The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has urged women in Nigeria to conduct regular HIV and AIDS tests to guard against Mother-to-Child transmission of the disease.
Browsing: Michel Sidibé
The UNAIDS has said it is greatly encouraged by the news that an HIV-positive man has been functionally cured of HIV.
According to the report released by UNAIDS, 75 per cent of all people living with HIV or 27 million people, know their HIV status.
“Health is a human rights imperative and we are deeply concerned about the lack of political commitment and the failure to invest in proven HIV programmes, particularly for young people and key populations,” said Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS.
In a new report, launched on Wednesday in Paris, France, at an event co-hosted with Coalition PLUS, UNAIDS warns that the global response to HIV is at a precarious point.
In his opening address, the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, welcomed the Board’s support and reiterated the importance of focusing on the challenges and opportunities ahead in reaching the 2020 Fast-Track commitments agreed by the United Nations General Assembly.
The plan builds on the progress achieved under the 2013–2018 plan, which provided a framework to advance gender equality and empower women across the UNAIDS Secretariat.
Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director, made this known in a statement issued by the Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) on Monday in Abuja.
The ring, which is replaced monthly, slowly releases the antiretroviral medicine dapivirine and could give women an additional HIV prevention option that is discreet and that they can control
Germany made the announcement at the 40th Meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board,
UNAIDS made the disclosure in a new report released to commemorate the International Women’s Day
Chuckwu said the country would henceforth make use of musicians, entertainers in the Nigerian movie industry and other role models in the country’s growing fashion industry to educate people on HIV and AIDS