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WHO Recommends Salt Levels In Foods

World Health Organisation (WHO), on Wednesday, recommends that personal daily salt intake should not exceed five grammes. The recommendation is based on the fact that...

900,000 Midwives Needed Globally To End Maternal, Newborn Deaths

  The world is currently facing a shortage of 900,000 midwives, which represents a third of the required global midwifery workforce, says the 2021 State...

Asthma: 339 Persons Affected Globally

A professor of medicine, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Gregory Erhabor, on Wednesday said asthma affects about 339 million people annually with over 500,000 hospitalisation...

New Paediatric HIV Infections Raises Concern

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has expressed concern over new pediatric HIV infections in children aged 0-4 years. He expressed his worry during a...

Risk Of COVID-19 Resurgence In Africa High –WHO

African countries face a high risk of COVID-19 resurgence due to poor adherence to public health measures, including mass gatherings, low testing and vaccination...

Obiano’s Wife Advocates Mandatory Genotype Test For Intending Couples

The wife of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano, has called for mandatory genotype tests for all intending couples. Mrs. Obiano, the...

FCT Health Care Providers Train On Family Planning

Federal Capital Territory (FCT), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Gwagwalada, has begun a six-week intensive training for 44 health providers. The training is focused on...

Malaria: Anambra Distributes 100,000 Mosquito Nets, Says Official

Anambra State Government says it distributed about 100,000 Long Lasting Insecticide-Treated Nets (LLIN) to school children and pregnant women in 2020, as part of measures...

Plateau Records 121 Deaths From Malaria

  The Commissioner for Health in Plateau, Dr Nimkong Ndam, on Monday said the state recorded 121 deaths caused by malaria in 2020. Ndam disclosed...

Africa Making Progress In Defeating Malaria – AU

The African Union Commission says the continent is making headway in defeating malaria through strong political commitment, increased funding, and innovations devised to improve...

COVID-19: 16.6M African Children Miss Measles Vaccine Doses — WHO

  The World Health Organization (WHO) says about 16.6 million children in Africa missed planned supplemental measles vaccine doses between January 2020 and April 2021...

UNICAL Signs MoU With HMO On Healthcare Provision For Students

  The University of Calabar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Health Management Organization (HMO), United Healthcare International Limited (UHCI), for the...

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Again, Gun-Battle In Imo As Security Forces Kill Two Gunmen

  Two gunmen have been killed in a joint operation carried out by the Nigerian Army, Air Force and the Police in Imo. The Commissioner of...

Senate President To Governors: Restructure Your States Before Calling For Restructuring At Federal Level

  Senate President Ahmad Lawan has cautioned States’ Governors and other elected leaders against joining the agitations for secession or calling for restructuring of the...

We’re Working To Regain Confidence Of Nigerians, Show Understanding –Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged that his administration will deal with bandits to ensure that they do not create havoc against access to...

Insecurity: Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts To Resuscitate Soon -Malami

  The Federal Government will soon resuscitate Special Terrorism Prosecution Courts, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said. Malami made this known in a statement...

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