Health

Ogun Govt Mandates Houses, Fuel Stations, Markets

Saturday, June 15, 2024
The Ogun State Government has announced certain precautionary measures to residents to prevent any possible Cholera outbreak in the state. This was sequel to the recent cholera outbreak in the 30 states of the federation, including the Ogun State, neighbouring Lagos. The Special Adviser to Ogu ...

Stakeholders Urged Govt Intervention, Policy Statement To Prevent Cancer, Stigma

Saturday, June 15, 2024
Anambra State Albinism Association (ASAA), Thursday, sought interventions of well meaningful individuals, nongovernmental organisations and governor Chukwuma Soludo towards provision of medicare services to improve their living conditions. The State Chairman of ASAA, Mr Ben Orizu, who made the ca ...

5 Die, 60 Hospitalized As Cholera Outbreak Ravages Lagos

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Five persons have reportedly died while 60 others hospitalised as outbreak of severe gastroenteritis hit communities around Eti Osa, Lagos Island, Ikorodu and Kosofe local government areas of Lagos State. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known while reacting ...

Nutrition, Adolescent Health Services: WFI, CIRDDOC Engage Ebonyi LGAs on Releas

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
A Nongovernmental Organization, Women Friendly Initiative and its Ebonyi cluster member organization, Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre, CIRDDOC Nigeria, have tasked key officials of Ebonyi local government areas to urgently pursue budget release for nutrition and adolescent friend ...

Unmute The Menace: Speak Up Against Hypertension

Friday, May 17, 2024
There is no denying the fact that lexicographers unanimously agree that the word, ldquo;Silence rdquo; means the avoidance of mentioning or discussing something. The word silence can be used both as a noun and a verb. As a noun, it primarily refers to ldquo;The complete absence of sound rdquo; o ...

Kano Govt Suspends Doctor For Leaving Patients Stranded In Hospital 

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
The Executive Secretary, Kano State Hospitals Management (HMB) Board, Dr Mansur Mudi Nagoda, has approved the immediate suspension of a medical doctor at Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital for allegedly leaving patients stranded. It was reported that the suspension was sequel to complaints ...

Meningitis Outbreak Kills Six Students In Bauchi

Friday, May 10, 2024
No fewer than six Almajirai students of Tsangaya Islamic schools in Udobo Town, Gamawa Local Government Area of Bauchi State have reportedly died from suspected meningitis outbreak. The Chairman of Gamawa Local Government Caretaker Committee, Nairu Baukura, who confirmed the incident, said two ot ...

Close Out Dissemination: Ebonyi Locals Testify of USAID-IHP's Positive Impact on

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
As the USAID-Integrated Health Program prepares to close out its support activities in Ebonyi State, the locals have continued to testify of the positive impact the program has made in improving primary healthcare delivery in the state. In a local government dissemination meeting commenced Tuesda ...

42 Children Dead In Measles Outbreak As Government Shuts All Primary, Secondary

Monday, May 6, 2024
The Adamawa State Government has, on Monday, shut down primary and secondary schools in the State following confirmation of a measles outbreak that killed 42 children. It was recalled that on April 28, 2024, at least 42 children had been reportedly killed in an outbreak of measles in the northeas ...

130 scrotal hernia patients to undergo surgery in Ebonyi

Monday, May 6, 2024
Wife of the state Governor, Mrs. Mary-Maudlune Nwifuru disclosed this at Onueke, Ezza South Local Government Area in the state during the flag off of her pet project, Better Health for Rural Women and Internally Displaced Persons Foundation (BERWO) in the local government. She noted that the surg ...
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