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Covid-19 vaccine: Only Pfizer-BioNTech granted emergency listing - NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised the alarm that there are fake vaccines in circulation in Nigeria, as it warns unsuspecting members of the public to beware and do not order any vaccine online.

Revealing this in a recent Zoom meeting with journ [...]

Sun, 17 January 2021


Prioritising children’s nutritional needs

Nutrition as the best start in life for every child determines their survival, growth and development, hence the need to prioritise children's nutritional needs.

Due to their vulnerability, nutrition sensitive interventions are usually aimed at children so they can achieve optimal repair of [...]

Mon, 11 January 2021


How SARS-CoV-2 damages human lung cells

In a multi-group collaborative involving the National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratories (NEIDL), the Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM), and the Center for Network Systems Biology (CNSB), scientists have reported the first map of the molecular responses of human lung cells to infection by [...]

Sat, 05 December 2020


CS-SUNN worry over FG’s slow nutritional target

 

 

 

Worried over the slow pace of Nigeria's nutritional goals, the Civil Society- Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria, CS-SUNN has said federal government is not doing enough to promote robust nutrition targets in the country.

Making this kn [...]

Mon, 23 November 2020


World Children’s Day: The demands and dreams of Nigerian children

For children to thrive, it is important that, government around the globe take issues concerning youngsters such as; health, education, nutrition amongst others, seriously.

As a new report by United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, states that, the number of children living in multidimensio [...]

Mon, 23 November 2020


Covid-19: NCDC records 50% reduction

Following the alarms raised by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, for possible post Covid-19, the 43rd week of the Covid-19 outbreak in Nigeria, 623 new cases were reported in the country.

According to the data provided by NCDC, this is a 48 per cent reduction from the 1,204 cases record [...]

Sat, 07 November 2020


Slow progress in achieving Nigeria’s CPR target- Expert

The chairman, Public Health Sustainable Advocacy Initiative, PHSAI, Ayo Adebusoye, has said Nigeria's Contraceptive Prevalence Rate, CPR, progress was slow owing to delay in appropriation and release of family planning funds.

Making this known in an interview in Lagos with The Abuja Inquire [...]

Sat, 07 November 2020


Nigerian govt launches new platform to reduce maternal mortality

As part of effort to reduce maternal mortality rate in the country,the

federal government has launched the Nigeria reproductive Maternal and
Newborn. A new platform to reduce maternal mortality rate in the
country.
Minister of health, Dr. Osagie [...]

Tue, 27 October 2020


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