As part of efforts to increase immunization uptake in Lagos State, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, and National Orientation Agency, NOA, has kicked off community rally.
Addressing journalists at Kosofe local government area, UNICEF Immunization Specialist, Dr. Charles Nwosisi, e [...]
How persistent is that cough? If it is more than two weeks, you are advised to visit the hospital for a check-up, for it may be Tuberculosis, TB. As it is estimated that two out of every 1,000 Nigerians will have TB.
It is estimated that no fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis, TB, the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme, NTBLCP, revealed on Friday in Lagos.
The Deputy Director of NTBLCP in the Federal Ministry of Health, Mrs Itohowo Uko, disclosed this at [...]
Among under-five childhood killer diseases, malnutrition alone bears 53 percent, hence making child survival difficult in Nigeria.
The magnitude of problems caused by malnutrition is severe; malnourished children with a high risk of disability, premature death and are highly predisposed to infe [...]
To ensure family planning is embraced by women of reproductive age, the Nigerian Urban and Reproductive Health Initiative 2, NURHI 2, has carried out a 72 hour make-over of some family planning unit in order to increase Contraceptive Prevalent Rate, CPR, in Lagos State.
Addressing some journali [...]
A youth focused non-governmental organization, Youth Empowerment Foundation, YEF, has said its objective is geared towards improving the quality of life of the girl child.
Speaking to journalists in Lagos, the executive secretary, YEF, Mrs Iyalola Akinjimoh, said, "we are running a project [...]
As dearth of infrastructure, health personnel and equipment plagues the Nigerian primary health care system, PHCs, a not for profit organization, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has said that revitalization of primary health facilities should be made priority by state government [...]
The following is an official statement from the Presidential Villa in Abuja tonight
PRESIDENT BUHARI ACCEPTS RESIGNATION OF FINANCE MINISTER, KEMI ADEOSUN
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday accepted the resignation of the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. The [...]
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