Friday, August 17, 2018
Edo Govt. maps out strategies to combat malnutrition

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

HIV rate is declining in Taraba , says TACA

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

Kano Govt promises more support, medication to people living with HIV/AIDS

The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, on Tuesday said the state government would continue to support and provide medication to people...
JUTH gets 7-day ultimatum to resolve dispute with nurses

JUTH gets 7-day ultimatum to resolve dispute with nurses

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...
Nigeria to be 24 months free of polio in August – WHO

Polio: Daura LG targets 82,000 children

The Daura Local Government of Katsina State says it is targeting 82,000 children for immunisation against polio in a four-day exercise. Alhaji Salish...
Essilor unveils its new entity to better answer vision needs in Nigeria

Essilor unveils its new entity to better answer vision needs in Nigeria

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...
Nigeria to be 24 months free of polio in August – WHO

Obaseki says Edo committed to child-immunisation

Edo Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Friday affirmed the state government’s commitment to reducing child mortality through sustained immunisation in the state. The governor stated...
Edo Govt. maps out strategies to combat malnutrition

Why Nigeria has alarming rate of malnutrition — Expert

A Nutritionist, Mrs Blessing Timothy, on Friday said that lack of information on good nutrition was largely responsible for the alarming rate of malnourished...
El-Rufai urges journalists on objective, balanced reporting

El-Rufa’i urges Nigerians to inspire hope in cancer patients

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...
FG establishes 6,000 centres to curb tuberculosis

FG establishes 6,000 centres to curb tuberculosis

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...