The North East Zonal Coordinator of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS gave the warning in Gombe, Gombe State.
Speaking at the launch of the HIV Trust Fund of Nigeria (HTFN), the President pledged that his administration would continue to prioritize health interventions to address killer diseases and public health emergencies.
Engr. Makinde, who Chairs Oyo State Agency for the Control of AIDS, made the call on Wednesday in an address.
The Global Fund, in a statement posted on its website, said the fund was signed for 157 grants for lifesaving HIV, TB and malaria programmes and to strengthen systems for health in the year.
The Executive Secretary and Project Manager of the agency, Alhaji Umar Alkammawa, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Sunday.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has called for stronger collaboration to eradicate the HIV pandemic in Nigeria and to erase the unenviable record of having the second largest HIV epidemic in the world.
The Commission, however, said contrary to reports on some online blogs that he died of ill treatment and malnourishment, Efe died of HIV/AIDS, according to the death certificate issued by Ethiopian Health Authorities.
This was contained in a statement signed by Mandy Sugrue, the Communication Director, International AIDS Society, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan, Oyo State on Thursday.
The Federal Government on Wednesday pledged its support in all areas of HIV response for Network of People Living with HIV and AIDs in Nigeria.
At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that still kill millions, the head of a global health fund said on Friday.
UNICEF, in a report: ‘Children, HIV and AIDS: The World in 2030’, said current trends indicated AIDS-related deaths and new infections were slowing, but the downward trajectory was not happening fast enough.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has admonished politicians to look after the welfare of Nigerians and not just for their fat salaries and allowances.
NAIIS ‘s Director in charge of Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation, Dr Adebobola Bashorun, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja.
Gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United States of America, Member States presented the progress and challenges in their countries and heard from the United Nations Secretary-General, who presented his report on the global response to HIV.
Dr. Marnsur Dada, Executive Chairman, BACATMA, made this known on Saturday at a ceremony to mark the 2018 World TB Day in Bauchi, with the theme: “Wanted Leaders for Free Tuberculosis World.”
According to the UNAIDS agency, the share of people with HIV who have access to medical treatment has also risen to above 50 per cent for the first time.
The advice is among the additions to the WHO Model list of essential medicines for 2017, which includes medicines for HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis and leukaemia
The Federal Capital Territory Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS on Thursday cautioned people living with HIV and AIDS not…
Joint United Nation Programme on HIV/AIDS on Thursday in Abuja says 1, 366, 383 people living with HIV and AIDS…
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, disclosed this on Monday in Ilorin, Kwara State at the Federal Government Town Hall meeting for the North Central Zone