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Polio : Jigawa LG Vaccinates 61,546 Children

On 08/Nov/2019

No fewer than 61,546 children under the age of five have been vaccinated against polio in Kaugama Local Government Area of Jigawa during the just concluded November round of polio vaccination. Alhaji Garba Musa-Ja[...]

Scientists Discover New HIV Strain in 20 Years

On 08/Nov/2019

For the first time in almost two decades, a new strain (sub-type) of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, has been discovered.   A team of scientists from Abbott, a global healthcare company, announced today[...]

Health Educator Advises Students to Report Sexual Predators, To Curb Harassment

On 08/Nov/2019

A Health Educator, Prof. Basirat Oladipupo, has advised students of Lagos State University, Ojo, to always speak out and report sexual predators to the school authorities to curb harassment. Oladipupo, also Director, S[...]

Ibom Specialist Hospital to Begin Training Radiologists in 2020

On 08/Nov/2019

Ibom Multi-Specialist Hospital in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state will begin the training of Radiologist specialists from next year, 2020. The Chief Medical Director, Dr. Emmanuel Ekanem who disclosed this yesterday to newsmen ad[...]

FG Pledges Support For Herbal Medicine Practice

On 08/Nov/2019

The Federal government has assured all herbal medical Practitioners in Nigeria of it’t support to ensure efficient utilization of herbs and plant to boost the nation’s economy. The Minister of Science and T[...]

Csos, Others Meet on Kaduna Health Care

On 08/Nov/2019

Health workers, civil society organisations and other major stakeholders in the  health sector on Thursday met in  Kaduna to brainstorm on ways to address the condition of health care delivery in the state. T[...]

Nutritious Breakfast Important For Healthy Living – Experts

On 08/Nov/2019

Health experts have warned adults and children against skipping breakfast, saying it is important to kick the day’s activities with the needed energy. In an interview with our correspondent, a nutritionist at the[...]

Yellow Fever Outbreak Claims 29 Lives in Bauchi

On 08/Nov/2019

An outbreak of yellow fever has killed at least 29 people in Bauchi State, the state has said. It is latest of such outbreaks in the country. Rilwanu Mohammed, chairman of the Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Developmen[...]

Akwa Ibom Inaugurates Digital HIV Situation Room, Other Equipment to Tackle Disease

On 08/Nov/2019

Following the release of the National HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) report, which recorded a 5.5 percent Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) prevalence in Akwa Ibom State, the state government, through t[...]

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