Saturday, December 15, 2018
‘Robbers didn’t invade, steal babies from UCTH’ The management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital has denied media reports that three new born babies were abducted from the hospital. Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, the Chief Medical Director, UCTH, Prof....
Some armed robbers on Sunday night allegedly invaded the paediatric unit of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital and stole three new born babies and some cash. The robbers, numbering about 10, also reportedly stole mobile telephones and beat up...
The Federal Ministry of Health, through the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric hospital in Calabar, has rescued a family of five, who have been roaming the streets of Ogoja.According to Progress Oberiko, the National Youth Service Corps member, who first shared the story...
A Non-Governmental Organisation, known as the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, has called on government at all levels and private institutions reduce the rate of teenage pregnancy in the country by enhancing the living condition of girls. The Country Programme Director of...
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with the Cross River government is embarking on the repairs of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) on women suffering from the ailment in the state. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
The Secretary to Cross River Government, Barr Tina Banku Agbor has said that nearly 1,000 children die each day all over the world due to preventable water and sanitation related diarrhea diseases. She stated this on Friday at the celebration...
Every year, an estimated 124,000 children under the age of five die because of diarrhoea, mainly due to unsafe water, poor sanitation and hygiene practice. Lack of adequate water and sanitation are also major causes of other diseases, including...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a reactive vaccination campaign in Danja Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State, in response to a recently-identified outbreak of Yellow Fever. The exercise was targeted at over 1, 500 persons in the...
Fifty-four healthcare workers in Cross River State are to be sanctioned over alleged extortion of money from patients in different primary healthcare facilities across the state. Dr Betta Edu, the Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made this known...
Fifty-four healthcare workers in Cross River State are to be sanctioned over alleged extortion of money from patients in different primary healthcare facilities across the state. Dr Betta Edu, the Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made this known...