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FG calls for strategy overhaul to combat malaria scourge

The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Muhammad Ali Pate, has called for a review of the country’s strategies to combat the...

Lassa fever kills 14 in Ebonyi  

The Ebonyi State Ministry of Health on Wednesday said that Lassa fever had claimed 14 lives in the state. Dr Hyacinth Ebenyi, the Director of...

UNICEF says 25% WASH investments lost to poor operation, maintenance

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported that 25 per cent of annual investments in Nigeria’s water and sanitation sector were compromised due to...

Expand NHIS to stem growth of hearing loss in Nigeria, Don urges FG

A professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Prof. Akeem Lasisi, has called for the expansion of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to stem the growth of hearing...

Lassa Fever: NCDC registers 200 deaths in 28 States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), has confirmed the death of 200 persons from Lassa fever, representing 17.1 per cent in...

Shettima inaugurates nutrition core working committee

Vice President Kashim Shettima, on Friday inaugurated the Nutrition Core Working Committee to adopt a strategy to bring down the prevalence of malnutrition in...

Administrators urge govts to prioritise health workers’ conditions of service

The Institute of Health Service Administrators of Nigeria (IHSAN) has called on government at all levels to prioritise the welfare and conditions of service...

Empowerment: Dutch Government commends SOS Children’s Village for training 863 youths

The Dutch Government has commended the SOS Children’s Villages, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) on graduating 863 youths from its ‘The Next Economy (TNE 11)’...

UNESCO advocates increased access to education, health services for girl-child

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has advocated an improved access to education and health services for the wellbeing of the...

KDSG’s partnership with UNFPA on maternal, reproductive health waxing stronger – Official

The Kaduna State Government says its partnership with the UNFPA toward improving maternal and reproductive health is waxing stronger. Mr Jamilu Ladan, the UNFPA State...

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