Posts From Wumi Oyehan

Expert identifies diarrhoea as cause of 25% stunting in Nigerian children

• Says 45,000 children die annually from lack of hygiene globally The Water and Sanitation (WASH) Specialist for the United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF), Maina Banga, yesterday June 11,  identified

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Immunization: Nigeria gets $2.7b from GAVI’s transition

ABUJA – The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, today announced that the Global Alliance for Vaccine Immunisation (GAVI) has approved the sum of $2.7 billion for Nigeria’s immunization programme.

Enforce ban on Shisha, minister urges police, others

ABUJA –  The Minister of Health,  Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called on the police and other relevant  government agencies to immediately implement  the ban on flavoured tobacco products including Shisha.

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UNICEF advocates new survey on out-of-school children – UNICEF

…as Sokoto govt invests N500m on school enrollment Some of Nigeria’s out-of-school children The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF), has called on the Federal Government to review the 10.5

FG raises alarm over increase of cholera outbreaks

… as NCDC issues Public Health Advisory ABUJA – The Federal Government has raised the alarm over increasing reported vases of cholera in some states in the country. A Public

Tobacco kills 7 million yearly

… says WHO on World No Tobacco Day The World Health Organization (WHO), Wednesday said no fewer than seven million people die, worldwide every year from tobacco-related diseases. WHO Regional

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At last, JOHESU suspends 44-day-old strike

…effective Friday as NIC takes over negotiation ABUJA – The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) Wednesday said it has decided to suspend its 44-day-old strike, on Friday June 1, 2018.