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As the Nigerian child suffers from severe acute malnutrition...

With the increasing cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM, in the North Eastern region of Nigeria, stakeholders say there is an urgent need for intervention to stem the tide.

Malnutrition has serious and permanent consequences in the growth and development of children, if not timely identifie [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


Reducing risk of medication errors and improving patient’s safety

Prescribed medication is the most frequent treatment provided to patients in the health care delivery system.

Professionals who are involved in medicine management are governed by a legal and professional accountability to [...]

Sun, 06 October 2019


Agba Jalingo in handcuffs: The unlawful beyond the immoral

On Friday, October 4, the bail application filed by journalist and human rights activist, Agba Jalingo, was refused by a Federal High Court, sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, presided over by Justice Simon Amobeda. In denying him bail, the court ordered that he be remanded in prison custody pendi [...]

Sun, 06 October 2019


How community leaders promote youth access to family planning

 

To prevent unintended pregnancies especially among sexually active young persons, there should be unhindered access to family planning services across board.

According to Life Planning for Adolescents and Youth, LPAY, "it is important for young people to build contrac [...]

Sat, 21 September 2019


ISIS and West Africa attraction By Sunday Orinya

Owing to the devastating defeat it suffered in Syria at both military and ideological levels, the Islamic State appears to be in search of an alternative location away from the Middle East. The French newspaper, Le Figaro, in recent article titled “Africa is ISIS’s New Goal,” states [...]

Fri, 20 September 2019


HIV/AIDS: What’s love got to do?

From the famous music maestro, Tina Turner’s love song titled, 'What's Love Got To Do With It' resonates the thoughts that love should not be used for the wrong reasons.

Couples or partners who are serodiscord [...]

Sun, 15 September 2019


With no birth registration, bleak future for Nigerian children

The future looks bleak for children whose births were not registered as no official record could claim they are citizens of Nigeria, hence, their access to basic services is under threat.

 

 

 

 

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Sun, 08 September 2019


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


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