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

HIV/AIDS: Medical experts want govts to properly equip laboratories

Two medical experts have called on the three tiers of government to properly equip laboratories in the nation’s health facilities to facilitate diagnosis and...
UCH has manpower to run stand-alone cancer centre – Obasanjo

UCH trains more doctors in geriatric medicine

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan has begun another round of training of consultants in geriatric medicine. Prof. Temitope Alonge, UCH Chief Medical Director, disclosed...
Research uncovers breakthrough with breast cancer drug: study

Research uncovers breakthrough with breast cancer drug

New research finds more patients suffering from breast cancer could be treated with a drug previously thought to only help those with a genetic...
Teenage girls need right education, information on sexual health – Linus Okereke

Teenage girls need right education, information on sexual health – Linus Okereke

A renowned Nollywood actress, Stephaine Linus-Okereke, says teenage girls need right education and information about sexual and reproductive health to make right decisions. Linus-Okereke spoke...
NAFDAC slashes product registration cost by 50% – DG

NAFDAC, SMEs trade words over delay in product registration

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday attributed the delay in product registration to improper documentation by most entrepreneurs. NAFDAC...
Women, girls’ ability to exercise basic rights prerequisite for achieving SDGs – UNFPA

Women, girls’ ability to exercise basic rights prerequisite for achieving SDGs – UNFPA

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says the ability of women and girls to exercise their basic human rights is a prerequisite for achieving...
Scientists: Women cut diabetes risk by breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Nutritionist advocates 6 months maternity leave

A Nutritionist, Prof. Ngozi Nnam, has advocated six months maternity leave for nursing mothers to enable them carry out exclusive breastfeeding of their babies...
Dangote trains 150 indigenous engineers on refining operations

Dangote commits N200m for Kano Specialist Hospital rehabilitation

To complement its N7 billion Surgical and Diagnostic Centre (SDC) currently under construction, the Dangote Foundation (www.Dangote.com) has concluded the renovations of some sections...
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,...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

Council of Islamic scholars want HIV/AIDS test for intending couples

The Katsina State Council of Islamic Scholars has urged the state government to enact a law compelling intending couples to go for HIV/AIDS test...