Malawi: Prosecute Pastors in 'HIV Healing' Claims - MIAA
[Nyasa Times] Faith leaders who tell people with HIV to stop taking their life-saving drugs should face prosecution, Malawi Interfaith Aids Association (MIAA) has suggested.
[Vanguard] Worried by the increasing spate of HIV/AIDs, An implementing partner, Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is working to identify about 22, 000 unidentified and discover HIV infected persons in Nasarawa State.
[Vanguard] Lafia -Worried by the increasing spate of HIV/AIDs, An implementing partner, Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is working to identify about 22, 000 unidentified and discover HIV infected persons in Nasarawa State.
[The Conversation Africa] The infectious disease burden in Africa is very high, particularly for tuberculosis (TB), malaria and HIV/AIDS. In 2018, nearly a quarter (24%) of TB cases in the world were in Africa. The region accounted for 93% of malaria cases. The continent also bears the brunt of the HIV epidemic: 20.6 million of the 37.9 million people living with HIV are in eastern and southern Africa.
[Malawi News Agency] Mzimba -M'mbelwa District Aids coordinator, Alick Mhango has urged council employees to undergo HIV and Aids voluntary counselling and testing for them to know their cero status.
[Daily Trust] Rosie Mashale, popularly known as Mama Rosie, the founder of Baphumelele Children's Centre of South Africa has emerged winner of the 2019 Daily Trust African of the Year award. A seven-member award selection committee led by the former President of Botswana, His Excellency, Dr. Festus Mogae announced her as the winner on November 29, 2019 after rigorous selection meetings in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
[263Chat] Mangwe legislator Anele Ndebele has taken Minister of Health and Child Care Obadiah Moyo to task over reported side effects of Anti Retroviral (ARVs) drugs which has seen people experiencing physical deformities on their bodies.
[Nation] Medics and caregivers will no longer have to worry about children rejecting or spitting out bitter ARV drugs.
[Vanguard] A Nigerian researcher, Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, has frowned at the analytical treatment interruption, otherwise known as bone marrow transplant, being promoted as cure for HIV/AIDS.
This study explored detailed descriptive characteristics of sex events, partner characteristics, and motivations for sex and condom use, and examined whether specific aspects of these characteristics were associated with having condomless anal sex (CAS) with high-risk partners. High-risk CAS was common among MSM, with the majority of participants having met their partners online and many reporting sex the same day they met. Results showed that the odds of CAS were not higher with partners met online versus those met in other ways, but MSM were more likely to have asked online partners about their HIV status and testing his...
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has started using Dolutegravir 'DGT', the new and most effective drug in suppressing HIV/Aids in the human body.