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You risk breast cancer or even death…if you think breastfeeding will make your breasts sag — Experts

According to the study, poor breastfeeding practice among Nigerian women is costing cognitive losses for children not breastfed up to six months, fuels mortality from diarrhoea and pneumonia, and death of mothers due to breast cancer

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Nigeria’s dependence on donors for immunisation vaccines shameful — Tomori

With report showing that vaccination eludes 75 percent of Nigerian children, a professor of virology, Prof Oyewale Tomori, has said that the country has no business depending on donor agencies in the provision of resources for children’s vaccination even as he stressed the need to increase the awareness of parents and caretakers for vaccination to ensure that every child receives the full complement of vaccine at the right time.

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Breastfeeding: NAFDAC decries continued violation of BMS Code

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised the alarm over the continued violation of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, BMS and national regulations by manufacturers of BMS products even as the agency warned that violators of the Code would be jailed for a period of two years and such companies or individuals forfeit the offending items on conviction.

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