Sexual and reproductive health services save lives. Yet millions globally still do not have access to the contraceptive services that they need and want.
Making these family planning commodities as well as consumables available and easily accessible increases uptake and provide means for women [...]
Two large European studies published by The BMJ find positive associations between consumption of highly processed ("ultra-processed") foods and risk of cardiovascular disease and death.
The researchers say further work is needed to better understand these effects, and a direct (causa [...]
Can your liver sense when you're staring at a television screen or cellphone late at night? Apparently so, and when such activity is detected, the organ can throw your circadian rhythms out of whack, leaving you more susceptible to health problems.
That's one of the takeaways from two n [...]
The federal government has inaugurated the project steering committee on reproductive health, adolescent girls and women in some selected states in northern Nigeria.
At a press briefing in Abuja, the immediate past Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, represented by the Permanent Secr [...]
The HIV and AIDS Anti-Discrimination ACT 2014 signed into law by Nigeria's former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, is a reflection of the country's commitment to stopping all forms of stigmatization and discrimination targeted at People Living With HIV/ AIDS, PLWHA.
This landmark leg [...]
The federal government has inaugurated a Technical Working Group, TWG, on National Malaria – Reproductive Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health plus Nutrition.
The group was set up to ensure that malaria with reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health plus nutritio [...]
Following the continuous unrest in the North –East and other kinds of humanitarian emergencies across Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders held a national discuss tagged: ‘Nigeria Health Humanitarian Response Dialogue’ in Abuja.
The dialogue [...]
Reactions have continued to trail the comment credited to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, that medical doctors are free to leave Nigeria because the country has enough hands.
The comment has attracted wide condemnation from members of the public.
Many Nigeri [...]
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