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no responses. August 16, 2017 Victoria Gaji

Neonatal Sepsis; Things You Didn’t Know About Your Baby’s Health


Neonatal Sepsis; Things You Didn’t Know About Your Baby’s Health

Neonatal sepsis or neonatal infections are disease that affects neonates. (Neonates are babies that are less than one month of age and sepsis is referred to […]

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Medical Doctor Arrested For Stealing Hospital Property

no responses. August 16, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Medical Doctor Arrested For Stealing Hospital Property


Medical Doctor Arrested For Stealing Hospital Property

The Medical Superintendent of New Abirim Government Hospital,Ghana Dr. Osei Bonsu has been arrested for allegedly stealing items belonging to the hospital. The items were being […]

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no responses. August 12, 2017 debby eselebor

8 Best Times To Drink Water


8 Best Times To Drink Water

Are You Drinking Water When You Need It Most? Water is very important to your health, wellness and wellbeing. Bet that’s not news, right? Yeah. But […]

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Kwara State To Increase Fistula Funding In 2017 Supplementary Budget

no responses. August 11, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Kwara State To Increase Fistula Funding In 2017 Supplementary Budget


Kwara State To Increase Fistula Funding In 2017 Supplementary Budget

The Kwara State  Commissioner for Planning and Economic Development, Alhaji Wasiu Odewale says the state is in the process of reviewing the 2017 appropriation Law and promised […]

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no responses. August 10, 2017 Victoria Gaji

HEALTH FRIENDLY: What Your Pee Says About Your Health


HEALTH FRIENDLY: What Your Pee Says About Your Health

Can you remember the color of your last pee? Maybe yes, maybe not, but if you have never stopped to have a good look at the […]

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no responses. August 10, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Outbreaks And Emergencies: WHO Launches New E-learning Platform


Outbreaks And Emergencies: WHO Launches New E-learning Platform

WHO  has launched a new e-learning platform, OpenWHO, with video courses on epidemics, pandemics and health emergencies. The courses are free and accessible to anyone wishing […]

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Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Global Health Community Solicit Support For New Mothers

no responses. August 9, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Global Health Community Solicit Support For New Mothers


Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Global Health Community Solicit Support For New Mothers

 The Wellbeing Foundation Africa and the global health community have advocated for exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6- months of a newborn’s life. The Founder, Wellbeing […]

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Junior Associate, Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network, Nigeria, Miss Ibiso Ivy King-Harry; Chairman of Occasion, Board of Trustee Member Media Centre Against Child Malnutrition (MeCAM)/Past President Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Prof. Babatunde Oguntona; National Coordinator, MeCAM, Mr. Remmy Nweke and Board Member MeCAM, Dr. Aminu Magashi Garba, during the One Day Nutrition Symposium on Malnutrition, Child Development and the Media

no responses. August 8, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

13% Of Nigerians Risk Being Mentally Deformed- Nutrition Experts


13% Of Nigerians Risk Being Mentally Deformed- Nutrition Experts

The Past President Nutrition Society of Nigeria  and first Nigerian Professor of Nutrition,  Professor Emeritus, Babatunde Oguntona,says at least 13 per cent of Nigerian children risk […]

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no responses. August 7, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

MNCH Key Partners Launch Community Campaign To Promote, Support Breastfeeding


MNCH Key Partners Launch Community Campaign To Promote, Support Breastfeeding

Key partners in maternal and child health have come together  in Maiduguri to launch a community campaign aimed at promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding. The campaign […]

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no responses. August 7, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Health Minister Commiserates With Anambra Government


Health Minister Commiserates With Anambra Government

The  Minister of Health Prof Isaac Adewole has commiserated with the Government and people of Anambra State on the unfortunate incident at the St Phillips Catholic […]

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no responses. August 5, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Information Ministry,UNICEF Advocate Breast-feeding Awareness In Nigeria


Information Ministry,UNICEF Advocate Breast-feeding Awareness In Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture,Alhaji Lai Mohammed has called for urgent propagation of the importance of breast milk for governments,and stakeholders.as well as for mothers […]

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no responses. August 4, 2017 Alu Azege

Top 9 Breastfeeding Myths You Should Know About.


Top 9 Breastfeeding Myths You Should Know About.

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month—and while breastfeeding rates around the world and Nigeria in particular continue to rise, there’s still a lot that people don’t know about […]

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no responses. August 4, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Global Breastfeeding Collective Advocates Increase Funding To Raise Breastfeeding Rates


Global Breastfeeding Collective Advocates Increase Funding To Raise Breastfeeding Rates

New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025 No country in the world fully meets recommended […]

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no responses. August 3, 2017 Victoria Gaji

HEALTH FRIENDLY: Oral Cancer; Things You Should Avoid


HEALTH FRIENDLY: Oral Cancer; Things You Should Avoid

Cancer generally is defined as the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to surrounding tissues, while Oral cancer is a cancer that occurs […]

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no responses. August 3, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

NHIS Set To Partner WHO On Technical Support & Capacity Building


NHIS Set To Partner WHO On Technical Support & Capacity Building

The National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS has opened talks with World Health Organisation (WHO) in the area of ICT Infrastructure, programme monitoring and Capacity building, which […]

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THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE ,MRS. OLURANTI ADEBULE AND HON. MINISTER OF HEALTH ,PROF. ISAAC ADEWOLE ,DURING A COURTESY CALL AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE,LAGOS

no responses. August 1, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

War Against Fake Drugs: FG Set To Relocate Wholesalers To Central Locations


War Against Fake Drugs: FG Set To Relocate Wholesalers To Central Locations

The federal government in a bid to safeguard the lives of Nigerians has finalized plans to relocate wholesalers of drugs and medicines from all over Lagos […]

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no responses. August 1, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

World Breastfeeding Week: Include Budget Line For Nutrition In Health, Nutrition Sector Budgets- CS-SUNN


World Breastfeeding Week: Include Budget Line For Nutrition In Health, Nutrition Sector Budgets- CS-SUNN

 The Civil Society-Scaling up Nutrition in Nigeria CS-SUNN has  urged governments at all levels and relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies to include a budget line for […]

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Internally Displayed Persons( IDPs) camp,Borno

no responses. July 31, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

New UN Humanitarian Fund Allocates $10.5m To IDP’s In North-East Nigeria


New UN Humanitarian Fund Allocates $10.5m To IDP’s In North-East Nigeria

The United Nations, through a new fund set up to tackle the crisis-hit north-east of Nigeria, has allocated over US$10.5 million to help thousands of women, […]

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no responses. July 31, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Health Ministry To Launch Breastfeeding Advocacy Initiative


Health Ministry To Launch Breastfeeding Advocacy Initiative

The Federal Ministry of Health, in collaboration with its nutrition and health sector partners is set to celebrate the 2017 World Breastfeeding week as the 25th […]

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no responses. July 31, 2017 Dupe Aduloju

Flooding In Nigeria: NCDC Advises Against Infectious Disease Outbreaks


Flooding In Nigeria: NCDC Advises Against Infectious Disease Outbreaks

To reduce the spread of infectious diseases such as cholera, dysentery, typhoid fever and poliomyelitis; and vector-borne diseases such as malaria and yellow fever during flooding, […]

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