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What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine - NOA

In a bid to allay fears among Nigerians over COVID-19 vaccine safety, the Federal Government Authority, the National Orientation Agency, NOA, has explained government’s process of procuring vaccines, its safety and ability to protect citizens from contracting the virus.

The National Orien [...]

Mon, 18 January 2021


Covid-19 vaccine: Only Pfizer-BioNTech granted emergency listing - NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised the alarm that there are fake vaccines in circulation in Nigeria, as it warns unsuspecting members of the public to beware and do not order any vaccine online.

Revealing this in a recent Zoom meeting with journ [...]

Sun, 17 January 2021


Prioritising children’s nutritional needs

Nutrition as the best start in life for every child determines their survival, growth and development, hence the need to prioritise children's nutritional needs.

Due to their vulnerability, nutrition sensitive interventions are usually aimed at children so they can achieve optimal repair of [...]

Mon, 11 January 2021


Lagos state engages media to combat COVID-19

Following the increase of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Lagos state, the government has sort the need for continuous media engagement to boost awareness and sensitization on COVID-19 response in the state.

 

 

 

Tue, 22 December 2020


Nigeria contributes 25 % mother-to-child transmission of HIV globally

 

 

 

A new report by the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF states that an estimated 21,938 children under the age of five were infected with HIV during pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding accounting for about 25 percent of the mother-to-child transm [...]

Wed, 16 December 2020


Recession: open border, fix bad policies, governance- Nigerians

As Nigeria officially plunges into its second wave of economic recession in five years, and ordinary citizens bear the brunt of high prices of goods and services, some Nigerians have made bold suggestions to government to reopen the nation's land borders for resumption of cross border econ [...]

Mon, 07 December 2020


Boosting treatment centres for snakebite victims in Nigeria

Amongst other challenges hindering the proper care for victims of snakebites - a major medical problem is insufficient treatment centres.

 

 

 

 



Annua [...]

Mon, 30 November 2020


CS-SUNN worry over FG’s slow nutritional target

 

 

 

Worried over the slow pace of Nigeria's nutritional goals, the Civil Society- Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria, CS-SUNN has said federal government is not doing enough to promote robust nutrition targets in the country.

Making this kn [...]

Mon, 23 November 2020


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An additional 5 million batch of vulnerable pupils and out of school children may soon benefit from the Federal Government's social  [...]

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Photo 5 million more pupils to benefit from home school feeding programme, Minister ... Special adviser to Abia State Governor comments


An additional 5 million batch of vulnerable pupils and out of school children may soon benefit from the Federal Government's social  [...]

18 January 2021