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Equip Nigerian Hospitals Now – NMA Tells Buhari

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The National Executive Council (NEC), of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of necessity replicate medical equipment he saw in London, United Kingdom in Nigerian hospitals before the end of his tenure. The NMA said Nigerian doctors wou ...

Video:Gwarimpa General Hospital of Shame

Thursday, August 17, 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8 ODyW-aS40 ...

Dettol Nigeria Advocates for Proper Hygiene during Breastfeeding

Friday, August 11, 2017
The World rsquo;s leading consumer health and hygiene company, Reckitt Benckiser (RB) makers of Dettol has urged nursing mothers to embrace good hygiene practice during breast-feeding. This was reiterated upon at a Breast-feeding workshop, titled lsquo;Sustaining Development Together rsquo; ...

Over 100,000 children in Nigeria die annually due to inadequate breastfeeding -

Sunday, August 6, 2017
According to the United Nation Children Fund (UNICEF), at least 103,742 children died in Nigeria annually as a result of inadequate breastfeeding,. UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, Mrs Ada Ezeogu disclosed this at a 2-day Media Dialogue on Breastfeeding and Global Breastfeeding Collective held in Iba ...

Over hundred thousand children die in Nigeria annually due to inadequate breastf

Friday, August 4, 2017
At least 103,742 children died in Nigeria annually as a result of inadequate breastfeeding, according to the United Nation Children Fund (UNICEF). UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, Mrs Ada Ezeogu disclosed this at a 2-day Media Dialogue on Breastfeeding and Global Breastfeeding Collective held in Ibad ...

THE IMPACT OF NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION ON BLOOD TRANSFUSION 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Blood transfusion is the transfer of blood or blood products from one individual to another. Some medical doctors in Nigeria have accepted this lifesaving means in this 21st century medical practice while others do not. This act has saved lives while some have also been lost even after the transfusi ...

PHOTOS: Epidemic looms as heaps of refuse take over Apapa port roads

Monday, July 31, 2017
Still contending with a menacing gridlock that is threatening to reopen the once forgotten chapter on port congestion, Apapa faces a new threat from uncleared heaps of refuse that have almost taken over major roads in city. Major roads such as the ever busy Wharf Road, Liverpool Road, Point Road, ...

Complexities Fronting Millions Of Pregnant Nigerian Girls

Thursday, July 27, 2017
In this report, Odimegwu Onwumere writes that Nigeria is experiencing high rate of pregnant girls between ages of 15-18. This was conversely heralded by National Population Commission (NPC) in 2013 that the occurrence might increase to over 60 million by 2015. Today, a huge number of them ...

Intricacies Of Normal and C-Section In Nigeria

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
At a time Nigeria is said to account for 25% of maternal and infant deaths in sub-Saharan Africa, many women are opting for CS with joy, while to some others, it is a nightmare; Odimegwu Onwumere writes There is a rampant debate going on in Nigeria about giving birth through the nor ...

Nigeria’s Healthcare of Woes

Monday, July 24, 2017
In this report, Odimegwu Onwumere unearths that less than 40% of Nigerian women have access to healthcare leading to some maternal and mortality deaths. The reports also shows nervousness that lack of research funds, basic amenities, too many poor policy implantation, corruption and politi ...

Funding, Politics And Inaccurate Statistics Mar Elimination Of Mother-To-Child T

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Despite efforts by the government to end mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission in 2015, new indication by NACA emerged that a sizeable number of Nigerian children and pregnant women are still living with HIV in 2017. Odimegwu Onwumere notes that the ratio is between 1.7m of Nigerian women ...

Diarrhoea Leads In Mortality Among Nigerian Children

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
In this report, Odimegwu Onwumere uncovers that diarrhoea and cholera kill over 150,000 yearly in Nigeria, out of which are under-5 children, due to poor access to water supply, which is presently at 69% and sanitation at 29% Queens College, Lagos, was thrown into a moment of the ab ...

Stigma Against Leprosy Sufferers In Nigeria Results To High Number Of Cases

Thursday, July 13, 2017
In this report, Odimegwu Onwumere reveals that fragile healthcare system culminated to dearth of technical know-how in diagnosis and treatment, sensitisation and high discrimination of leprosy sufferers in the country, where 9 out of 10 were children, whereas the last leprosy hospital in S ...
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