Ijeoma UKAZU

Child Rights @30: The demands of improved healthcare, education

As Nigeria joins the world to mark the anniversary of the Child Right Convention, CRC @30, young persons has demanded for improved healthcare, education across board from the Federal government.

 

 

The youths said, for Nigeria to achieve [...]

Sat, 16 November 2019


Nigeria’s tortuous child rights journey

The Nigerian child daily bears a burden occasioned with mirage of issues from rape, violence ranging from; domestic, sexual, physical, emotional amongst others.

Children today faces neglect, abandonment and are still disadvantaged in accessing the basics of life due them.

Sun, 10 November 2019


Dakuku Advocates Dedicated Cargo Ports

As Africa continues to consider strategies for improving the efficiency of shipping in the continent, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has suggested the introduction of designated ports to handle particular cargoes. [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019


Birth registration: Why most Nigerian children are left out

Though Birth registration is the first step towards recognizing a child’s inalienable right as a human being, unfortunately, millions of children in Nigeria whose birth were not registered often times have been denied or violated of their rights as it goes unnoticed.

 

Sun, 03 November 2019


Mentorship for young medical professionals will tackle brain drain- Ajayi

Worried by the high rate of medical professionals leaving Nigeria to countries to seek better pay and work conditions, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi say, mentorship of these young professionals would tackle brain drain experienced in the country.

Founder and [...]

Sat, 19 October 2019


As the Nigerian child suffers from severe acute malnutrition...

With the increasing cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM, in the North Eastern region of Nigeria, stakeholders say there is an urgent need for intervention to stem the tide.

Malnutrition has serious and permanent consequences in the growth and development of children, if not timely identifie [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


Reducing risk of medication errors and improving patient’s safety

Prescribed medication is the most frequent treatment provided to patients in the health care delivery system.

Professionals who are involved in medicine management are governed by a legal and professional accountability to [...]

Sun, 06 October 2019


USAID-supported health campaign garners 88,000 calls in 2 weeks

An innovative integrated health Social and Behavior Change, SBC, campaign that leverages the power of storytelling called Albishirin Ku! “Good Tidings” in Hausa language, has garnered over 88, 000 toll free calls in the first-two weeks of its launch.

‘Albishirin Ku!’ whi [...]

Sat, 21 September 2019


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