Sunday, November 18, 2018
West African College of Nursing Nigeria Chapter Annual General Meeting/Scientific Conference Kanon Dabo, 2018 Theme: EMERGING HEALTH CHALLENGES: The Changing Role of the Nurse in the Era of New Technolgy and Innovation. Sub-Themes: * The Challenges and Role of...
The Maternal, New born and Child Health programme in Northern Nigeria (MNCH2) is holding a one day editorial roundtable aimed at introducing new evidences and resources on Maternal and child health and how the media can play a role...
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...
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...
The United Nations Children Education Fund on Wednesday said that 62 per cent of Nigerian children were born outside health facilities by traditional birth attendants between 2008 and 2013. The agency noted that while 40 per cent of expectant mothers...
Kano State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kabiru Gesto, on Tuesday confirmed that the state has so far recorded 28 deaths between January and July this year. Gesto noted that 400 cases of acute watery diarrhoea had been recorded, while 50...
The Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health at Scale (PACFaH@Scale) has mobilised professional bodies in the health sector to advocate for increased funding for its four thematic areas with special consideration for child spacing. In a meeting held...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported a “general decline” in the number of new cholera infections across the country. It said no cases have been reported from Anambra, Nasarawa and Yobe. New infections continue to be reported in Adamawa,...
More than 2,000 people living with HIV in Kano and Katsina States are expected to benefit from an initiative by the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) in collaboration with the Association of Community Pharmacists in Nigeria (ACPN) to...
Kano state Pharmacist Inspection Committee, under the Ministry of Health, has commenced retrieval of all codeine containing preparations from pharmaceutical outlets and individuals in the state. This is part of efforts to sanitize the state against any syrups or tablets...