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