The Delta Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of a woman who allegedly manifested symptoms of Lassa fever virus.Read More
A new national Survey has shown that about 130 million Nigerians live without access to improved sanitation even as it revealed that Nigeria loses N455 billion (US$ 1.3 billion) annually due to poor sanitation.Read More
The Federal Government has commenced plans for a free ear screening program targeted at one million students in public schools across the country.Read More
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, urging him to “urgently provide information about details of actual spending of allocations to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH) Idi Araba and other 20 federal teaching hospitals and 20 federal medical centres across the country, for the period covering 2010 to 2017.Read More
In Nigeria, findings have linked child labour to widespread poverty, rapid urbanisation and a breakdown in extended family affiliationsRead More
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for effective implementation of nutrition policy to address malnutrition confronting the country.Read More
Ada has always been drop-dead gorgeous. Men smile and wink whenever she passes by. Even the women nod approvingly in appreciation of her irresistible good looks. Ada is a sensational blend of beauty and brains. A successful lawyer, she was 34 when she and her heartthrob, Ike, a business magnate, tied the nuptial knot.Read More
If findings by scientists are anything to go by, the legendary Obokun fish, along with other fish in its ilk that are considered delicacies (especially when trying to get to a man’s heart through the stomach) will soon be taboo. For decades, nutritionists have stressed the value of fish. Especially the fatty kinds when it comes to the balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6, fatty acids that they contain in large measure. Now, the outlook for the fish is grin.Read More
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, is investigating reports that the two patients suspected to be infected with the Monkeypox virus in the United Kingdom, were recently in Nigeria.Read More
Some medical practitioners have warned that Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) could lead to potentially life-threatening complications, if left untreated.Read More
The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it had strengthened its disease surveillance, detection and response systems to prevent the outbreak of Monkey pox in the state.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, made this known in an interview.
Zimbabwe on Wednesday banned public gatherings in the capital Harare following a cholera outbreak that has claimed at least 21 lives and left hundreds of people ill over the past week.Read More
The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit was successfully held in Beijing last week, with over 3,200 participants from China, Africa and international organizations having attended the summit, making it the largest and most high-profile diplomatic event ever hosted by China.Read More
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that his ministry would procure mobile solution treatment machines and distribute to 774 local government councils across the country as part of measure to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria even as he said that Federal tertiary hospital will be equipped with the bigger size of the machines.Read More
Worried about the vulnerability of the girl-child in urban slums, medical experts have called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to deliberately and consistently create safe space for girl children.Read More