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Drone company delivers over 50,000 vaccine doses across Cross River health facilities

No fewer  than 50,000 doses of regular immunisation vaccines have been delivered to health facilities across Cross River State by a drone delivery company, Zipline. The company said the move

Over 600,000 children not immunized in Kano, Katsina, Jigawa – UNICEF

Kano leads with over 300,000 Children Linked to Diphtheria, Celebrospinal meningitis  outbreaks in Kano, Jigawa The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF has on Thursday said that over 600,000 children were

African leaders support new routine immunisation declaration revamp

African Heads of State have endorsed a declaration on “Building momentum for routine immunization recovery in Africa” intending to revitalize the momentum for all populations to have universal access to

Orange, Gavi, Côte d’Ivoire join forces to boost child immunisation

Digital Network operator, Orange, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance  are set enter into a partnership with the Côte d’Ivoire Ministry of Health to increase immunisation rates in the regions and

Alma Sana, 3 others win US$1m global Healthcare Innovation Award

  Nigerian-based project group, Alma Sana, has joined three other organisations to win one million US dollar global Healthcare Innovation Award. The award came courtesy GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Save the

Polio: Africa begins synchronised vaccination campaign

Immunisation activities were stepped up  in many states in Nigeria  over the weekend as the country joined twelve other African nations to immunise over 116 million targeted children to tackle

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Nigeria introduces rotavirus vaccine

Save the Children inaugurates Technical Working Group on introduction Pilot scheme takes off in Somolu LGA, Lagos in June Nationwide launch scheduled for 2018 Nigeria took another giant step towards the

New NPHCDA boss assumes office

    Newly-appointed head of National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has appealed to governors and local government chairmen across the country to emulate the Federal

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EU supports immunisation in FCT with N188m

The European Union, EU, has supported immunisation of children in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, against polio and other child-killer diseases with 859,147 euros (about N188, 338,000) EU, through the

New WHO report ranks Nigeria low in immunisation

• Yet to eliminate tetanus, measles • Still low in new vaccine introduction A new report on Africa’s immunisation coverage released by the World health Organisation (WHO) at the just

Lagos begins measles immunisation

Amidst news of sporadic outbreak of measles in some parts of the country, the Lagos State Government has commenced immunization against the disease for children aged nine to 59 months.

Nigeria immunises 37 million children

No fewer than 37 million under-five children have been immunized so far in 13 states of the northern part of Nigeria during this month’s round of Sub – National Immunization