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 Polio Eradication: UNICEF Donates $5.7m To Rotary International

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has donated the sum of $5,732,360 to Nigerian Polio Plus Committee, Rotary International to strengthen the organisation’s efforts in...

Brushing teeth and skipping tongue leads to bad breadth – medical...

A medical expert, Dr Roland Aigbovo, says the common practice of  brushing teeth while leaving out the tongue amounts to a wasted effort at...

World Health Day: WHO harps on UHC

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the organisation is shining its spotlight on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) to highlight the importance of achieving health...

Babcock University Teaching Hospital Performs First Successful Spinal Surgery

The Orthopaedic Department of the Babcock University Teaching Hospital (BUTH) in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun, said on Tuesday that it had successfully carried out its first...

How to avoid emotional eating

Recently I had some bad news – a project I was really excited to be working on was postponed. A feeling of disappointment, uncertainty...

FG, Reckitt Benckiser Signs Pact To Promote Hygiene In Nigeria

Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria, makers of leading Antiseptic brand, Dettol and Federal Ministry of Water Resources have signed a memorandum of understanding to partner on...

C-sections more deadly for women in Africa, research shows

More women die from caesarean delivery in Africa than in high income countries, a study published in the Lancet medical journal revealed on Friday. Cesarean...

JUST IN: 39 New Cases Of Lassa fever Confirmed In Nigeria

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 39 new cases of Lassa fever, recorded between Feb. 25 and March 3 in six...

Malnutrition: Appropriate feeding practices for children lacking in Nigeria- Group

A group, Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WFA), on Monday said appropriate feeding practices for children was still lacking among Nigerians, thus bringing about the prevalence...

116,000 Nigerians Had Cancer With Over 70,000 Deaths In 2018

Globocon factsheet report , estimated that about 116,000 Nigerians had cancer with over 70,000 deaths in 2018.   However, Dr Clement Peter, WHO Officer in Charge...

Poor menstrual hygiene, challenge to adolescent girls

Brencare Foundation, an NGO, says poor menstrual hygiene is one of the leading challenges of adolescent girls in Cross River. The Executive Director of Brencare...

Ghana approves Drone Technology for medical delivery

Ghana’s Parliament on Tuesday approved a deal that will allow the use of Unarmed Aerial Vehicles, known ordinarily as drones, for medical delivery.   The approval...

Maleria is Over diagnosed in Nigeria, says Medical group

The African Networks for Drug and Diagnostic Innovation (ANDI), an NGO, has advised patients and Health workers to make use of the Rapid Diagnostics Test...

‘Appolo’ hits Enugu: Price of sun glasses rise

Dr Emeka Ossai, an Ophthalmologist, at the Arema Eye clinic Enugu, has recommended use of sun shades during the dry season to reduce spread...

HIV/AIDS: Expert harps on safe relationships

Dr kema Onu, Site Coordinator, AIDS HealthCare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, on Friday said it was healthy and safe for couples and partners that...

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