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We are committed to improving women, children, adolescents’ health  – Minister

The Federal Government is committed to improving the well-being of women, children, adolescents and the elderly in Nigeria, Health Minister Osagie Ehanire has said. Ehanire made this known in Abuja  at

Nigeria reports 62 confirmed cases of Monkeypox in 2022 – NCDC says 

…204 suspected cases also reported The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed that between January 2022 till date that the country has witnessed about 204 cases suspected Monkeypox,

23 million Nigerian children receive chemo-prevention against malaria—-Buhari

Some 23 million Nigerian children have received the seasonal malaria chemo-prevention, aiding reduction in severe malaria in children in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari made the declaration on Friday in

NHEA 2022: How collaborations, understanding can spur quality health delivery  – Dr Ehanire 

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has called for collaborations understanding among players in the healthcare sector to be able to achieve quality healthcare delivery in Nigeria. Speaking at the

Red cross receives $350,000 to accelerate COVID-19 vaccination

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has received $350,000 dollars from Coca-Cola Foundation to accelerate vaccination for Nigerians against COVID-19. Mr Chima Nwankwo. Coordinator, Communications

Lagos moves to raise awareness on HIV anti- stigma law

…as LSACA sensitizes journalists In a bid to raise awareness on the state’s HIV anti-stigma law, the  Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, (LSACA) has  embarked on a campaign to inform

Lagos unveils state of  art floating clinic boat

* To provide medical outreach services on waterways   As part of its efforts to increase access to prompt and efficient health care services on waterways and riverine communities, Lagos

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Addressing stunting among children

A News Analysis By Ibukun Emiola News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Most people are unmindful of the connections between nutrition and physical growth of their children, especially in Africa, heath

Be prepared for next pandemic after COVID 19 – West African lab scientists alert countries

Considering the short period it took for the world to move from one pandemic to the other in modern times, compared to such occurrences earlier in history, the West African

COVID-19 deaths in African region to fall by nearly 94% in 2022 – WHO analysis

COVID-19 deaths in the African region are expected to decline by almost 94% in 2022, compared with 2021 which was the pandemic’s most lethal year, a new modelling by World

Monkeypox reported in 7 African countries

Facts you should know Preliminary report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that no fewer than 1400 monkeypox cases (1392 suspected, 44 confirmed) have been cumulatively  reported this