Stories: Arvs

  • HIV in Mozambique: Starting, and Staying on, Treatment

    Mozambique is fighting to gain control of its HIV epidemic, leading with a plan to strategically enrol substantial numbers of people with HIV in treatment programmes in an effort to end transmission of the virus. The number of people who have started antiretroviral therapy (ART) has already jumped from 308,000 in 2012 to more than 676,000 by March of last year. Officials expect...

  • Through PMTCT, We Can Protect Future Generations from HIV, Experts Say

    As part of HealthNewsNG's special focus on HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health issues, Jennifer Ehidiamen spoke to Nurse Egga, an expert in Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) who works in a general hospital in Nasarawa state, northern Nigeria. Her bubbling attitude and high-pitched voice resonate with her passion for the fight...