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Adewole Calls for Paradigm Shift in Management of Health Sector

On 15/Nov/2018

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, recently, called for a paradigm shift in the management of the nation’s health sector, through injection of preventive care (Primary healthcare) than curative care (se[...]

Toyin Saraki Addresses World Conference On Family Planning In Rwanda

On 15/Nov/2018

Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Mrs Toyin Saraki has joined Her Excellency Mrs. Jeannette Kagame, First Lady of Rwanda, Her Excellency Mrs. Martine Moise, First Lady of Haiti and Her Royal Highnes[...]

Officials Warn: Youths Are Boiling Sanitary Pads To Get High In Indonesia

On 15/Nov/2018

Indonesian teenagers are using menstrual pads to get high by boiling the sanitary product and then drinking the water, local officials have warned. Both new and used sanitary pads are said to be obtained by young Indon[...]

$350m Pledge to Drive Family Planning Targeting Young

On 15/Nov/2018

At least three donors have announced up to $350 million in new funding for family planning services and commodities for women and girls spanning nearly 27 of the lowest-income countries.   The UK’s Depar[...]

420m People Have Diabetes, Says WHO

On 15/Nov/2018

No fewer than 420 million adults have diabetes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, adding that the number has been increasing steadily over the last three decades.   WHO said in its Global Report on[...]

Osun State University, Osogbo 2018 Pre-Degree Admission Screening Exercise

On 14/Nov/2018

The decision to introduce the Pre-Degree programme initially for the Sciences to be domiciled in the Ejigbo campus of the University was taken by the Implementation Committee towards the tail end of its activities in J[...]

Nasarawa Shuts 109 Health Facilities Operating Illegally

On 14/Nov/2018

Nasarawa State government has closed 109 health facilities found to be operating illegally across the 13 local government areas of the state.   Dr Haruna Ekom, Director of Clinical Service in the state Ministr[...]

Buhari Signs Bill Establishing Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

On 14/Nov/2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the bill establishing the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).   The agency, which has been in charge of disease surveillance, preparedness and control in N[...]

Men Above 45 More Likely to Have Babies with Birth Defects

On 14/Nov/2018

Men should start a family before they age of 35 to avoid risk to their unborn babies, researchers claim.   A study tracking 40million babies found the risk of birth complications start to increase when fathers[...]

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