• 94,000 pregnant women HIV positive in Zamfara – USAID

    94,000 pregnant women HIV positive in Zamfara – USAID

    No fewer than 94,141 pregnant women are said to be HIV/AIDS positive in Zamfara.

    A United States Agency for International Aids (USAID) funded programme said this through Management Services for Health Organisation the USAID Prevention and Organisational Systems-AIDS Care and Treatment (PRO-ACT).

    The team leader of the organisation, Mr Aminu Sarki, spoke at the end of a seven-year treatment and support rolling plan for those living with HIV in the state in Gusau on Thursday.

    Sarki said more than 500 women living with […]

  • ‘HIV positive mothers can breastfeed exclusively without transmitting infection’

    ‘HIV positive mothers can breastfeed exclusively without transmitting infection’

    Dr Abimbola Williams, the Head of Health, Save the Children Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), said mothers living with HIV could breastfeed exclusively without transmitting the virus to the baby.

    She made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja.

    She said that exclusive breastfeeding helps to strengthen the immune system of a child even when the mother was HIV positive.

    According to her, exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of a child’s life […]

  • Men Still Demand to Have Se x with me without condom – HIV Positive Prostitute Reveals  …. see photo

    Men Still Demand to Have Se x with me without condom – HIV Positive Prostitute Reveals …. see photo

    A HIV-positive prostitute has revealed that men still want to have unprotected s*x with her even after telling them of her status. HIV-positive Esnath Sikweyala who is a prostitute has revealed that men still demand to have s*x with her without condom even after disclosing that she is HIV-positive.

    The woman who has accepted her status and is living well has now started to educate other s*x workers on the need to use condoms to avoid contracting the disease.

    According to Weekend Post, […]