Category: Health

Nigeria to Receive WHO Certification over Polio Eradication Soon 

The Rotary International has expressed optimism that Nigeria would attain the status of a polio-free nation that would attract World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Anambra Urges Doctors to Take Adequate Medical Care of themselves

*BY NNAMDI OSELOKA in Awka* Anambra State government has tasked medical experts on the need to undergo thorough medical check-up and treatment for themselves to avoid...

Foundation embarks on awareness creation on breast, cervical cancers in Anambra

By IBE NWACHUKWU An Australian-based charity organization, Onyebuchi Chris Ifediora Foundation (OCIF), has embarked on an awareness creation and empowerment...

Health Insurance: 6 States to Benefit from Basic Healthcare Fund

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that only states with established and valid approved State Health Insurance Scheme would benefit from...

Cross River: GPI Trains over 50,000 Girls in Reproductive Health, Management Skills 

A non-governmental organization, the Girls Power Initiative (GPI) has trained over 50, 000 girls in Cross River State on reproductive health/rights, management skills as...

Kwara Has Lowest Under-5 Mortality Rate, Says NGF 

Kwara state has ranked as the state with the lowest new-borns and under-five mortality rate in the country according to a study by the Nigeria Governor’s Forum...

World Contraception Day: Group Calls on Govt to Make Access to Modern Contraception Easy

The Network of Reproductive Health Journalists of Nigeria (NRHJN), a key advocacy stakeholder has called on government and other stakeholders to join hands in closing...

Ayade’s Health Sector Exploits Raise the Bar, Save Lives

By Andem Offiong As a child, if you had the option of either being born in Cross River or any other state in the country, where would you rather prefer? No doubt, many...

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...