Part of the consequences Female Genital Mutilation poses on the girl-child according to experts includes; infertility, maternal death, infections, and the loss of sexual pleasure.
Experts have viewed this practice as harmful to girls and women and a violation of their human rights, stre [...]
As part of efforts to curb maternal and child mortality in the State, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made fresh commitment to put the menace to an end.
The governor, who disclosed this to journalists in Badagry, while unveiling a new Maternal and Childcare Centre and the Scho [...]
As the number of people who have fought off SARS-CoV-2 climbs ever higher, a critical question has grown in importance: How long will their immunity to the novel coronavirus last?
A new Rockefeller study offers an encouraging answer, suggesting that those who recover from COVID-19 are protected [...]
Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis, STH also known as (intestinal worms) is a worm infestation which is caused by infection with a group of intestinal nematode worms, with most important species reported in Sub-Saharan Africa like the hookworms (both Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus), the roun [...]
In a bid to allay fears among Nigerians over COVID-19 vaccine safety, the Federal Government Authority, the National Orientation Agency, NOA, has explained government’s process of procuring vaccines, its safety and ability to protect citizens from contracting the virus.
The National Orien [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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