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Health Indices : Kogi State Will Do Well -Health Commissioner

Healthcare personnel in rural areas have been advised to update their knowledge to improve their response to disease outbreaks. Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Doctor Abdulazeez Adams gave the advise at the opening of a three-day Surveillance Training of Local Government Area, Rapid Response Teams in Lokoja. The three-day training organized by the Kogi State Ministry of Health in partnership with the World Health Organisation, WHO, under the COVID-19 Preparedness […]

todayFebruary 23, 2024 5 2

E4A-Mama Ye: 6 States Record Success In Prevention Of Maternal, Infant Deaths

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E4A-Mama Ye: 6 States Record Success In Prevention Of Maternal, Infant Deaths

Nigeria has recorded significant success in the prevention of maternal and infants death in Yobe, Kaduna, Lagos, Niger, Benue, and Taraba states. This was made known in Abuja at the National Closeout and Dissemination Meeting of the Evidence for Action: MamaYe Programme after 12 years of implementation. A report, titled: ‘Improving maternal and newborn health and survival and reducing stillbirth: Progress Report 2023’ released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 22 1

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Africa Must Forge Partnerships To Address Health Challenges – PBAT

President Bola Tinubu says Africa must forge partnerships that transcend borders and sectors, leveraging on collective expertise, knowledge, resources to address the challenges confronting the health sector. He stated this at the Ministerial Executive Leadership Programme, on the margins of the 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. President Tinubu said Africa's effective collaboration with the rest […]

todayFebruary 17, 2024 4 2

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Foundation Decorates Bashir Idris As Patron

The Registrar/CEO of Community Health Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria, Alhaji Bashir Idris has been decorated as Patron of the Foundation For The Care, Support and Advocacy For The Aged and Retirees in Nigeria. The choice of Alhaji Bashir Idris was in recognition of his commitment to the wellbeing of patients and aged most especially in Primary Healthcare Centres. On the occasion in Abuja, Alhaji Idris who appreciated the Association […]

todayFebruary 13, 2024 31

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Health Education Can End Female Genital Mutilation — UNICEF

As the world celebrated the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, on February 6, The United Nations Children’s Fund in a report said it was important to keep educating girls and women on the negative implications of FGM. UNICEF explained that daughters of educated women were less likely to be cut than those whose mothers were uneducated. According to the World Health Organisation,  FGM comprises all procedures […]

todayFebruary 9, 2024 1

Health

National Lottery Trust Fund Presents Medical Equipment To Healthcare Institutions

As part of intervention measures to reduce medical tourism and strengthen Nigeria's health sector, the National Lottery Trust Fund has commissioned and presented medical equipment to some selected healthcare Institutions across the six geopolitical zones of the country. On the occasion in Abuja, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Mr Zaphaniah Bitrus Jisalo said the presentation of the equipment is part of strategies in achieving the renewed hope […]

todayFebruary 8, 2024 12

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Nigeria Loses $3b Annually To Open Defecation

    Nigeria losses three billion dollars annually due to open defecation and unsafe environmental practices. Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Professor Joseph Utsev who made this known at the National Safely Managed Sanitation Workshop in Abuja stressed that the country cannot afford to continue losing billions of dollars annually to open defecation. According to him, Nigeria has pledged to triple its efforts towards achieving sustainable and safely managed […]

todayJanuary 30, 2024 13 2

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FCT Records Two Lassa Fever Cases

  Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA has confirmed the resurgence of Lassa Fever in the territory. The Secretary, Health and Environmental Services Secretariat, Dr. Adedolapo Fasawe who made this known in Abuja said already two cases had been confirmed with no mortality yet. The two suspected cases were reportedly imported from Bauchi State, and while the 14 months old tested positive, the 13 year old was negative. It was also […]

todayJanuary 23, 2024 16

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CDOWA Conducts Free Medical Screening For Members, Personnel

  The FCT Command of the Civil Defence Officers’ Wives Association (CDOWA) has conducted free medical screening for its members and personnel . The Association which held its 2024 first quarterly retreat with the theme “Promoting healthy lifestyle for peaceful home front" conducted various medical screenings such as blood pressure test, eye test, sugar level test amongst others. CDOWA Chairperson, Mrs Olayinka Odumosu said the medical screening was to ensure […]

todayJanuary 19, 2024 11 7 2

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