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40th Anniversary HIV/AIDS : End Inequalities, End AIDS, End Pandemics

  • December 4, 2021
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The United States’ Centre for Disease Control (CDC) first recognized Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in June 1981 after 5 agile homosexuals between the ages of 29 and 36 were treated for biopsy-confirmed Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in 3 different hospitals in Los Angeles. (1)  Five years later, in March 1986, the first case of HIV was […]

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HIV/AIDS in the COVID-19 pandemic: End Inequalities, End AIDS

  • December 4, 2021
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HIV continues to be a significant public health issue throughout the world affecting almost 38 million in the year 2020.1 More than two-thirds of these people live in the WHO African sub-region. Statistics show that, in 2020, over half a million people died from HIV-related causes and nearly two million people were newly diagnosed with […]

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State of Chronic Kidney Disease in Ghana as we Celebrate World Kidney Day 2020

  • April 1, 2020
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Dr. Elliot Koranteng Tannor1 Senior Specialist Physician/Nephrologist – Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana World Kidney Day is a day set aside every year to create awareness on the impact of kidney disease globally. This has become necessary as a result of the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) globally, in Africa and in […]

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Global 90-90-90 HIV strategy: Ghana’s Campaign

  • December 2, 2017
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2016 worldwide estimates indicate that there were 36.7 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) out of which 1.8 million were newly infected. Only 53% of the PLHIV were receiving treatment globally. An estimated 1.0 million deaths was also recorded from HIV related events in the year. The WHO African Region is the greatest affected holding about two-thirds of PLHIV […]

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