Tag: HIV

Kenya’s Multi-Million Condoms Enterprise Gets a Squeeze

Kenya is currently facing a severe shortage of condoms, putting the sexual health and HIV prevention efforts of citizens at risk.

Top 10 Counties With Highest HIV Infection Rates In Kenya

HIV infection rate in Kenya: According to the report released by the National Syendemic Diseases Control Council (NSDCC) formerly NACC, 10 counties namely Nairobi, Kisumu, Homabay, Siaya, Migori, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kakamega, Kisii and Uasin Gishu, in that order, accounted for 57% of all new HIV infections recorded in 2021.

The Real Causes Of The Current Condom Shortage In Kenya

The current condom shortage in Kenya has put sexual health and HIV prevention efforts at risk. And, for the first time, the main causes of the shortage have been revealed, exposing just how vulnerable the supply system of this vital item can be.

PARTLY FALSE: No Scientific Evidence That Jatropha Curcas And Cassava Can Cure HIV

A Facebook post claiming that a combination of leaves, roots, and bark of Jatropha curcas, cassava, and black seed can cure the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is PARTLY FALSE. The post advises people living with HIV/AIDS to take the treatment for two months to get optimal...

WHO strongly recommends dolutegravir (DTG) for HIV treatment

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended the use of the HIV drug dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment for all populations, including pregnant women and those of childbearing potential.  This comes after a new evidence that assesses the benefits and risks...

Hope as second HIV patient ‘freed’ from the virus

A HIV patient in London, who was diagnosed in 2003, has been freed from the virus after a stem cell transplant, BBC has reported. The researchers, however, have said it is too soon to claim that the male patient has been totally cured of HIV. According...