Tag: Health

NCDC and partners aiming to raise awareness on misuse of antibiotics

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and it’s partners are working together to raise awareness on the misuse of…

Doctor advises asthma patients to limit exposure to dust

Dr Nuhu Bile, the Acting Epediomologist, Gombe State Ministry of Health, has advised asthma patients to limit exposure to dust…

Director: team lacks logistics aid of Polio Immunisation

Alhaji Aminu Mana, the Director, Primary Health Care, Wurno Local Government Council of Sokoto State, says lack of logistics support…

Farmers sensitised against wrong application of agrochemicals

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has commenced nationwide training of its staff…

Dr. Jonathn Anjola calls for ways to reduce suicide

Dr Jonathan Anjola, a family physician with the National Hospital Abuja, has called on government at all levels to embrace…

Doctor encourages increased advocacy on pneumonia to correct misconceptions

Dr Ogbonna Ugwele, a family physician has called for increased advocacy to improve awareness on pneumonia to disprove the common…

Borno Govt. shares 3.7m treated nets

The Borno Government on Saturday said it distributed 3.7 million pieces of treated mosquito nets to control malaria in the…

Physician says Acute respiratory infections, common illness in children

Dr Jonathan Anjola, a family physician, says acute respiratory infection is the commonest illness in children six to 10 years.…

Mrs Bagadu says premature birth, Nigeria is ranked 3rd

Dr Bagudu, wife of Kebbi Governor 2nd right, Lawal NANPAN President 2nd left Nigeria ranks 3rd with premature birth globally…

Bagadu says there are reasons dental care are improved among children

The Kebbi State Government says it will deploy dental hygienists to primary and secondary schools to induct pupils and students…

NACA: more than 700,000 females among 1,000,000 plus Nigerians on HIV treatment

Some seven hundred and forty-seven thousand, eight hundred and fifty-three females are among the 1,090,233 people on Anti-Retroviral (ARV) treatment…

NGO embarks on Gender based violence

Vivacious Development Initiative, an NGO, has started a community campaign to promote zero-tolerance for gender-based violence. Miss Onyinyechi Nwosu, the…

PCNI begins VVF free treatment of 1,000 Borno IDPs

The Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation and Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative (PCNI), on Thursday in Maiduguri commenced medical outreach for…

Dr Lanre Olaitan develops mobile app for patients

A Clinical Entrepreneur, Dr Lanre Olaitan, says he has developed a medical software that allows patients to consult doctors, nurses…

Nasarawa community ask for more support from UNICEF

Some Community Health Volunteers and benefiting mothers of malnourished children in Nasarawa State have lauded the United Nations Children’s Fund…

NACA says about 2 million nigerians currently on AIDS treatment

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says about 1,090,233 people are receiving anti-retroviral drugs in Nigeria as…

Nigerians urged by NAFDAC to consume uncontaminated diets

by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director-General (DG), National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has urged Nigerians to…

UNICEF’s lauded by FG for support for well-being of children

The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has commended the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for its efforts in ensuring…

N308.7m Generated By OOUTH In 8 Months

Dr Peter Adefuye, `the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, said the facility has generated…

African Governments called by UN to create mechanisms for engagement

The United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNDESA) has called on African governments to create safe space and…

Psychiatrists want joint work on mental health

Psychiatrists have called on professionals in mental health to collaborate with non-professional organisations to educate and create more awareness about…

Kelina Hospital Updates Its Treatment Equipment

The Kelina Hospital, Abuja, says it is introducing a modern medical equipment, 120 Watts Laser, to lessen the burden of…

NGO raise funds for Cancer Patients

Project Pink Blue, a non governmental organisation, says it will organise a music and comedy fund raising show to support…

Parents urged by WHO to embrace immunization

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on parents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to ensure that children are…

Federal Government to introduce National Youth Dialogue

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, has said the ministry will soon hold a national youth…

UNICEF advocate policy to save Nigerians from Yellow Fever

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has advocated for deliberate policies to save the lives of Nigerians from Yellow fever.…

NAFDAC warns against consuming puffer fish

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday cautioned the general public against consumption of…

Effective Synergy with devt partners wanted by Gombe Government

The Gombe State Gpvernment has called for effective synergy with Development Partners working on health in the state to achieve…

Bauchi state Governor launches medications, consumables distribution scheme

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi state has launched the distribution of Saving one Million lives programme for Result (SOMLP for…

SDGs Office gives neonatal complex to Stella

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Office in Edo has donated a complex to Stella Obasanjo Hospital in Benin to provide…

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