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Viral Hepatitis: FG urged to uphold injection safety policy

FOLLOWING the launch in Abuja last week of Africa’s first policy on viral hepatitis, the Federal Government has been urged to ensure realistic implementation of the policy through adoption of a robust national framework that would ensure safe injection practices and the use of non-re-usable safety syringes in all healthcare facilities and healthcare delivery points across the country.

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Gentlemen, get your screen tests right

Getting the right screen test at the right time is one of the most important things a man can do for his health. Screenings find diseases early, before you have symptoms, when they’re easier to treat. Early colon cancer can be nipped in the bud. Finding diabetes early may help prevent complications such as vision loss and impotence. The tests you need are based on your age and risk factors.

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3 LGAs in Rivers State obtain safe water

IN line with their collective determination to help rural communities in Nigeria access safe and clean water, Guinness Nigeria and Diageo Foundation teamed-up with Concern Universal to deliver 10 boreholes in three Local Government Areas in Cross River State. The initiative, aimed to help beneficiary communities improve their hygiene with access to safe water marked the 10 year-old ‘Diageo Water of Life project’.

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