Ijeoma UKAZU

Polio Vaccination: Lagos Kicks Off Second Phase Weekend

With the aim to halt the spread of polio virus, the Lagos State government with support from partners kicks off campaign this weekend to increase coverage of immunized children against vaccine preventable diseases.





Fri, 14 June 2019

Family planning: Irregular supply of consumables affects uptake

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 [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019

Clean Nigeria: Why toilets are important

For many of us, toilets are ordinary everyday items that we take for granted.

Toilets are essential for clean, and healthy communities and contribute to the social as well as economic development in Nigeria.

It is important to note that, the use of toilet is crucial to saving the lives o [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019

Despite Efforts, most Nigerian children still disadvantaged

Nigerian Children's Day 2019 falls during the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child CRC), which is being commemorated this year globally.

The CRC was the brainchild of world leaders in efforts to ensure the protection of children and a better future for the world. [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019

How a community effort is reducing maternal, infant deaths in Oyo

It is inspiring when community contribute in whichever shape or form to the well-being of individuals within its locality.

Community based care is an essential component that has the potential to substantially improve maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes.

In Oke Adu Community, a [...]

Mon, 27 May 2019

HIV/AIDS anti-discrimination law: Enforcement as key

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 [...]

Sat, 18 May 2019

Nigerian Waters Safer For Investments, FG …Considers Special Tax Regime For Maritime Sector, Says Dakuku.

The Federal Government has assured the international Oil and Gas community that the Nigerian maritime sector is safe for investment and special tax regime are under consideration to grow capacity for the industry.

 Speaking with Journalists at a technical workshop on deep sea exploration o [...]

Sun, 12 May 2019

About 900 children ‘released’ from CJTF in Nigeria- UNICEF

As part of its commitment to end, prevent the recruitment and use of children, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, says a total of 894 children, including 106 girls, were released from the ranks of the Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, in Maiduguri, North-East Nigeria.

According to a [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


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PhotoUniversal Health Coverage :Ex Minister advocates for mobile health clinics for rural areas Traffic Jam, major challenge for emergency services

A former Minister of health,  Prof. Adenike Grange, has advocated for the use of mobile health clinics to meet the medical needs of the rural [...]

12 December 2019

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09 December 2019