Ijeoma UKAZU

A PAIN HAS COME THAT ‘LL NEVER GO, SAYS DOKUBO

....As remains of elder sister is interred

Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo said at the weekend that the recent death of his elder sister, Madam Amaro Roseline Dokubo, has caused him an eternal pain.

Describing his late sister as a mother and friend [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


The growing drug resistant strains of malaria parasite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Malaria is fighting back! Recently, the World Health Organization declared that Algeria and Argentina have eliminated malaria. They joined 38 other coun [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


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.

 

 

 

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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


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