Monday, October 15, 2018
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...
*As 17 pharmacies bag COPA awards Dr Dorothy Oqua, country director of Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN) and Dr Albert Kelong Alkali, national chairman of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), have said that the war against the...
Thompson Igbu, coordinator of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Cross River state, says Nigeria will be polio-free by August. According to NAN, he said this at a workshop in Calabar, Cross River state, on Wednesday. “Nigeria would have been 24...
The Cross River Government on Sunday said it is targeting about 808,470 children across the state for the second round of the 2018 National Immunisation Plus Days (NIPDS). Betta Edu, Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made the disclosure...