Category: Health

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...

Scientists Back Broader Family Planning Approach to Alleviate Climate Risks

Making affordable contraception available to women who want it would be a cheap, effective way to curb climate change and fast-rising risks in a hotter world. Worldwide...

Maternal Health Tops Agenda as LBS Begins Annual MDI Health Leadership Programme

Lagos Business School on Sunday commenced its annual MDI Programme for Health Leaders and Managers in Africa at Protea Kuramo Waters, Victoria Island, Lagos. The...

Nigeria and the Burden of Mental Health problem

One in four Nigerians suffers from mental illness, but help is hampered by tight budgets and a lack of skilled staff. On the outside, the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric...

Nigerian Air Force Spreads Medical Outreach to Flood Victims in Jigawa

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguriā€¢ No fewer than two days after rendering humanitarian assistance to victims of flood disaster that ravaged some parts of Adamawa...

Gov. Abiodun Procures Modern Equipment for State Hospitals

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State in its bid to fulfil his promise of revamping the health sector in the state has procured modern medical equipment for secondary...

Cause of Uterine Fibroids Still Unknown, Says Expert

The cause of uterine fibroids, which afflicts more than 50 per cent of women, is yet unknown, a reproductive physician has declared. Speaking in Port Harcourt, the...

Ogun Distributes N7m Worth Family Planning Consumables

The Ogun State government has distributed consumables worth about seven million naira to 100 high volume public health facilities in the 20 Local Government Areas of the...