Monday, June 18, 2018

Meningitis outbreak: Shortage of Vaccine may worsen situation

  Hit by one of its deadliest meningitis outbreaks in years, with more than 1,000 deaths, Nigeria could struggle to contain future epidemics due to...

Ogun, Rotary offer free surgical operation to patients

  The Ogun State government, in collaboration with Rotary International, says it will continue to provide a free surgical operation for the poor patients of...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

Mrs Olayide Akanni, Executive Director, Journalist Against Aids (JAAIDS), an NGO, on Thursday in Lagos urged the Federal Government to focus on key...
FG considering permanent solution to plight of Nigerian refugees in Libya, Europe - Osinbajo

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...
Glaucoma causes 15% of blindness – Expert

Glaucoma: Expert advises Nigerians to go for regular eye screening

Dr Kenneth Madu, an Abuja based optician, has advised Nigerians to go for regular eye screening to prevent glaucoma. adu gave the advice on Tuesday...
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...
Tambuwal lauds FG for new Nigerian Army formation in Sokoto

FG donates 1.8m doses of meningitis vaccines to Sokoto State – Tambuwal

The Federal Government has donated 1.8 million doses of type ”C” strain of meningitis to the Sokoto State Government. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal made this known...
Daura LG immunises 82,876 children against polio

Polio: Kumbotso LG immunises 186,327 children

Kumbotso Local Government Council of Kano State says it immunised 186,327 children against polio during the just concluded Polio Immunisation exercise in the area. Alhaji...
Cameroon’s alleged deportation of Nigerian refugees worrisome – Dabiri-Erewa

FG tasks Nigerian doctors in Diaspora on health sector

The Federal Government on Tuesday challenged the Nigerian medical doctors in the Diaspora to use their knowledge and expertise to develop the nation’s health...
Daura LG immunises 82,876 children against polio

Immunization: Power of vaccines under-utilised – WHO

The power of vaccines to ward off infectious diseases in children through immunisation has still not been fully utilised, the World Health Organization (WHO)...