The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), said it has trained 24 health workers in Borno, on measures to prevent malnutrition among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.
Alhaji Abba Ibrahim, Director-General of Taraba State Agency for Control of AIDS (TACA), says the rate of HIV/AIDS in Taraba has declined from 10.5 per cent in 2013 to five per cent now.
The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, on Tuesday said the state government would continue to support and provide medication to people living with HIV/AIDS.
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH)) Chapter, has given the management of the hospital a seven-day ultimatum to resolve its dispute with the nurses.
The Daura Local Government of Katsina State says it is targeting 82,000 children for immunisation against polio in a four-day exercise.
The nation’s health sector has received a major boost, as a world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor Optical Supply Nigeria (EOSN), has unveiled its new entity to effectively answer the vision needs of consumers and better serve Eye Care Professionals in Nigeria.
Edo Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Friday affirmed the state government’s commitment to reducing child mortality through sustained immunisation in the state.
A Nutritionist, Mrs Blessing Timothy, on Friday said that lack of information on good nutrition was largely responsible for the alarming rate of malnourished children in Nigeria.
Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Thursday advised Nigerians to inspire hope and encourage cancer patients to lessen their pains and enable them live happily.
Nigeria has over 6,000 health centres and 135,000 facilities for the detection and treatment of Tuberculosis, an official of the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTLCP), said in Abuja on Thursday.