile Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), Dr Sani Aliyu, resigned his appointment voluntarily. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, who confirmed the development on his Facebook page in Abuja, dismissed insinuations in some ...
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      The South-South Zone has recorded the highest HIV prevalence rate in Nigeria, according to the 2018 Nigeria HIV and AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS). Prof. Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, while giving an overview of NAIIS on Thursday in Abuja, said the South South has a prevalence rate of 3.1 per cent. He added ...
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        The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Thursday said Nigeria had been ranked the 4th country with the highest number of people living with HIV/AIDS. Adewole disclosed this during the presidential unveiling of the 2018 Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) result at the Banquet Hall of Aso Rock, Presidential villa. ...
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    The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday constituted a working committee of nine governors, with the Vice President as chair, to resolve herdsmen/farmers clashes in the country. This was one of the high points of the resolutions of NEC announced by Govs. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and Abdullahi ...