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NGO partners Ogun on reproductive health

 A Non-Governmental Organization in Ogun, Family Health Initiative Ogun (FHIO), has said it is  ready and commitment to support the state Adolescent Reproductive Health Strategic Framework for youths and adolescents in the state. ‎       The Chairperson of the Organisation, Mrs. Kemi Balogun, gave the assurance at the launching of Adolescent Reproductive Health…

Avian influenza kills 3,900 birds in Plateau

An outbreak of bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau State, killing at least 3,900 birds. The Chief Veterinary Officer of the State, Dr. Spak Shaset, said in Jos that the outbreak has affected two farms in Jos North and Jos South Local Government Areas of the state. “Sometimes in January, when…

Forum focuses on Ethiopian women’s health

… Agrees there’s need to increase funding for sector The Economic Commission for Africa and the World Health Organization on Friday hosted a meeting in Addis Ababa to discuss women’s health issues in Ethiopia. The meeting, which was held under the theme: Meeting Women’s Health in Ethiopia. Challenges and Opportunities, was part of the Africa…

Ambode inaugurates drug rehab, skill acquisition centre built by Tinubu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday inaugurated a Drug Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Centre in Ajah built by Senator representing Lagos Central District, Chief Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, expressing optimism that the project would go a long way to benefit Lagosians and especially the immediate community. Speaking while unveiling the Centre, named after Prince…

We promised, we fulfilled, says Buhari, inaugurates Lagos cancer centre

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday inaugurated the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) advanced Cancer treatment centre in Lagos, with a pledge to ensure that facilities for the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer are available to many more Nigerians. At the inauguration ceremony of the state-of-the-art Centre in LUTH,…

National hospital denies negligence, killing of teenage patient

The management of National Hospital, Abuja (NHA) has denied negligence of a 17 year old patient Paul Akpala, which led to his death. Dr Tayo Haastrup, Deputy Director, Information Communication, NHA, denied the allegation in a statement in Abuja. Akpala was said to have been knocked down by a hit and run driver at Berger…

CSOs meet political parties’ leaders on tackling acute malnutrition

Leaders of some civil society organisations (CSOs) and political parties, on Wednesday, met in Abuja with the aim of tackling the severe acute malnutrition (SAM) faced by some children under five in Nigeria. The high-level dialogue session, organised by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), was aimed at seeing how political parties could influence the…

Cancer is not spiritual attack – Mrs Akeredolu  

The Ondo State Government says it has set up an Advisory Committee for the establishment of a befitting world-class cancer treatment centre in Owo Local Government of the state. Dr Wahab Adegbenro, the state Commissioner for Health, stated this at World Cancer Day celebration on Monday in Akure. Adegbenro said the planned establishment would bring…

Kano partners NGOs to provide limbs to 190 amputies

Kano State government has provided artificial limbs to 190 people with amputated limbs free. The state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, disclosed this while supervising the exercise, organized by Kano state government in collaboration with Tolaram Foundation and JIBWIS, at Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital, Giginyu in the state capital. The Governor was represented by his Deputy,…

Photo news: Fayemi flags off free medical programme

Free health 01 Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, presenting an eye glasses to an elderly citizen, Madam Maria Ajayi, at the flag off of the quarterly Free Medical Mission of the state government in Iker-Ekiti…on Wednesday Free health 02 and 03 Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, with the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health,…

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