A woman’s risk of acquiring HIV through sex with a male partner living with HIV increases during pregnancy and is highest during the postpartum period, new research funded in part by NIAID suggests.
Her husband, who is presently receiving treatment at a hospital in Makeni sustained severe burns from the fire which had rapidly taken over the house.
Ebola virus can infect the reproductive organs of male and female macaques, according to a study published in The American Journal of Pathology, suggesting that humans could be similarly infected. Prior studies of survivors of the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa… Read More ›
Author: Nox Makunga Associate Professor: Medicinal plant biotechnology, Stellenbosch University Disclosure statement Nox Makunga receives funding from the National Research Foundation (NRF), Stellenbosch University’s Division of Research Development and the Technology Innovation Agency. Partners: Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University provides support… Read More ›
The decision by the All People’s Congress to put Madam Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr forward as Mayoral Candidate for Freetown Municipality is not only wise and timely, it also has placed the Party in better standing, when it comes to discussions on implementing reforms and policies geared towards reducing gender inequalities and improving the status of women in society.
The National Institutes of Health has launched a large international study to compare the safety and efficacy of three antiretroviral treatment regimens for pregnant women living with HIV and the safety of these regimens for their infants. Clinical… Read More ›
All People’s Congress Mayoral Candidate for the Freetown Municipality, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, on Monday met with stakeholders and electorates during her first engagement with Community Elders and Party Supporters. Her reason for contesting, she said, is because she cares deeply for the country and particularly for the country’s capital…. Read More ›