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63 percent of health facilities in Nigeria lack to

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
The current status of sanitation in Nigeria remains worrisome as latest survey indicated that only 37 percent of the health facilities in Nigeria have at least one usable toilet for the patients while the remaining 63 percent lack toilet. The Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) with the ...

Dr Jonathan Makanjuola explains why it’s important to “look before you flush”

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
A recent survey reveals that only 16% of adults aged 50 and over in England say they check the colour of their urine every time they go to the toilet, with women being less likely to check every time (12% vs 20% of men). Blood in urine is a key symptom of bladder and kidney cancer but you rsquo;l ...

Borno State Cholera Outbreak : 14 Dead, 8 Positive Cholera Cases,108 Diarhea Ca

Thursday, September 6, 2018
The Borno State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia has confirmed that 14 people were reported dead from 13 LGAs of Borno State that were hit by the out break of acute water diarrhea and cholera cases. He said that 200 cases of AWD have so far been treated and discharged at the emergency c ...

Distinguish Yourselves, Ethnomedicine Practitioners Urge Members

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
To safeguard the health of Nigerians and to bring affordable healthcare delivery services, Ethnomedicine practitioners have been urged to distinguish themselves in their chosen career as against quacks that have invaded the health sector. The charge was given at the first edition of the 2018 Ethn ...

Delta Government Set To Reactivate Emergency Ambulance Service

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Five (5) hospitals under the Hospitals Management Board have been selected for the first phase of the re-activated State Emergency Ambulance Service as base-hospitals where patients would be evacuated to in times of emergencies in Delta State. The State Commissioner for Health Dr. Mordi Ononye ma ...

Borno State Records 1,068 Cases of Acute Water Diarrhea in 10 LGAs, No Case of D

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
The Borno State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia has disclosed that 1,068 cases of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) has been recorded in 10 LGAs of Borno state . He also comfirmed that there is no single case of death from Cholera in any LGA of the state so far, disputing earlier media repor ...

WHO immunizes one million children against malaria in Borno State

Sunday, August 26, 2018
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with its partners have targeted one million children for immunisation against malaria in Borno State. Speaking to journalists on Saturday at the El-Miskin Internally Displaced Persons camp which is one of the designated points for the immunisat ...

Is coconut oil 'pure poison'? Here's what studies actually say

Saturday, August 25, 2018
If you add coconut oil to your morning smoothie, stir fry your veggies in it, or swish it around in your mouth in the name of your oral hygiene, you 39;re probably not thrilled by Harvard professor Dr. Karin Michels 39; recent declaration that coconut oil is ldquo; pure poison . rdquo; Thanks ...

Tobacco-Free Club urges smokers to quit smoking, save system 

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Tobacco-Free Club, University of Abuja chapter (TFC), an NGO, has called on smokers to quit smoking and save their system from non-communicable diseases like cancer or heart disease. Emmanuel Oluma, President, TFC, who made the call at a 39; 39;Breathe campaign rally on Thursday in Abuja stres ...

Malnutrition: Borno State Health Ministry Holds emergency meeting over reports o

Sunday, August 19, 2018
Borno State Ministry of Health on Saturday called for an emergency meeting to cross check with health officials in Bama before deployment of a rapid response team following media reports of some children 39;s death lrm;as a result of acute malnutrition. The State Commissioner of Health, Dr Haru ...

Health Workers Charged To Stem Malnutrition Tides In Delta

Saturday, August 18, 2018
A 6-Day training for community health workers in Delta State have ended with a charge on them to embark on intensive case finding of malnourished children in their various communities with the view to identifying the cases early enough and stem the worrisome tide. The Permanent Secretary, Ministr ...

Maternal Mortality: Borno Trains Health Facility Managers, Wdc On Pbf

Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Borno State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, (BSPHCDA) under the leadership of the Executive Director, Dr. Sule Meleh through 39;Additional Financing- Nigeria States Health Investment Project 39; (AF-NSHIP), a World Bank Assisted Project has organised a week- long intensive training on ...

Delta Government Sensitize Stakeholders Against Counterfeit Drug

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Determined to liberate the state of what is termed as lsquo;counterfeit, fake and substandard drugs/medicines, cosmetics and unwholesome processed food rsquo; which has posed threat to the lives of the citizenry, the Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration has put modalities in place for the commencement ...
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