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2 out of 3 Nigerians at risk of contracting Neglected Tropical Diseases - FG

It is estimated that 122 million persons, that is, two out of three Nigerians are at risk of contracting one or more Neglected Tropical Diseases, NTDs according to the Federal Government.

 

Making this known during a two- day media dialogue organized by the United [...]

Tue, 03 November 2020


In Lagos, wasting, stunting among under 5 children, a time bomb

As a matter of urgency, the Lagos state government needs to scale up nutrition interventions in order to save under-five children in the state from stunting and wasting.

 

 

 

Mon, 02 November 2020


Malnutrition: Need to address Nigeria’s food shortage

Recently, the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has said that by June and August this year about seven million Nigerians would experience food shortage.

 

The food crisis according to FAO would be experienced in the FCT and 15 northern states; Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Gombe, Benu [...]

Tue, 20 October 2020


International flights: why safety precautions must be taken seriously

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nigeria announced the reopening of its airports for international flights on August 29, 2020, several months after the country s [...]

Mon, 21 September 2020


Surmounting reproductive health challenges in Nigeria

Over the last 55 years, Pathfinder International has been at the forefront of championing issues of reproductive health in Nigeria especially at the time there was challenges in providing access to sexual reproductive health services.

 

 

Mon, 21 September 2020


Eliminate barriers to girls sexual reproductive health needs, SFH urges Nasarawa Government

 

 

 

In order to continue to improve and sustain health outcomes of adolescent girls Sexual Reproductive Health, SRH, needs, the Society for Family Health, SFH has urged the Nasarawa State government to eliminate al [...]

Thu, 17 September 2020


Physicians to Govts: Invest in health workforce to combat COVID-19

In order to defeat COVID-19 pandemic globally, leaders worldwide have been told to forestall the persistent challenges global health services are facing by investing greatly in the workforce and massively promote access to healthcare by all.

Making this known at the 2nd webinar series of t [...]

Tue, 15 September 2020


Nestlé to unveil 100% recyclable, reusable packaging by 2025

In a bid to achieving a waste-free future, Nestlé is intensifying its actions to make 100 percent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, thus, reducing its use of virgin plastics by one-third in the same period. 

Tue, 15 September 2020


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