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FAMILY PLANNING: Kogi Lowest in Contraceptive Usage in Middle Belt — USAID

On 15/Oct/2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has ranked Kogi State as lowest in terms of contraceptive usage and adoption of family planning in the middle belt. USAID Dr Gabriel Alobo, USAID Team Lead[...]

Pharmacists Council Seals 343 Pharmacies in Kebbi

On 15/Oct/2018

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday sealed up 343 pharmacies, Patent and Proprietary Medicine vendors (PPMVS) in Kebbi State.   Director,Inspection and Monitoring of the Council, Mrs. Anthonia O[...]

ICRC Appeals for Release of Abducted Health Workers, Leah

On 15/Oct/2018

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appealed to Boko Haram and the Federal Government to ensure the safety of its humanitarian workers who have been abducted by the sect. The group is still holdin[...]

18 Nigerians Die of Tuberculosis Hourly – NTBLCP

On 15/Oct/2018

No fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis (TB), the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme ( NTBLCP ) , said on Friday in Lagos.   Mrs Itohowo Uko, the Deputy Director[...]

157m Nigerians Lack Access to Handwashing Facilities, says WaterAid

On 15/Oct/2018

As the world commemorate the Global Hand-washing Day today, WaterAid Nigeria has disclosed that about 157 million Nigerians lack access to hand washing facilities, even as it said only 16 percent of Nigerian hospitals[...]

Handwashing with Soap May be More Effective Than Any Vaccine, Says Minister

On 15/Oct/2018

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said that washing the hands with soap can prevent transmission of variety of pathogens, as it may be more effective than any vaccine or hygiene practice.   This[...]

Community Fears Grow as DR Congo Ebola Death Toll Climbs

On 15/Oct/2018

Humanitarian workers are struggling to calm community fears in strife-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where 125 people have died of Ebola, and cases of the virus are spreading fast.   The World Heal[...]

Community Fears Grow as DR Congo Ebola Death Toll Climbs

On 15/Oct/2018

Humanitarian workers are struggling to calm community fears in strife-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where 125 people have died of Ebola, and cases of the virus are spreading fast.   The World Heal[...]

Research: Human Retinas Grown In A Dish Explain How Color Vision Develops

On 15/Oct/2018

Biologists at Johns Hopkins University grew human retinas from scratch to determine how cells that allow people to see in color are made. The work, set for publication in the journal Science, lays the foundation to dev[...]

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