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Ebola virus disease (EVD): Nigeria Develops Cure

Saturday, January 20, 2018
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has said it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, Malaria and other diseases. Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, the NIPRD Director-General, said this while presenting ...

Save Nigerian Mothers Initiatives trains maternity care providers on Advanced Li

Friday, January 19, 2018
An international nongovernmental organization, under the auspices of Save Nigerian Mothers Initiatives (SANMINIT) has trained maternity care providers in Osun State on Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and urged government to tackle high maternal mortality rate through relevant policies and la ...

Delta Government Takes Proactive Measure On Disease Prevention

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
As part of its commitment in the prevention of new and reemerging infectious diseases in Delta State, the state government has partnered with the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) for the early diagnoses and research on infectious diseases. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. N ...

Delta Government Signs MoU To Address Family Planning Needs

Monday, January 15, 2018
The Delta State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Challenge Initiative (TCI), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), led by the Gates Institute at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that would enable it access over N200 million to address selected fa ...

HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns in Nigeria: What Role for the Social Media?

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns in Nigeria: What Role for the Social Media? By: Dr Idumange John Abstract: For the past two decades, the world has woken up to the realization that the HIV/AIDS pandemic is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity. Like a tsunami, it cau ...

How Dearth Of Women In Policymaking Escalates Malnutrition

Friday, December 29, 2017
Stakeholders say that not just supporting women to go into agriculture in order to produce nutritious foods but having more women in policy formation of Nigeria will help in ending malnutrition, Odimegwu Onwumere writes Ousmane Dore is a Director in African Development Bank for ...

Senate’s investigation of MDCN assessment exam, an affront to Nigerian medical d

Monday, December 25, 2017
Why has the Nigerian Senate decided to change the goalpost at the middle of the game? Why have they realized their statutory function of regulating professional occupations as contained in s.49 of the Exclusive Legislative list,enshrined in part 1 of the second schedule of the Nigerian constitut ...

Group Donates N6M Sick Bay to School

Friday, December 22, 2017
Government Secondary School Afikpo Old Boys Association (GSSAOBA), Abuja branch has commissioned a N6million ultra-modern sick bay at its Alma Mater in Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. This noble gesture, according to the association, is part of its commitment to improving quality of secondary scho ...

We Can Eradicate Malaria

Thursday, December 21, 2017
The scourge of malaria is something that has become wearisomely familiar in Nigeria. Most persons suffer from this life-threatening disease several times a year. It is not a pleasant experience, but what can a single individual or family do about it except to get treatment? Is treatment of malarial ...

Ganduje’s Unmatched Scorecard In The Health Sector

Monday, December 18, 2017
Experts have established a close nexus between the state of the mental and physical health of the people and their level of economic advancement and social well-being and even overall societal cohesion while the age-long adage irrefutably says health is wealth. It is in realization of this that ...

Expert Calls for Increased Funding for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Friday, December 15, 2017
The Associate Director Global Fund Programs, Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), Dr. Aderonke Agbaje, has called on the government to support the drug-resistant tuberculosis program in the country with funds as donor funding for the disease has reduced significantly. Dr. Agbaje, who ...

Free Medical Check-ups; Little Face Of Health Visits Suleja Prison

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Miss Health Beauty pageant has continued to take more proactive steps in demonstrating its commitment as Nigeria rsquo;s most focus and defined pageants. A pageant set to create disease awareness and proffer means of prevention and/or control. The will of the Miss Health Beauty Pageant t ...

Osun To Give Delivery Kit To Women

Sunday, December 10, 2017
The Government of the State of Osun will on Monday, December 11, 2017 flag off the distribution of an all-in-one delivery pack or kit to hospitals and public health clinics for expectant women that want to deliver their babies in public health centres across the state. The gesture is aimed t ...
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