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Health ministry to provide affordable healthcare for elderly

The Federal Ministry of Health, said it will establish six regional geriatric centres in tertiary hospitals with a view to improving the health status of an older person in Nigeria. 

Dr. Saidu Dumbulwa, the coordinator, Healthcare Pack [...]

Sun, 08 September 2019


Why open defecation thrives in Ibadan - Traders

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open markets are prone to abuse and this is because some people inhabit in the place after trading has ended and sellers return home with their goods.

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Fri, 09 August 2019


Curbing needless maternal deaths from unsafe abortion

Historically, women around the world have tried to end unwanted pregnancies whether abortion is legal or not, often jeopardizing their safety and health by self-inducing or seeking a dangerous illegal procedure.

 

 

 

 

Sun, 04 August 2019


Rethinking US-African relations

Recently, the leadership of the United States of America intensified efforts in reinvigorating its relations in Africa. This has become expedient because of the growing influence of China and Russia in the region.  A number of strategies are being put in place for cooperation in various fiel [...]

Fri, 26 July 2019


Family planning: Low Support Of Men Pose’ Barrier In Badagry Community

Men’s participation is crucial to the success of family planning programs as it's associated with better outcomes in reproductive health such as contraceptive acceptance, continuation, as well as safer sexual behaviors.

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Sun, 07 July 2019


Lokogoma: A city to become desolate

 

 

 

 

As the two weeks ultimatum to demolish structures along waterways in Lokogoma Estate inspires this week, our FCT Correspondent, Austine ELEMUE, examines the implications of the planned exer [...]

Fri, 05 July 2019


The growing drug resistant strains of malaria parasite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Malaria is fighting back! Recently, the World Health Organization declared that Algeria and Argentina have eliminated malaria. They joined 38 other coun [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


The village that appears once a year from under water

A village in the western Indian state of Goa is only visible for one month in a year - for the remaining 11 months, it disappears under water. And when the water recedes, its original residents, now settled elsewhere, come together to celebrate their home, reports Supriya Vohra.

 

Mon, 10 June 2019


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