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Monkey pox: Kano Govt. confirms suspected victim

Kano sends blood sample of suspected Monkeypox victim to Senegal for confirmation

…Just as victim establishes contacts with 60 persons   The victim of a suspected monkeypox case in Kano has established contacts with no fewer than 60...
Akeredolu flags off distribution of 2.9million insecticide nets in Ondo

Akeredolu flags off distribution of 2.9million insecticide nets in Ondo

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday in Akure flagged off the distribution of 2.9 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets...
Expert says regular hand wash promotes good personal hygiene

Hand washing practice reduces risk of diseases by 40% – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that hand washing practice can reduce the risk of contracting diarrhoea and other communicable diseases by 40...
WPD: Kano marks 3 years polio-free status

WHO records 90% decrease in Polio cases in Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recorded more than 90 per cent decrease in polio outbreak in Africa in 2012, an official, Mr Basi...
Akeredolu flags off distribution of 2.9million insecticide nets in Ondo

USAID distributes 2.5m mosquito nets in Kebbi

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Kebbi State Government has distributed 2.5 million treated mosquito nets in the...
Always take your children for immunisation on time – Expert urges parents

Always take your children for immunisation on time – Expert urges parents

A Pediatric Doctor, Juliet Ochi, has urged parents and caregivers to always take their children and wards for immunisation on time for the prevention...
UCH has manpower to run stand-alone cancer centre – Obasanjo

UCH doctors solicit stakeholders’ intervention to avert another strike

Resident doctors in University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Tuesday urged stakeholders to compel the tertiary hospital management to pay their salary shortfalls as...
JUTH resident doctors protest sack of 100 members

JUTH resident doctors protest sack of 100 members

Resident doctors of the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), on Monday staged a protest over the sack of 100 of its members by the...
Strike: NMA says Govt. yet to commence negotiations

Strike: NMA says Govt. yet to commence negotiations

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Benue has raised concerns over inability of government to commence negotiations with the body after eight days of...
HIV Treatment: Foundation partners FG to enrol additional 100,000 persons

HIV prevalence rate drops in Kaduna – Official

The Kaduna State AIDS Control Agency (KADSACA), says it has experienced significant progress in the control of HIV/AIDS leading to drop in the number...