Health Thought Leadership

In the fight against HIV/AIDS, communities can make a lot of difference: World AIDS Day 2019

Editor’s Note: For World AIDS Day 2019, Dr. Obehioye Aimiosior, Medical Officer, Augustine University, Ilara, reflects on the importance of the theme, “Communities make a difference,” and proffers ways that we can all ensure that Nigeria reaches the important UNAIDS target of 90–90–90.  World AIDS Dayis celebrated on December 1 every year and is dedicated […]

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Results of NAIIS – the largest HIV survey ever done are in: Nigeria not doing as badly as we thought!

Without good data, we’re flying blind. If you can’t see it, you can’t solve it – Kofi Atta Annan There are about 3.4 million Nigerians living with HIV- or at least that was what everyone thought. This figure was based on a prevalence estimate of close to 3%, derived from the last version of surveys […]