Posts From Rebecca Ejifoma

NGO launches comic book for young adults with sickle cell

A non-governmental organisation, Cells of a Generation (COAG), is set to unveil the Didi project, an educative comic book for young people living with the Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD), which

Protect children’s right, UNICEF urges media

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has urged media practitioners to protect the rights of children through ethical based reportage in accordance with best global practices for the protection of

DFID Donates N73million medical equipment, utilities to Yobe State

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has donated medical equipment and furniture worth N73, 543,358 million to Yobe State Government. The medical equipment were handed over to the State

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Taking excess pain killers during menses could harm your kidney, experts warn women

Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Kidney Day today amidst calls by experts on the need to avoid herbal concoctions and other harmful agents which

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Dubai Health Authority launches ‘Partnership for Better Health’

…avails Nigerians opportunity of top notch healthcare services Determined to create awareness for the state of the art healthcare services available to Africans and Nigerians, Dubai Health Authority is launching

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World Wildlife Day: U.S. Urges Nigerians to protect endangered wildlife 

The United States Deputy Chief of Mission Mr. David Young, has urged Nigerians to help stop the trafficking and habitat destruction of Nigeria’s many endangered native species, including the Cross

World Wildlife Day: U.S. Urges Nigerians to protect endangered wildlife 

The United States Deputy Chief of Mission Mr. David Young, has urged Nigerians to help stop the trafficking and habitat destruction of Nigeria’s many endangered native species, including the Cross

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Stroke Action Nigeria partners WSO on stroke management

Stroke Action Nigeria has partnered the World Stroke Organisation to take action, drive awareness and push for better access to stroke treatment in Nigeria as part of activities to mark

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Cross River gets $18 million USAID grant on SMGL

The ‘Saving Mothers, Giving Life’ (SMGL) Initiative concluded a productive week-long, global team-building meeting in Calabar with a five-year, $18 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

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Chevron begins mass dewarming of Lagos school children

The co-venture of NNPC/Chevron has begun its campaign of deworming at least 60, 000 pupils from various primary schools in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State this year with

Novo Nordisk launches diabetes awareness campaign

… Minister Urges Regular Check With statistic showing that 40,800 persons died of diabetes related-cases in Nigeria last year, the Minister of Health, Isaac F. Adewole, has urged adult Nigerians

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Experts call for effective mosquito control in Africa

  With an alarming rate of over one million deaths from mosquito vector disease worldwide, medical experts and epidemiologists in Africa have advocated a total control of the insect through

We must improve pharma care quality

… experts at LASUTH Pharmacy Week Determined to address the cost of treatment, especially with drugs that have been on the increase in this economy, medical experts have called for

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Akwa-Ibom, Cross River states women don’t attend clinics anymore –  Prof. Ujah

… Calls on state governments to act and curb pregnant women’s death fast   Former Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) Prof Innocent Achanya Ujah has called

Family Planning saves women, booms economy

  With the many misconceptions that have reduced the use of family planning methods among couples in Nigeria; thereby, increasing the deaths of pregnant women in childbirth, medical experts have