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Covid-19 opportunity to canvass family planning - Dorayi

The new Country Director, Pathfinder International Nigeria, Dr. Amina Aminu Dorayi, has said that the lockdown coupled with the stock-outs of family planning commodities, Nigeria likely to experience an increase in unplanned pregnancies and an upward spike in population in the country. Dorayi [...]

Sun, 10 May 2020


Rights-holders decry ploy to massively sack, extort women to ease COVID-19 impact

A not-for-profit Group, Rights-holders of Ngwo community, Enugu state under the aegis of the The Voice Nigeria project implemented by Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre, has decried ploy to massively sack, extort women to ease COVID-19 impact in the country

 

Mon, 04 May 2020


Covid-19: Dr Emeka Chugbo’s family set record straight

To set the record straight, the family of the late Dr. Emeka Chugbo has said that there is need to correct the misinformation and fabrications put out and recycled in the public by different people through different media channels since his painful demise on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at the L [...]

Sat, 25 April 2020


COVID-19 treatment destroys viral particles, patients develops stronger immunity- Virologist

Against the backdrop that some Coronavirus patients who were treated for the global pandemic were re-infected in some countries, expert say, such patient would rather develop strong immunity against the virus.

A Professor of Medical Virology at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos [...]

Mon, 20 April 2020


Using family planning to improve Nigeria’s maternal and child health

With the use of any family planning method, maternal and child health indices of any country would improve.

 

 

 

 

Recent statistics shows that, Nigeria has high maternal mortality rate with [...]

Mon, 06 April 2020


Exclusive breastfeeding: Ensuring children’s optimal growth

Exclusive breastfeeding has many health benefits for both the mother and infant as breast milk contains all the nutrients an infant needs in the first six months of life.

 

 

Research has shown that, exclusive breastfeedin [...]

Wed, 01 April 2020


Inter-professional rivalry: Implications for health sector


To achieve effective service delivery in the health sector, it is important to note that, team effort is key, as any acrimony and unhealthy rivalry will slow down service delivery in the sector.

For so long, Inter-professional disharmony has existed in Nigeria's health sector where t [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


Maternal illiteracy and effect on child survival

 

Education which is one of the most important aspects of social and economic development, gives a mother the ability to shape her child's future and ensuring that he attains his full potential.

The educational level of a mother has a long-lasting effect on her children and thei [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020


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