Aisha Buhari appeals for media support to eradicate TB from Nigeria

Aisha Buhari appeals for media support to eradicate TB from Nigeria

The wife of the President Aisha Buhari, has appealed to media practitioners to join the campaign to eliminate tuberculosis in Nigeria. Aisha said this on...
Edo Govt. maps out strategies to combat malnutrition

Group makes case for adequate funding of malnutrition centres in Nigeria

A non-governmental organisation, known as Food Hygiene Initiative of Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to adequately fund malnutrition centres in the country...
Ebola death rate has risen to 135 in DRC, WHO says

Ebola death rate has risen to 135 in DRC, WHO says

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 135 people have been killed by the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of...

USAID increases support for good governance, health in Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently announced additional development assistance to support achieving the development goals outlined in the bilateral Development...
NAFDAC will provide enabling environment to encourage local manufacturers - DG

NAFDAC cautions Nigerians on antimicrobial resistance

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned the general public on the usage of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The AMR...
TB kills over 1.6m people annually – UN

TB kills over 1.6m people annually – UN

The UN has said no fewer than 1.6 million people are killed annually by tuberculosis and the disease would cost about one trillion dollars...
Excessive intake of alcohol, cigarettes contribute to male infertility – Expert

Excessive intake of alcohol, cigarettes contribute to male infertility – Expert

Excessive intake of alcohol and cigarettes are major contributory factors to male infertility, Dr Olawale Oba, an Obstetrician and Gynecologis, has said. Oba, a Senior...
World much prepared to handle Ebola now than in 2014 – WHO D-G

World much prepared to handle Ebola now than in 2014 – WHO D-G

The Director-General of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom, the the world is much more prepared now to handle the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) than in...
NLC appeals to FG to meet demands of striking health workers

NLC appeals to FG to meet demands of striking health workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government to urgently meet the legitimate demands of the striking workers in the health...
Centre reports decline in Lassa fever cases

Nigeria’s Lassa fever cases decline – WHO

The WHO there has been a downward trend in the weekly reported cases of Lassa fever in Nigeria from late February to early March...