Category: Health

Africa Investor Forum to Discuss Tackling Malnutrition By Attracting Investment Into African Food Industry

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), an international organisation founded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and driven by the mission of a world...

Igniting A Drive for Advancement in Reproductive Health Interventions

The Challenge Initiative is igniting a movement for the spread of sustained reproductive health interventions in Nigeria. Using its Business Unusual model, the...

UNFPA French Surgeons to Treat 150 VVF Cases, Train Nigerian Doctors

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is assisting the technical expertise of Nigerian physicians in the repairs of damaged fistula. The organisation has...

Ayade is Best South South Governor on Health, Says World Bank, FG

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state has been adjudged one of the six best performing governors in Health in Nigeria by the World Bank and the Federal Government. The...

Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo Ends, Says WHO

Tuesday marked the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The World Health Organisation (WHO) congratulates the country and...

UNFPA Spends N20m on VVF Centre in Borno

The United Nations Population (UNFPA) is seeking more fund to improve the treatment of Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF)) in Borno state after spending N20 million on the...

44,000 Lagos Residents benefit from free medical mission 

No fewer than 44,000 Lagos residents have benefitted from the first phase of the free medical expedition programme tagged, ‘The Eko Free Health Mission’ sponsored by...

Mountains of Refuse Take over Major Anambra Streets

•Fears of epidemic heightens • Mountains of refuse heap have taken over and covered major part of the Oba-Nnewi-Okigwe Federal highway, narrowing it to just a...

NURHI Provides Free Medical, Family Planning Services in Ibadan

National Urban Reproductive Health Initiatives (NURHI), a non-governmental organisation has given free medical treatment to men and women, as well as, provides family...

Trump Administration Halts Billions in Insurance Payments Under Obamacare

The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a recent federal court...