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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Minister calls for stronger awareness against hepatitis

Nigeria lagging behind in providing palliative care — Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says Nigeria is lagging behind in palliative care provision and advocated its inclusion as an essential component...
Dermatologist warns against bleaching to avoid skin cancer, hypertension

Dermatologist warns against bleaching to avoid skin cancer, hypertension

A Dermatologist, Prof. Olayinka Olasode has warned people against skin bleaching, saying a bleached skin was prone to skin cancer, hypertension, diabetics among other...
Yobe Hospital quarantines patient discharging blood

Yobe Hospital quarantines patient discharging blood

A patient discharging blood through mouth and nose has been admitted and isolated at the Damaturu Specialists’ Hospital, Yobe. The News Agency of Nigeria (...
WHO lauds Africa’s progress in malaria, HIV control

WHO lauds Africa’s progress in malaria, HIV control

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has commended the African region for making significant progress in malaria control in the last five years. Dr Matshidiso Moeti,...
UNICEF warns of food shortage, disease in Northeast

UNICEF warns of food shortage, disease in Northeast

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday that malnutrition, thirst and disease threatened lives of millions of children in Northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South...
Borno Govt. distributes 2.7m nets to combat malaria in 6 years

“No mosquito net, no wedding,” —Sokoto State Government

A new law in Sokoto state will mandate potential suitors to add insecticide-treated mosquito nets to the brideprice they pay before getting married. The couple...