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How to avoid kidney failure

Saturday, June 23, 2018
Kidney failure or end stage renal disease has become a major source of concern across the world. It is a dreaded and deadly disease. When it strikes, it comes with loads of complications. And it becomes a conduit-pipe draining the pocket of the patient, and could ultimately lead to death. Formerl ...

Is Nigeria Prepared for the Next Epidemic?

Friday, June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018, Aspen, CO, USA ndash; The world will face another unpredictable epidemic, but most countries are not prepared to find, stop, and prevent its spread. A new website launched today, PreventEpidemics.org , shows Nigeria is not prepared for the next epidemic, and highlights specific actio ...

Contributory Health Scheme: Delta Government Makes Giant Move In Health Sector

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
For effective healthcare delivery to Deltans, the State government under the watch of Mr Ifeanyi Okowa, has approved the revamp of 107 Primary Health Care Centers operating the Contributory Health Scheme in the state. The decision is one of the conclusions reached Tuesday during the State Executi ...

Delta Government Move To Create Budget Line For Reproductive Health Activities

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
As part of measures to increase the number of family planning users and also attract more partners/donors with the view to improve maternal health, the Delta State government has commenced moves to create specific budget line for Reproductive Health activities in the Ministry of Health in 2019 budge ...

Shisha: FG tells police, Other Agencies To Enforce ban on Shisha

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
THE Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called on the police and all other government agencies to enforce the ban on flavoured tobacco products including Shisha. Adewole said this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday to mark the 2018 world No- Tobacco Day. Shisha smoking is a way ...

Cholera: Nigerians to maintain adequate hygiene to prevent Cholera-NCDC

Thursday, May 31, 2018
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) have urged Nigerians to maintain adequate hygiene at all times to prevent the spread of Cholera. This was issued in a statement signed by the Chief Executive Officer, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Thursday in Abuja. Ihekweazu said that cholera was a ...

Tobacco: World tobacco day 146,000 Africans die from tobacco related diseases ye

Thursday, May 31, 2018
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the African Region experience about 146,000 deaths of adults aged 30 years and above every year from tobacco -related diseases. This was contained in a statement issued by WHO regional director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, in a speech to mark the 2018 ...

Hospital : Atiku, Saudi German Hospital in Joint Venture to Establish Hospital,

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has partnered with the management of Saudi German Hospital, Dubai to establish a referral centre and also a 100-bed hospital in Abuja. This was issued in a statement by Atiku Spokesman, Paul Ibeh on Tuesday in Abuja. According to the statement, it i ...

Measles: WHO set to boosts immunity of over 200 000 children in Borno

Monday, May 28, 2018
World Health Organization (WHO) says it is providing technical and financial support to the Borno state health authorities to implement a selective measles vaccination campaign. This was contained in a statement issued by the Communication Manager, WHO, Charity Warigon on Monday in Abuja. ...

Cholera: WHO deploys personnel to control cholera outbreak in Adamawa state

Monday, May 28, 2018
The World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed 39 staff with plans underway to engage additional 15 ad-hoc personnel, to rapidly contain a confirmed outbreak of cholera in Mubi North and South local government areas (LGAs) of Adamawa state. This was made known in a press statement issued b ...

Cholera outbreak: dozens dead in Mubi, Adamawa State

Saturday, May 26, 2018
The former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, raised an alarm on Friday, calling on the Federal Government and its relevant agencies to come to the aid of scores of persons affected by cholera outbreak in Mubi, Adamawa State and Wulari settlement in the Kumbotso Local Government Area of ...

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), to train health workers on lassa fe

Saturday, May 19, 2018
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), says it will begin a nationwide training of health care workers on lassa fever case management, laboratory diagnosis, prevention and control. The Chief Executive Officer (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, made the call on Saturday during a pre ...

Maintain proper hygiene to prevent re occurrence of disease outbreak -NCDC

Thursday, May 17, 2018
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday urged Nigerians to maintain adequate hygiene at all times to avoid re occurrence of disease outbreaks in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu made the call at a two day NCDC national media training in Abuja, ...
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