Ijeoma UKAZU

Pneumonia: Why preventable killer disease is still an epidemic in Nigeria

Count to 39; a child just died from pneumonia somewhere in the world; that child is most likely a Nigerian!


According to recent information released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Nigeria is one [...]

Sun, 08 March 2020

Investment in children, key factor to achieving SDGs - NDHS

Indicators has pointed in a new report, the National Demographic Health Survey, NDHS 2018 that interventions in the development of children have considerable long-term benefits for individuals and societies.





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Sun, 01 March 2020

Nutritional deficit: The challenge before the Nigerian child

A new report of a commission convened by the World Health Organisation, WHO, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, and medical journal, The Lancet, notes that out of 180 countries, Nigeria is ranked 174 on child survival, health, nutrition and education.


Sun, 23 February 2020

Birth registration: A case for Nigeria’s ’invisible’, uncounted children

"I have never seen a birth certificate. My accurate birth date is unknown as my mother cannot remember the exact date she gave birth to me.






"Just recently, when I wan [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

Women stand for family planning to unsafe abortion in Ibadan

Research has shown that, family planning helps in reducing the need for unsafe abortion as well as the rate of unintended pregnancies.




According to World Health Organization, family planning enables women [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020

Sexual abuse and challenge of girl-child protection

The realities confronting the girl child in today's world are indeed scary as sexual predators and pedophiles abound, hence the urgent need to safeguard, protect the life and future of the child.





Fri, 10 January 2020

Primary healthcare and need for legislative intervention

The major role of primary health care is to provide continuous and comprehensive care to patients in order to attain better health services for all.

The delivery of quality primary health care services can have a large impact on the health of Nigerians.

Mon, 23 December 2019

Persons with disability: Breaking barriers, without exceptions






About three million of the population in Lagos State are Persons with Disabilities, PwDs, who are mostly neglected, excluded and unable to access basic services including education, hea [...]

Sat, 07 December 2019


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