Health

COVID-19 vaccines safe, effective -UNICEF 

Friday, September 10, 2021
The United Nations Children rsquo;s Fund (UNICEF) has has confirmed that available COVID-19 vaccines are very safe and effective. UNICEF Chief of Field Office in Kano, Mr Maulid Warfa said vaccination is very critical to prevent avoidable deaths from the virus and urged Nigerians to get vaccin ...

Africa Announces The Rollout Of 400m Vaccine Doses To The African Union Member S

Saturday, August 28, 2021
His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa and African Union (AU) COVID-19 Champion, is pleased to announce the start of monthly shipments of vaccines acquired by the AU / African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to the AU Member States today. An i ...

Total Health Trust Holds Annual Forum For Health Care Providers And Professional

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
The annual forum for health care providers and professionals organized by Total Health Trust Ltd. Nigeria took place in Lagos yesterday. The event which assembles health care providers and other health related professionals was held both in digital and physical gathering. In his opening remark ...

Covid -19: Nigerian Government Acquires 40 Million Vaccines

Monday, August 16, 2021
The Federal Government has so far committed about $300m for the procurement of 40 million doses of covid-19 vaccines. This was disclosed by the President and Chairman of the board of Directors, African Export-Import Bank, Benedict Oramah during the flag-off of the second phase vaccination program ...

Covid -19: President Buhari Goes Into Self-Isolation

Monday, August 16, 2021
As a result of President Muhammadu Buhari 39;s recent UK trip, he has been advised to go into self-isolation after he and some Nigerian officials came in contact with officials of Nigeria rsquo;s High Commissioner in the United Kingdom, some of who have tested positive for COVID-19. This came af ...

Cholera Outbreak In Kebbi State Kills 146 People

Friday, August 13, 2021
The Kebbi Epidemic Rapid Response Team on Thursday said that 146 people have died following cholera outbreak in the state this year. The leader of the team and Permanent Secretary, Kebbi Ministry of Health, Dr Aminun Haliru-Bunza, disclosed this when the team briefed Gov. Atiku Bagudu and his Dep ...

Rollout Of Second Covid -19 Vaccines Postponed

Monday, August 9, 2021
Rollout of the second batch of vaccines has been postponed by the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19. The Presidential Steering Committee, PSC 39;s spokesperson, Willie Bassey said the vaccination exercise which was scheduled for Tuesday August 10, was postponed due to unforeseen ...

Guaranty Trust Annual Autism Conference Holds August 3-4 At Muson Centre, Lagos

Saturday, July 24, 2021
The eleventh edition of the Guaranty Trust Annual Conference will hold on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 3 and 4, at the Muson Center, Lagos. Themed, Life Beyond the Diagnosis, the conference will feature in-depth conversations on supporting people living with autism facilitated by medical experts ...

Mystery Ailment Kills 7 In New Artisan Market, Enugu, 8 Others Hospitalized

Friday, July 16, 2021
No fewer than seven persons have died early hours of Friday and eight others in critical condition over a yet to be confirmed illness at the New Artisan Market, Enugu. The Chairman of the Livestocks Market, Alhaji Danladi Abubarkar disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (N ...

Health crisis looms as heaps of refuse, stench, take over Apapa

Friday, June 25, 2021
Residents and workers in Apapa, Lagos, have cried out over the dirty and stinking environment they endure and live through daily. In addition to a snarling traffic congestion, Apapa is also now contending with poor refuse disposal, blocked drainage, open defecation and a generally dirty environme ...
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