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NAIIS: The Survey that might solve Nigeria’s HIV data dilemma

HIV prevalence rates in Nigeria have been the topic of much debate. The bone of contention, according to several authorities, is that the current HIV prevalence rates being quoted for some parts of Nigeria might not reflect reality. While surveys done in the past suggest that there should be about 3.5 million Nigerians infected, data […]

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Press Release: Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey

The Federal Government of Nigeria in its continuous efforts to improve the health indices of its populace will be conducting the Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS). This is a national household survey that will determine the distribution of HIV and Hepatitis B & C in the country. It will also assess the uptake […]

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A HIV free generation is possible

27th of May is a day set aside for the promotion and welfare of children. As we celebrate our children on this day, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS wants you to take a moment to think about children living with HIV and their families. Nigeria still accounts for a significant proportion of […]

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The National HIV Prevention Conference Youth Summit 2016

PRE- CONFERENCE YOUTH SUMMIT 2016 Theme: Hands on for HIV prevention According to UNAIDS, HIV/AIDS constitutes one of the world’s largest threats to human development. There are currently 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS, with more than a quarter between the ages of 15-24. Half of all new infections in the world occur in young […]

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Health Policy Thought Leadership Series

A Call to Action on Prevention as NACA hosts HIV Conference in Abuja

Nigeria has the second largest burden of HIV on the African continent, with an estimated 3.5 million Nigerians infected and 60,000 new babies born HIV positive every year. With an increased global focus on the need to scale up prevention and fund the treatment and the science behind the fight for a cure, the National […]