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NAFDAC commends IITA-CWMP for training 659 spray service providers

NAFDAC commends IITA-CWMP for training 659 spray service providers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has given thumbs up to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) led...
HIV Prevention: Vaginal ring safe, acceptable - Experts

HIV Prevention: Vaginal ring safe, acceptable – Experts

Researchers say monthly vaginal ring and daily oral tablet, both containing anti-HIV drugs, are safe and acceptable in adolescent girls. It was reported that the...
SERAP tells Osinbajo to improve safety and security of EFCC officials

FG calls for collaboration with private sector to end malnutrition

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has called for improved collaboration between government and the private sector to rid the country of malnutrition challenges. Osinbajo, represented by...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

HIV/AIDS: FACA distributes 7m condoms to FCT residents in 2016-Official

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) said it distributed seven million condoms to FCT residents in 2016, to prevent...
Numa launches Artificially Intelligent Healthcare App, 'AskNuma'

Numa launches Artificially Intelligent Healthcare App, ‘AskNuma’

Numa Health has announced the launch of a mobile phone based personal health assistant that gives patients high quality health information and provides a...
Reps member offers free medical care to residents of border area

Reps member offers free medical care to residents of border area

Mr Zakari Mohammed, a member representing Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency of Kwara, have bankrolled a free medical care for more than 500 residents of border...
Itire Ijesha PHC to improve services with new Family Planning Clinic

Itire Ijesha PHC to improve services with new Family Planning Clinic

A new Family Planning (FP) Clinic has been installed by the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) 2 at Itire-Ijesha Primary Health Centre, Mushin,...
UNICEF says 70,000 children threatened by malnutrition in Congo Republic

Malnutrition: UNICEF trains 24 health workers in Borno IDPs camp

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), said it has trained 24 health workers in Borno, on measures to prevent malnutrition among Internally Displaced Persons...
LASG warns pharmacists against referring patients to drug peddlers

LASG warns pharmacists against referring patients to drug peddlers

The Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Health on Tuesday charged pharmacists in hospitals to ensure drug availability and avoid referring patients to...
Obaseki cuts traders’ tax by 50%

Obaseki inaugurates Primary Health Care Remodelling Committee

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Wednesday inaugurated a committee on the Remodelling of Primary Health Care (PHC), to facilitate the proper functioning of...