Nigeria: 1.7 Million Children Living With HIV Missed Treatment in 2020, Says UNAIDS
[This Day] The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has said almost half of the world's 1.7 million children living with HIV (46%) did not get treatment in 2020.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has kicked off a Sh7.5 billion to accelerate the country's response to HIV.
In conclusion, the prevalence of early sexual debut is still high in Ghana, especially among the northern regions. Several factors predicted early sex debut, and low life satisfaction and happiness were related to early sexual debut.PMID:34557549 | PMC:PMC8455199 | DOI:10.1155/2021/5838510
[Unicef] Geneva/New York/Oslo -- A joint statement from COVAX partners -- CEPI Gavi Unicef WHO
Adamopoulou Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) affect mainly young individuals and cause health, social, and economic problems worldwide. The present study used a web questionnaire to assess the awareness, knowledge, sexual behaviors, and common practices regarding STDs in young Greek adults. The 1,833 individuals, aged 18–30 years, who responded to the study seem to be particularly knowledgeable regarding STDs such as AIDS (97.7%), warts (97%), Chlamydia (92.2%), genital herpes (89.9%), syphilis (81.9%), and gonorrhea (72.1%), whereas lower percentages were noted for trichomoniasis (39.3%), Molluscum contag...
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya has received a consignment of antiretroviral medication from UNITAID, a global initiative partnering on treatment major diseases in low- and middle-income countries, to support ongoing efforts to suppress HIV/AIDS.
[Nation] HIV patients with a high viral load who take a drug known as dolutegravir have greater viral suppression than those that take other medicines, a new study has shown.
[spotlight] One of the most important developments in HIV in the last decade is the discovery that taking a pill combining two antiretroviral medicines every day can prevent HIV infection. This pill is finally becoming widely available in South Africa's public healthcare system, but uptake is still relatively low.
[Vanguard] A report has revealed that about 41 percent of persons from Lagos, Kaduna, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Oyo and Kano states in Nigeria are now living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV.
[The Conversation Africa] In healthcare systems where resources are limited, it's common for some conditions to be overlooked or misdiagnosed. This is especially true if the patient doesn't have obvious symptoms, and if tests are unaffordable. Sometimes, healthcare providers look at a group of symptoms to reach a likely diagnosis. This so-called syndromic management is less accurate than laboratory-based diagnostics.