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Child Rights Convention: 3 decades after, where is Nigeria?

Ultimately, every child deserves the rights to life, education health, protection as well as safety to function optimally in any given society.

Ending abuse of children is key to achieving the wellbeing of the Nigerian child, hence the need to increase the number of States domesticating and imp [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


Lagos 2018 health budget records 23% implementation

To attain goal three of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which targets a reduction in maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 (per 100,000 live births) and a reduction in under-five mortality ratio to as low as 25 (per 1000 live births), the health sector needs a reform.

This reform ho [...]

Sun, 05 May 2019


As shops now health centres in Oyo state…

Located in Ibadan North East Local Government Area of Oyo State, indigenes of Agugu Oja in Agugu community receives one form of medicare or the other from a shop turned health centre.

Initially, the health centre was established for the sole purpose of rendering immunization services to prevent [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019


The global nutrition crisis

Investment in nutrition, according to experts would prevent nearly half of child mortalities, boost the economy by 50 percent and increase school attendance.

For every dollar invested in reducing stunting among children, there is a return on investment of $16 dollars. Children are also likely t [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019


Engineers make injectable tissues a reality

A simple injection that can help regrow damaged tissue has long been the dream of physicians and patients alike. A new study from researchers at UBC Okanagan moves that dream closer to reality with a device that makes encapsulating cells much faster, cheaper and more effective.

"The idea o [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019


EBENEZER ONYEAGWU IS NEW GMD/CEO OF ZENITH BANK ...Effective June 1, 2019

Zenith Bank Plc. has announced the appointment of Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu as the Group Managing Director/CEO of the bank effective June 1, 2019, subject to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) approval.

The appointment is consistent with the bank’s tradition and succession strategy of grooming [...]

Sun, 14 April 2019


Oyo: Making Giant Strides in Newborn Health

To prevent most newborn deaths, health experts say, it is important to invest in the first 1,000 days of a child as it is key to boosting the immune system which helps fight against childhood diseases.

Global health put breastfeeding as one of the best investments for a child, as every $1 inves [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


50 million children to lead healthier lives by 2030 - Nestle

To lead a healthy life, adequate nutrition consisting of all classes of food is needed for optimal growth and development especially children.

For children to achieve their full potential and thrive in a competitive environment, experts say, nutrition should not be compromised.

To ensure [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


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