Sunday, November 18, 2018
A coconut is rich in essential nutrients that are most needed during pregnancy. It keeps the mother and baby in good health. The essential fatty acids present in coconut oil help in the proper development of the baby and...
Worried about the vulnerability of the girl-child in urban slums of Nigeria, medical experts have called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to deliberately and consistently for them. The call was made at a One- Day Sexual Reproductive...
An 11-month-old infant was brought by the mother for a review. The mother had noticed that the child had not been eating well for a month. She said the boy had refused the usual cereal with milk, necessitating forced...
When Mama Adekunle, as she is fondly called, heard the news of the birth of a child to her son, she did what most new grandmothers in Nigeria do – she rushed over to perform her traditional duty of...
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for effective implementation of nutrition policy to address malnutrition confronting the country. The Deputy Representative, UNICEF Nigeria, Pernille Ironside made the call at the National Council on Nutrition (NCN) Sub-Committee Meeting...
Founder of Avon Medical and GAVI Champion for Africa, Dr Awele Elumelu, has joined global health leaders at a photo exhibition to call for increase vaccine coverage in countries where children are under-immunised.The champions at the “Vaccine Heroes” exhibition...
When Brian Adeyemi was born three years ago, his birth was recorded in the maternity register of a private hospital—and certified on a hospital letterhead card. Before 1992, record of his birth and existence would have ended there. But new...
Worried about the vulnerability of the girl-child in urban slums, medical experts have called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to deliberately and consistently create safe space for girl children. The call was made at a One-...
Imagine being alive and not being counted among the living. Imagine existing and no provision is made for you as part of the family. Imagine being trafficked across the borders and no one seems to care because your existence...
A medical doctor in Kano State, Dr Tijjani Haruna, has attributed poor academic performance among some students to phone addiction. Haruna, who is working with the Mohammed Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Kano, said this in an interview with the News...