Health

WHO urges countries to scale up cervical cancer vaccination

WHO alerts nations on rising cancer deaths By Yashim Katurak Cancer Abuja, Feb. 6, 2019 (NNN) The World Health Organisation…

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Coalition tasks CSOs, journalists to hold govt accountable on MNCH

Coalition tasks CSOs, journalists to hold govt accountable on MNCH By Mohammed Ahmed Kaigama Accountability Bauchi, Feb. 6, 2019 (NNN)…

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Myths, belief slows down cancer success rate – Expert

Myths, belief slows down cancer success rate – Expert By Ebere Agozie Campaign Abuja, Feb. 6, 2019 (NNN) Prof. Sunday…

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FGM: NGO harps on engagement of traditional rulers

FGM: NGO harps on engagement of traditional rulers By Olasunkanmi Onifade Mutilation Abuja, Feb. 6, 2019 (NNN) Child and Youth…

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FG inaugurates emergency medical treatment committee

FG inaugurates emergency medical treatment committee By Mustapha Yauri Committee Abuja, Feb. 6, 2019 (NNN) The Minister of Health, Prof.…

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Female Genital Mutilation prevalence decreases in Imo, Oyo, Ebonyi – UNFPA

FGM By Christian Njoku Calabar, Feb. 7, 2019 (NNN) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday said that the…

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Expert advises on early treatment of zoonosis to avoid complications

Zoonosis By Ruona Isikeh Benin, Feb. 7, 2019 (NNN) Dr Peters Irobo, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Triumphant Hospital…

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Nurse calls for stiff sanctions against perpetrators of FGM in Nigeria

Ugwu made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NNN) in Enugu on Thursday.

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Rate of cancer cases worries stakeholders

Rate of cancer cases worries stakeholders By Ruth Oketunde Cancer Abuja, Feb. 7, 2019 (NNN) Mr Runcie Chidebe, the Executive…

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Lagos Govt urges private health facilities to embrace SHIS

Lagos Govt urges private health facilities to embrace SHIS By Lucy Osuizigbo Healthcare Lagos, Feb. 7, 2019 (NNN) The Lagos…

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My govt will introduce new dimensions to improve health sector- NCP flagbearer

Tanko told the News Agency of Nigeria (NNN) in Lagos on Thursday that his administration would include the use of herbal medicine…

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Social Media Week: Lagos participants advocate meditation for stress

Social Media Week: Lagos participants advocate meditation for stress By Joan Odafe/Mariam Akande Meditation Lagos, Feb. 7, 2019 (NNN) Some…

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Reproductive Health: Foundation recommends appropriate use of condoms

Reproductive Health: Foundation recommends appropriate use of condoms By Olasunkanmi Onifade Condoms Abuja, Feb. 7, 2019 (NNN) Dr Kema Onu,…

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FG reiterates commitment to reduce tobacco use in Nigeria

FG reiterates commitment to reduce tobacco use in Nigeria

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Kwara Govt., SOMNL-R distribute medical equipment to 150 healthcare centres

The items included medical equipment like solar direct drive refrigerators, essential drugs, delivery kits, HIV test kits and medical commodities,…

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NLC President charges new NNNNM officials to shun corruption

NLC President charges new NNNNM officials to shun corruption By Jessica Dogo Corruption Abuja, Feb. 7, 2019 (NNN) The Nigeria…

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SMW: Meditation expert advises on Zen Gardening for stress relief, productivity

  Stress By Adebola Adegoke and Mariam Akande Lagos, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) Kemi Bawa-Allah, Wellness Coach and Founder, Spa…

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I will prioritise healthcare, Senatorial candidate assures

I will prioritise healthcare, Senatorial candidate assures By Awayi Kuje Healthcare Alogani (Nasarawa State), Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) Mr Godiya…

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NCDC confirms 275 Lassa fever cases

Lassa fever update: NCDC confirms 275 cases By Jessica Onyegbula Lassa fever Abuja, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) The Nigeria Centre…

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Gestational Diabetes: Expert recommends regular exercise, balanced diet

Gestational Diabetes: Expert recommends regular exercise, balanced diet By Ruth Oketunde Diabetes Abuja, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) Dr Sani Audu,…

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FCT School of Nursing: Traditional ruler makes case for indigenes

FCT School of Nursing: Traditional ruler makes case for indigenes By Jessica Dogo Nursing Abuja, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) The…

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NHIS: Way to achieving Universal Health Coverage

An Analysis By Talatu Maiwada/M S Tola Healthcare Abuja, Jan. 25, 2019 (NNN) The present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari…

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Expert urges daily intake of fruits to reduce chronic diseases.

By Ruona Isikeh Benin, Jan. 25, 2019 (NNN) Dr Ovo Ogbinaka, a medical officer at Central Hospital, Ughelli, says persons…

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NAFDAC warns of cancerous effects of bleaching creams

NAFDAC warns of cancerous effects of bleaching creams Bleaching By Magdalene Ukuedojor Abuja, Jan. 24, 2019 (NNN) The National Agency…

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Kaduna govt., UNICEF, work out plan to sustain CMAM programme

Mrs Chinwe Eziefe, Nutrition Specialist, UNICEF Kaduna, said  during a one day meeting in Kaduna on Thursday  that the CMAM…

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Human Trafficking: NAPTIP uses golf to raise awareness

Human Trafficking: NAPTIP uses golf to raise awareness By Kadiri Abdulrahman Awareness Abuja, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) The National Agency…

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Kwara governor’s wife inaugurates hospital for women, children

Hospital By Fatima Mohammed-Lawal Ilorin, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) The wife of Kwara governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, on Friday inaugurated…

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South-West leads in drug abuse with 22.4% in Nigeria – Odeku

Abuse By Segun Giwa Akure, Feb.8, 2019 (NNN) Mrs Oluwatoyin Odeku, Leader of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination…

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UNFPA initiates 3-point transformative agenda for Nigeria

Dr Eugene Kongnyuy, the fund’s acting Country Representative, announced this in his opening remarks at a review meeting with Implementing…

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FG to reposition health sector, develops national health policy

By Hussaina Yakubu Kaduna Jan. 24,2019(NNN) Prof. Isaac Adewale, the Minister of Health said that the Federal Government is repositioning…

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Immunisation: Agency urges active involvement of LG chairmen

By Stephen Adeleye Immmunisation Lokoja, Jan. 24, 2019 (NNN) Kogi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA) has urged local government…

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Improve budgetary allocation to health sector, Association urges FG

The Chairman of the association, Dr Tunji Akintade, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…

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Deploy psychologists to secondary schools – Expert canvasses

By Ummul Idris Psychologists Abuja, Feb 8, 2019v(NNN) Dr Chibube Afam, a Clinical Psychologist, has advocated for the inclusion of…

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FG inaugurates steering committee for women project

By Olasunkanmi Onifade Committee Abuja, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) The Federal Government has inaugurated the newly constituted members of the…

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WHO scales up Lassa fever response in W/Africa

By Yashim Katurak Lassa fever Abuja, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has scaled up…

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NPopC gets acting Chairman

By Chinenye Offor Chairman Abuja, Feb. 8, 2019 (NNN) Alhaji Hassan Bashiru has been appointed as the new acting Chairman…

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NSHIP improves ANC, workers productivity in Bauchi – Official  

Ibrahim stated this in her paper presentation entitled ‘Performance Based Financing: A tool for achieving Universal Health Coverage’ at a lecture…

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