The pace of progress against HIV is slowing, says a new report by UNAIDS, the United Nations agency charged with "reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to treatment and ending AIDS-related deaths". The warning comes as the global group is hiring a new executive director. One of the candidates, Dr. Sani Aliyu, spoke to Bunmi Makinwa, the former Africa Regional Director of UNFPA, the UN population fund, in a lengthy interview probing Aliyu's qualifications for the position and the ideas that would guide his approach.
Getting Back on Track to Knock Out HIV – Dr. Sani Aliyu
allAfrica, 17 July 2019
The pace of progress against HIV is slowing, says a report released 16 July by UNAIDS, the United Nations agency charged with" reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to… Read more »
Dr. Sani Aliyu is the Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA). In an exclusive interview with Nigeria Health Watch, Dr. ... see more »
UNAIDS Board Welcomes the UNAIDS Management Action Plan and Advances the Nomination Process for the Next UNAIDS Executive Director
UNAIDS, 28 June 2019
UNAIDS' 44th Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) meeting has concluded in Geneva, Switzerland. The board, which met from 25-27 June 2019, was presented with a short list of… Read more »
HIV/Aids - Sani Aliyu Bags PEPFAR Heroes' Award
Vanguard, 2 July 2019
Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, has recieved the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief,PEPFAR, Heroes' Award for… Read more »
NACA Director-General Resigned Voluntarily, Not Sacked - Presidency
Premium Times, 3 July 2019
The Presidency on Tuesday night confirmed that erstwhile Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), Sani Aliyu, resigned his appointment voluntarily. Read more »
About 1.7 million people worldwide became newly infected with HIV in 2018, a 16% decline since 2010, a new report by UNAIDS says. The report was launched at a community event in ... Read more »
Medicins Sans Frontiers is calling on governments, ministries of health, partners and international organizations to step up efforts toward reducing HIV/Aids deaths, following the ... Read more »
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