Measles campaign in Oyo: Govt deploys over 8,000 officials

The Oyo State Government has deployed over 8,000 officials for the 2018 Measles Immunisation across the state. The officials, numbering 8,351, will serve as House to House mobilisers, facilitators and town announcers. They will carry out the campaign from March 15 to March 27. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Azeez Adeduntan, while monitoring More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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North East: 3.8m benefit from WHO free healthcare

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it provided health interventions to 3.8 million people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast in the past one year. Nigerian children in the North East WHO said More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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Delta community lament poor health care system

Residents of Bomadi and Ughelli North Local Government Areas of Delta state have raised serious concerns over what they’ve described as poor healthcare systems in their community. Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa According More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Glaucoma: Optometric association canvasses free eye screening

The Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) has called on the three tiers of government to provide free and mandatory glaucoma screening to reduce the burden of the disease on citizens. Glaucoma Dr Ngozi Nwanekezie, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Toyin Saraki named Health For All Champion

Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), has been named as “Health-for-All Champion” by an international media platform, Devex. Mrs Toyin Saraki new Health For All More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, March 10th, 2018
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How fruits, vegetables prevent tumour growth

A Dietician, Mrs Sarah Abagai, has said that regular intake of fruits and vegetables can guard against the growth of tumour in human body. Abagai said this in interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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How contaminated melon killed three Australians

Three Australians have died after consuming melon contaminated with listeria amid an outbreak that has promoted health authorities to warn those at risk to throw out pre-cut melons. A visitor takes a picture of More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Drug abuse is on increase among youths

 Frustrated and humbled by increasing difficult economic conditions, pervasive social anomie, breakdown of age-old value system and discipline, most youths now find solace in drug abuse, writes Adebayo Obajemu  Fadairo More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Lagos will bring about world class childhood disability intervention-Joyce Onofowokan

An area in which different levels of governments in Nigeria have remained loudly silent and painfully indifferent is childhood disability. Children with disabilities and their parents have over the years ridden More...