A major event on the health scene this week was the commemoration of the World AIDS Day (WAD). Although the day is celebrated on December 1 every year, the events started over a week before.
The WAD is to honour the people who have fallen to the disease as well as people living with HIV. It is also celebrated to raise awareness of the disease and the need for people to know their status.
Here is a roundup of major health stories in the news last week.
Premium Times, others honoured for HIV reporting
PREMIUM TIMES was on Friday honoured with an award as one of the most supportive media organisations in the reporting of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
The award was given at a ceremony organised by the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA) to commemorate the World AIDS Day.
The World AIDS Day…