Wednesday, November 14, 2018
NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

Nutritionist tasks mothers on exclusive breast feeding

The President, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Mrs Goodness Chidi, has urged mothers to engage in exclusive breastfeeding of their babies, at least for six...
Control consumption of red meat, expert tells Nigerians

Control consumption of red meat, expert tells Nigerians

A nutritional biochemist, Dr Ochuko Erukainure, on Wednesday advised Nigerians to control their consumption of red meat. Erukainure, a Principal Research Officer at the Federal...
NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

Only 12.8% mothers practice early breastfeeding in Jigawa – Official

Malam Sa’id Umar, the Jigawa Nutrition Officer, says only 12.8 per cent of nursing mothers practice early initiation of breastfeeding in the state. Umar disclosed...
Malaria: FG to distribute 14.4m nets – Minister

Malaria: FG to distribute 14.4m nets – Minister

The Federal Government says it will distribute 14.4 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) in four selected malaria most endemic states across the country...
Breastfeeding campaign: The Ogun example

Only 24% infants are exclusively breastfed in Nigeria – Health Ministry

The Federal Ministry of Health says in spite of the health and economic benefits of exclusive breastfeeding to mother and child, only 24 per...
NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

Breasts sucking, fondling can help detect, not prevent lumps, cancer – Experts

Some medical practitioners on Tuesday in Lagos said the belief that sucking or fondling of a woman’s breasts could prevent lumps was not scientifically...
Lassa fever kills 3 in Ekiti

Lassa fever: Enugu confirms one death

The Enugu State Government on Monday confirmed the death of one person from Lassa fever in a health facility within Enugu metropolis. Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi,...
NAFDAC cautions Nigerians on antimicrobial resistance

NAFDAC seizes 3,300kg of banned frozen vegetables – DG

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it had seized 3,300kilograme of PINGUIN brand of frozen mixed vegetables across...
103 Ebola cases reported in DRC – UN

DRC declares end of Ebola epidemic

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people, after 42...
Fayemi’s victory, demonstration of Ekiti people’s faith in APC – Ajimobi

Ajimobi says new pediatric and maternity centre ready in 6 months

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has said that the pediatric and maternity centre being constructed by his administration would be completed in Jan....