Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Some medical experts in Bayelsa on Friday advised pregnant women to key into the Safe Motherhood Campaign Initiative of the State Government to tackle infant and maternal mortality rate. Dr Ebiakpo Agbedi, Director of Planning, Research and Statistics in the...
Jumua, 11, was born with sickle cell disease. Her parents spent an average of N70, 000 whenever she had any crisis associated with the disease. Her family said they knew no peace and rest ever since her birth, till...
The Lagos State Government is set to unveil its Compulsory Health Insurance Scheme that will avail Lagos residents access to quality healthcare. Speaking during a media capacity-building workshop organised by the Ministry of Health in partnership with Health Finance...
The debate over the damage inflicted by heading a football took another turn on Wednesday as a leading expert in brain injuries said children under the age of 18 should not be allowed to. Doctor Bennett Omalu, who was the...
To mark this year’s Safety Awareness Day, management of Eunisell Limited, Lagos said health, safety, preservation of the environment and staff wellbeing must be accorded priority at the workplace. At a workshop to mark the day in Lagos, experts...
At 20, Hafisat Abubakar has had six children. Married at the tender age of 13, she never knew what life had in store for her. Sadly, the cold hands of death snatched away her three children, leaving her with...
At the 2012 Family Planning (FP) London Summit, Nigeria made a commitment to raise Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) by 20 per cent points over five years, commit additional funding to FP, Lagos committed to raise CPR to 74 percent,...
THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),yesterday said that seven deaths have so far been recorded from cholera outbreak in four communities of Sauka, Mpape, Kubwa village and Ushafa. Cholera The FCTA has however warned residents in the territory to...
The international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned of severe consequences for young children arriving in Bama town of Borno state without adequate assistance. It says more than 10,000 people have arrived at a camp...
Medical students of the New York University can now enjoy tuition-free studies “forever,” the school authorities announced on Thursday.The institution disclosed that the free-tuition initiative began more than 10 years ago when the institution created an endowment for that...