Nigeria: 'Over 700,000 Infected With HIV/Aids Annually'

[Daily Trust]Nigeria records over 700,000 HIV/AIDS cases annually, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis and Leprosy, Dr. Joseph Haruna Kigbu, said yesterday.
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The quilt ’s more than 50,000 panels will move to the National AIDS Memorial, while its archive of personal items will go to the Library of Congress.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Quilts Culture (Arts) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Archives and Records AIDS Memorial Quilt National AIDS Memorial American Folklife Center Library of Congress the NAMES Project Foundation Golden Gate Park (San Francisco) Source Type: news
[Cameroon Tribune] This was during the 11th Ordinary Session of the Scientific Council of the Research Centre yesterday, November 19, 2019 in Yaounde.
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Publication date: 19 November 2019Source: Cell Reports, Volume 29, Issue 8Author(s): Ann Ly, Yang Liao, Halina Pietrzak, Lisa J. Ioannidis, Tom Sidwell, Renee Gloury, Marcel Doerflinger, Tony Triglia, Raymond Z. Qin, Joanna R. Groom, Gabrielle T. Belz, Kim L. Good-Jacobson, Wei Shi, Axel Kallies, Diana S. HansenSummaryDespite the key role that antibodies play in protection, the cellular processes mediating the acquisition of humoral immunity against malaria are not fully understood. Using an infection model of severe malaria, we find that germinal center (GC) B cells upregulate the transcription factor T-bet during infecti...
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Authors: Han D, Lee HY, Kim K, Kim T, Oh YM, Rhee CK Abstract Background: Little clinical information on high grade tuberculosis destroyed lung (TDL) is available. The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics and healthcare utilization of high grade TDL patients, and compared the differences between acute exacerbation and healthcare burden according to inhaler compliance. Methods: This was an observational retrospective cohort study using the Korean Health Insurance Review and Assessment (HIRA) service database (2011-2015). Patients diagnosed with high grade TDL in 2011 were enrolled and reviewe...
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This study aimed to address the independent effect of different ART regimens on HIV cumulative viraemia over the first 12 months after treatment initiation, using programmatic data from the Ministry of Health of Brazil. METHODS: Retrospective cohort study analysing cumulative viraemia under the most frequently used ART regimens in Brazil (tenofovir, lamivudine and dolutegravir (regimen 1); tenofovir, lamivudine and efavirenz (regimen 2); tenofovir, lamivudine and ritonavir-boosted atazanavir (regimen 3)). RESULTS AND DISCUSSION: We included 112,243 patients>12 years old who received their first ART pre...
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[Daily Trust] Bauchi -The Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV /AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) successfully treated 17 leprosy cases at various locations in the state in 2017.
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[Daily Trust] Bauchi -The Bauchi State Agency for the control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis/Leprosy and Malaria, (BACATMA) has disclosed that it has provided treatment, care and support to 16,000 HIV positive patients in the state from 2015 to 2017.
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[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Bauchi State Government has enacted a law to compel intending couples to conduct HIV and genotype tests before marriage. This was disclosed at a meeting of stakeholders yesterday at the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS Tuberculosis /Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA).
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WASHINGTON ― When Baltimore resident Arjun kisses his 6-year-old daughter’s forehead, it’s not always just a sign of affection. His daughter, Sujata, is onto him. “Is that a temperature kiss?” she asks. Arjun compulsively checks his little girl’s temperature for a reason. Sujata is the survivor of the “first well-described case” of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in a young child in the U.S., according to her physicians. Tuberculosis is the world’s biggest killer among infectious diseases, and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis ― or XDR-TB, which is re...
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[Daily Trust] Bauchi -The Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) has carried out a community based health outreach in communities across the state. Speaking at the opening of the outreach which started at Gwallameji community in Bauchi, BACATMA Permanent Secretary, Dr. Suleman Manga said that the programme had given the rural populace opportunity to know their health status.
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