Category: Health

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...

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...