Category: Health

Cholera Outbreak: Death Toll Rises to 18, Says UN

The death toll as a result of ongoing cholera outbreak in Borno State has risen to 18, the United Nations said on Sunday. In a statement, the United Nations Office for...

Safe Motherhood Initiative: Bayelsa Monarch Cautions against Abuse  

The Paramount Ruler of Ekeremor town in Bayelsa State, Chief Agbodo Gbaseimor has counselled women against possible abuse of the safe motherhood initiative. He advised...

We Do Not Teach Courses on LGTB, Surrogate Motherhood Rights, Says UNN

Authorities of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu Campus has denied the allegation that its law faculty is teaching courses in Lesbianism, Gay, Bisexual and...

No Cholera Outbreak in Borno, Only 1068 Cases of AWD, Says State Govt

  Borno State Government on Tuesday said there has been no case of cholera outbreak in the state, even as it stated that the state was on red alert for any outbreak of...

Canada, South Korea Moves to Improve Healthcare in Borno

The governments of South Korea and Canada have moved to improve the maternal and reproductive health care in Borno State. The South Korean government, through the Korea...

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...