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    Video Top 5 Most Dangerous STDs You Should Know– STD.GOV Blog

    Contracting a sexually transmitted disease is not a nice experience in any way. It can be tricky morally if you need to report it to your partner, it can be demanding financially when it comes to treatment. But most importantly, it can lead to serious health issues and in worst scenarios, death...
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    World The HIV Epidemic Is Not Over, And We’re Not as Prepared as We Need to Be – ScienceAlert

    Authors of a commission into the state of the global AIDS epidemic warn policy makers and researchers to do a better job of collaborating if we're to have a hope of.... Read more via ScienceAlert – https://ift.tt/2LtZDgS Get more World News
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    Metro U.S. commits $5.1 billion to HIV/AIDs in Nigeria – Premium Times Nigeria News

    The United States says it has committed more than $5.1 billion to the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria through its President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The U.S. Charge d’ Affaires, David Young, said this on Thursday in Abuja at the opening of a … Read more via Premium Times...
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    Metro FG launches HIV/AIDS indicator, impact survey – The Sun Newspaper

    The Federal Government, on Thursday, launched the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), which, they believe, would end the era of ‘guess work’ in terms of the burden of HIV disease in Nigeria. The survey would be conducted by experts from the... Read more via The Sun...
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    World Fewer teens having sex, doing drugs but more are depressed - NBC News

    Fewer high school students are having sex than ever before, federal health officials reported Thursday. And they’re also less likely than some earlier... Read more via NBC News – https://ift.tt/2y9hKU8 Get more World News
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    HIV: Expert calls for more action on disease – Punch Newspapers

    The Senior Technical Advisor, Outcomes and Evaluation, Caritas Nigeria, a non-government organisation, Dr. Olawale Fadare, has identified low level political commitment, limited funding and poor understanding of child spacing as some of the major bottlenecks affecting the fight against HIV/AIDS...
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    General Health What are the early signs of HIV in men? – Medical News Today

    HIV is a virus that attacks the body's immune system, destroying a specific type of cell that helps the body fight off infections and diseases. In the United States, a higher number of men are living with the virus than women. With effective treatment of antiretroviral medication, people with...
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    HIV Can Lurk in The Brain And Increase Risk of Dementia, Even if You’re Not Sick – ScienceAlert

    The HIV virus, which causes AIDS, has long been known to target and disable cells of the immune system, which are responsible for fighting off invading microorganisms and for suppressing malignant cancers. More recently, researchers also learned HIV not only targets immune cells in the...
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    General Health HIV transmission & prevention – AVERT

    Learn about safer sex – using condoms and the risk of mixing alcohol, drugs and sex. ---- Read more via AVERT https://ift.tt/2EYhNQy
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    General Health HIV/AIDS – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

    Overview Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body’s ability to fight the organisms that cause disease. HIV is a sexually...
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    Metro LASG sensitizes abattoir stakeholders on HIV/AIDS – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    The Lagos state government and ministry of Agriculture this week held a one-day HIV/AIDS Prevention and sensitization workshop for all abattoir stakeholders in the state. The workshop, which took place at the Oko Oba Farm service centre, Agege, Lagos, had in … Read more via The Guardian...
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    Metro Ghana records 80% increase in new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2017 – Premium Times Nigeria

    There was 80 per cent increase in new cases of HIV/AIDS infection in Ghana according to a 2017 Ghana AIDS Commission report. The report also indicates that the Volta Region and Brong Ahafo Region topped the chart of HIV/AIDS prevalence. A large proportion of the new HIV/AIDS … via Premium...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom records huge HIV rate drop – Premium Times Nigeria

    A recent survey conducted in Akwa Ibom State has revealed a significant drop in the overall prevalence rate of HIV in the state. The survey, which was carried out across the 31 local government areas in the state between April and June 2017, shows a drastic fall … via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Here’s the Best Age to Get an HIV Test, According to Experts – HIV – Google News

    Here’s the Best Age to Get an HIV Test, According to Experts TIME Meck. Health Director Asks County Commission To Fund HIV Pilot Project WFAE Full coverage via HIV – Google News http://ift.tt/2BAmhNd
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    6 Facts About HIV/AIDS That Might Totally Shock You – HIV – Google News

    6 Facts About HIV/AIDS That Might Totally Shock You Women’s Health Iran wakes up to HIV/AIDS epidemic among expectant mothers Al-Monitor Harvey man booked with intentional AIDS exposure NOLA.com New tool to track HIV infection rates Independent Full coverage via HIV – Google News...
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    Metro Abuja Men Paying Prostitutes More For Sex Without Condoms - FACA

    Men in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are reportedly paying prostitutes more to ditch condoms. Dr Uche Okoro, Project Manager for the Federal Capital Territory Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) made the disclosure during a chat with NAN. “Some people pay extra money to have sex...
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    Metro Nigerian Scientists Claim To Have Discovered Complete Cure For HIV/AIDS

    As the world awaits the outcome of the on-going clinical trial of HIV vaccine in South Africa, scientists in Nigeria appear to have hit the bulleye in the search for the effective medical cure for HIV/AIDS. A research team at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU)...
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    Metro Edo: Auchi Residents Get Condoms for Safe Sex

    The Edo State Agency for the Control of HIV and AIDs (EDO-SACA) on Friday distributed condoms to residents of Auchi as part of activities to commemorate the 2016 International Aids Candle Light Memorial. Dr Marietu Binkola, the Project Manager of the agency, who led the team, said that the...
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    Metro Lagos Records lowest HIV Case in Years

    The Lagos State Government yesterday said it has recorded a drop from its Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevalence rate from 5.1 in 2013 to 4.1 presently. Making the announcement at Ministerial briefing to commemorate Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s first year in office, Commissioner for...
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    Metro NACA Embarks on Nationwide Free HIV/Aids Testing and Counselling

    In-order to meet the 2030 United Nations deadline for the eradication of HIV/Aids, National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) has launched a full-fledged campaign of testing and counselling of persons living with HIV/Aids in several cities and rural areas in the country, Africa Independent...
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