Ijeoma UKAZU

Birth registration: Why most Nigerian children are left out

Though Birth registration is the first step towards recognizing a child’s inalienable right as a human being, unfortunately, millions of children in Nigeria whose birth were not registered often times have been denied or violated of their rights as it goes unnoticed.

 

Sun, 03 November 2019


Mentorship for young medical professionals will tackle brain drain- Ajayi

Worried by the high rate of medical professionals leaving Nigeria to countries to seek better pay and work conditions, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi say, mentorship of these young professionals would tackle brain drain experienced in the country.

Founder and [...]

Sat, 19 October 2019


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


USAID-supported health campaign garners 88,000 calls in 2 weeks

An innovative integrated health Social and Behavior Change, SBC, campaign that leverages the power of storytelling called Albishirin Ku! “Good Tidings” in Hausa language, has garnered over 88, 000 toll free calls in the first-two weeks of its launch.

‘Albishirin Ku!’ whi [...]

Sat, 21 September 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


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


Xenophobic attacks by South African criminal gangs

In the last few months, some Nigerians in various South African Cities are increasingly coming under violent attacks by South African Criminal street gangs. With these attacks, Nigerians in South Africa are now afraid for their lives and property.

The attacks and killings are happening most of [...]

Sun, 08 September 2019


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