Tanzania: HIV Infection Among Drug Users High in Zanzibar
[Daily News]Zanzibar -AT least 67 people among drug users in Zanzibar tested HIV positive last year, an indication that the spread of the deadly virus among the group needed addressing.
[Monitor] Kampala -People living with HIV/Aids in Uganda have asked Ms Winnie Byanyima, the new executive director of the United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAIDS), to advocate for reduction of the price of third line Antiretroviral (ARVs) drugs.
[Daily Trust] The Federal Ministry of Health has recommended Insti HIV 1/2 and Insti Multiplex Dual HIV1/2 and Syphilis antibody rapid tests kits as a first line kit in the national HIV testing algorithm.
[Monitor] Peter Ngambenawe, 22, was born on December 10, 1997 in Kirwa Village, Kijuguta Ward, Kabale municipality. His parents separated before he was born and after two months, his mother left him with his great grandmother.
[Premium Times] Nearly one year after the first United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, world leaders have been called upon to implement immediate action on their commitments towards eradicating the disease globally.
[Vanguard] Wife of the Oyo State Governor, Mrs Tamunominini Makinde, says she will scale up HIV/AIDS response to put an end to the epidemic in the nearest future.
[Nation] Kenyan women on long-acting contraceptives recorded higher rates of sexually transmitted infections, compared to the general population, a new study reveals.
[The Herald] Zimbabwe has just started a national roll-out of the new antiretroviral drug, Dolutegravir (DTG), which is set to gradually wean off Tenolam E.
[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -It is high time learners are at the forefront of the fight against HIV/AIDS because they are the ones mostly affected and infected, says First Lady Neo Masisi.
[Vanguard] Abuja -Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, Mrs. Ene Obi, has said corruption kills more people in Nigeria than HIV/Aids and malaria put together.
[Daily Trust] The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has enjoined Nigerians to reflect on the significance of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration to show love to people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.