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Donor Agencies to Partner Cross River on Maternal, Child Mortality

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Donor agencies have promised continuous partnership with Cross River State government in the bid to halt maternal and child mortality in the state. World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fu[...]

NNPC/Chevron JV Takes Anti-Malaria Crusade to Ondo

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Distributes Free Nets, Drugs . To reduce malaria scourge in the country, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/Chevron Joint Venture has embarked on campaigns in the riverine areas of Ondo  State, urging[...]

05 Initiatives Donates 13th Sickle Cell Clinic to Delta

On 03/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

A non-Governmental organisation, 05 Initiative, founded by Delta State governor’s wife, Edith Okowa, has donated the 13th sickle cell referral centre to the Delta  State government. Mrs. Okowa, during the co[...]

Buhari Urged to Assent to Pending Health Bills

On 01/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

The National Advocates for Health, a civil society organisation made up experts in the health sector have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to all pending health bills passed by the 8th National Assembly.[...]

World no Tobacco Day: Activists Seek Stiffer Penalties for Tobacco Law Violators

On 01/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Advocates and public health professionals who converged in Abuja to mark the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) 2019 have charged President Muhammadu Buhari administration to give priority to the enforcement of the National T[...]

UNICAL VC Calls for Development of Laboratory Scientists, Technologists

On 01/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof Zana Akpagu, has called for the development of laboratory scientists and technologists to ensure the growth of the country.   Speaking during a workshop organ[...]

HIV/AIDS: Benue to Inaugurate Stigma Working Group

On 01/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

A working committee would soon be set up in Benue State for the purpose of advocacy, awareness and affirmative actions to eliminate stigmatisation of people living with HIV/AIDS.   The decision was arrived at[...]

Stemming Drug Abuse Among Children

On 01/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

President Muhammadu Buhari recently advised Nigerian children to avoid acts that would lead them to drug abuse. The president, who gave the advice at this year’s Children’s Day celebration in Abuja, also en[...]

Nursingworld to Take Free AHA BLS ACLS Training to Delta, Anambra, Imo, Edo, Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia and Cross River

On 01/Jun/2019 / In Medical News

After a successful run of Free trainings in the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life support (ACLS) Courses in Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom States, Nursingworld is poised to con[...]

Lassa fever: NCDC Announces end of Emergency Phase in Nigeria

On 31/May/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday, announced the end of the emergency phase of Lassa fever outbreak in the country. This was made known in a statement signed by the Chief Executive Officer of NCD[...]

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