Category: Health

Two Yobe Emirs, Fika and Potiskum Promise to End Gender Violence

The Emir of Fika, Alhaji Muhammad Abali promised the entourage of NGOs and CSOs who paid him an advocacy visit on Thursday as part of the 2019 16 days activism against...

World Aids Day: Ogun Vows To End Hiv Scourge

Ogun State government has said  that it is determined to end the scourge of HIV epidemic by 2030, in line with the Joint United Nation Programme on HIV/AIDS vision. The...

Pastor Adeboye Splashes N10m on UCH Ibadan

Promises additional N20m•  The General Overseer (GO) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye has donated about ten million Naira (N10m)...

More Women Are Embracing Family Planning Services, Providers Confirm

BY ROLAND OGBONNAYA in Ibadan• Women in Oyo State, southwest Nigerian are increasingly embracing Family Planning (FP) services, according to some of the service...

Group Partners Sickle Cell Foundation to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment of Disease 

One of the Nigeria’s foremost indigenous Crowd Funding Platform, (Quickraiz), said it is partnering with Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria, to ameliorate the Sickle...

Kano Govt Intensifies Effort in Fighting Open Defecation

BY ABDULLAHI KANO in Kano Kano State government on Tuesday said it has intensified the fight against open defecation with the aim of making Kano an open defecation free...

Global Fund Board Steps Up Efforts to Expand Impact Against HIV, TB and Malaria

The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria approved funding decisions for ambitious investments over the next three-year period to...

Life Planning Ambassador Petitions Ogun Assembly Health Committee

A representative of youths with a non-governmental advocacy working group, Family Health Initiative Ogun (FAHIO), and Life Planning Ambassador (LPA), Miss Dupe Kuku have...

Stakeholders to Mark Partial Victory in Polio Eradication Battle

Global health officials will on Thursday announce a partial victory in the decades-long fight to end polio, with a second of three strains of the crippling virus...

2020 Budget: Group Requests Govt to Invest in Reproductive Health

A non-governmental advocacy-working group, Family Health Initiative Ogun (FAHIO), has called on the State government to allocate and release more fund to family planning...