Queer people with HIV in Nigeria face several threats: stigma, legal troubles and violence.
For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, we honor the work of Rolake Odetoyinbo, who fights for the human rights of women and girls, the LGBT community, and people with HIV in Nigeria.
The Nigerian government's decision to provide free antiretrovirals has not been enough to eliminate the high and sometimes inequitable economic burden of HIV/AIDS on households.
Calling All U.S.-Based Advocates!
Join the Global Day of Action on Friday, March 7, in support of Nigeria's LGBT community.
Saying "It isn't right to imprison someone for who they are," Oscar winner Whoopi Goldberg used a YouTube video to put out a call for global solidarity.
On Tuesday, a Doctors Without Borders clinic in Lagos received the first shipment of a new Kaletra formulation that requires no refrigeration, fewer pills, and does not have to be combined with food. Kaletra is not yet officially registered in Nigeri...
Nigeria's fee-based provision of antiretroviral therapy at government hospitals is a significant barrier to ARV access, according to a Doctors Without Borders study. "Nearly 50 percent of the patients live on less than $36 per month, yet they are pay...
USAID last week at a public hearing by the Nigeria House of Representatives Committee on Health said Nigeria has the world's third-highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rate with four million people living with the virus, Daily Trust/AllAfrica.com reports. Nig...