A Nigerian physician, Tolulope Adeleke has voiced her frustration over a common practice among Nigerians after she lost a dear friend to HIV. The physician took to her Twitter handle to share. She recounted how a friend who had contracted
An antiretroviral drug Dolutegravir, commonly known as DTG, has been certified safe for use by pregnant women and those in their reproductive years by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Though initial research linked the drug with neural tube defects (NTDs)
New reports have emerged showing that Senator Elisha Abbo who slapped a nursing mom inside a sex toy shop, has a history of violence. The infamous video of his assault at the Abuja shop is the Pandora’s box that brought
Quite a number of parents in Kenya take the secret of their HIV status to their graves without putting their children through, leaving their innocent kids ignorant and constantly sick. Kenyan activist, Brian Omondi, is one those children. Brian was
Deputy Director Gender Human right and care services, National Agency Control for AIDS (NACA), Dr. Yinka Falola -Anoemuah has revealed that more than half of people living with HIV are women as more women contract the virus everyday. The medical
Results of a new research emerged on Friday stating that HIV-suppressing medication can make the AIDS virus “untransmittable,” even among couples who have intercourse without using protection. The Europe-wide study monitored nearly 1,000 gay male couples over a period of
Former Tahidi High actress, Christine Njeri better known as Makena has laid bare some dark family secrets and her battle with depression after her mum was sent to her an early grave. Makena, a former TV producer of NTV’s youth show
Ugandan mother of three, Barbara Kemigisa is HIV positive, and so are her three children. In a bid to enlighten people and raise awareness on the burden of living with the virus, the outspoken mum has put her children on
“You only have 6 months to live” , she was told. When Lyn Parent from Auckland went with her younger sister to get a tattoo in 1992, she had no idea it would change the course of her life forever.
Fear of stigmatization and/or discrimination remains the unbeatable factors responsible for people living in denial or secrecy about their HIV/AIDS status. And when eventually some of these people brave up enough to admit and identify with their status, some people
A 24-year-old South African guy has bravely revealed on the social networking platform that he has been living with HIV for 19 years. The Twitter user identified simply as Lihle (@JuniorLihle2), opened up about his status in a Twitter thread
Saidy Brown is a young woman living with HIV who took to twitter a few days ago to talk about her HIV status and how she’s been living with it. Brown who shared beautiful photos of herself wrote: “HIV might
Please learn from my brother’s story and take your health seriously. I lost my sweet mum in 2009. My dad followed in 2012 and since then, God has been great to us. God crowned my efforts with success and I
The United Nations Children’s Fund ( UNICEF ) has said that at least 270,000 children aged 0 to 14 years were living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Nigeria as at 2016. The figure represented the lion share of
A HIV positive Italian man who intentionally infected 30 women including a 14-year-old and another victim who passed it onto her baby has been jailed for 24 years, Daily Mail reports. Valentino Talluto called himself ‘Hearty Style’ as he seduced
Rakiya Zuberu, 35, was infected with HIV by her late husband. Rakiya, who has three children says two of them are HIV positive. Rakiya, whose hands were given out in marriage by her father at age 15, claims she has
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), in a news report by The Nation said it has arrested a 15-year old girl, Fatima K. She is believed to be a former wife of a Boko Haram factional leader, Mamman Nur.
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health, the largest biomedical research agency in the world, have identified an antibody named N6 from an HIV-infected person that potently neutralized 98% of HIV isolates tested, including 16 of 20 strains resistant to
Bauchi lawmaker, Mrs Maryam Begel, noted that investigations conducted revealed that the HIV virus is spreading faster in matrimonial homes in most Northern states of the country than outside the home. Speaking with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi, Begel,
A Nigerian lady, 31, explained how her Irish lover, James Turner, deliberately infected her with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV. The Nation reports that the unnamed lady, who is a real estate agent, claimed she met her 64-year-old lover eight years
Paida Mutopo, a 20-year-old student, contracted HIV from her mother, Mavis, who had no idea she had the virus until her daughter was diagnosed. Paida, from Rochdale, Manchester was told she was HIV-positive when she was just 11 and believed she
This touching story was shared by a woman on social media, explaining that although she had sex with her husband who was HIV positive, and even had a child with him but she didn’t contract the disease, Information Nigeria reports.
A stepdad deliberately infected his two step-daughters with HIV after raping them. According to the Daily Mail, the girls were aged 11 and 14 when they contracted the potentially deadly virus. The stepdad, 60, had originally denied the accusations but