Lagos Partners First Bank On Primary Health Care

Lagos Partners First Bank On Primary Health Care

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has partnered First Bank of Nigeria in providing a Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) at Ijeododo Community in Lagos State.  Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, Governor of Lagos State,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, explained that PHC would improve...
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Expert Advocates Regular Drinking Of Water

Expert Advocates Regular Drinking Of Water

A Medical Practitioner, Dr Iredia Osunde, has advised people to keep the body hydrated by drinking water regularly to enable the body to function properly.  Osunde, a Medical Officer with Faith Clinic, Benin, gave this advice in an interview with...
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Pope ‘Responds Well’ To Surgery

Pope ‘Responds Well’ To Surgery

Pope Francis has undergone successful surgery to treat a colon problem at a hospital in Rome, the Vatican says. The 84-year-old “responded well” to the treatment, which was performed under general anaesthesia, Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said.&n...
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Gynecologist Advocates More Budgetary Allocation For Family Planning

Gynecologist Advocates More Budgetary Allocation For Family Planning

Prof. Christopher Aimakhu, Secretary General, Society of Gynecologists and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON), has advocated for increased budgetary allocation to boost family planning services in the country.  Aimakhu stated this on Saturday in his presentati...
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Expert Tasks Parents On Sex Education For Adolescents

Expert Tasks Parents On Sex Education For Adolescents

A child and adolescent mental health analyst, Dr Bunmi Oluwagbami, has advised parents to educate their adolescents about sexual reproductive health to prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).  Oluwagbami, also a consultant psychiatrist at the Osho...
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Caesarean Section Rates Rise To 21%

Caesarean Section Rates Rise To 21%

World Health Organisation (WHO) says caesarean section use continues to rise globally, now accounting for more than one in five (21 per cent ) of all childbirths.  WHO, in a statement on Wednesday, stated that the rising rates suggested increasing...
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WHO, COVAX Partners Laud G7 Decision To Share 870m COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

WHO, COVAX Partners Laud G7 Decision To Share 870m COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

World Health Organisation (WHO) and COVAX partners on Sunday applauded G7 nations’ commitment to sharing 870 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to assist end the acute phase of the pandemic.  WHO, in a statement, commended G7 countries for the commitmen...
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Nutritionist: Coconut Water, Natural Remedy For High Blood Pressure

Nutritionist: Coconut Water, Natural Remedy For High Blood Pressure

Drinking coconut water will help to reduce high blood pressure, a Public Health Nutritionist, Hajiya Hauwa Suleiman, said on Wednesday.   She gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, adding that “coconut water...
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Visiting Sailors Receive COVID-19 Vaccination At Ports

Visiting Sailors Receive COVID-19 Vaccination At Ports

International ship crews arriving at the Port of Long Beach and neighboring Port of Los Angeles have received COVID-19 vaccinations to reduce the spread of the infection among seafarer communities. More than 450 crewmembers from 27 ships have received the...
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Buhari Receives 2nd Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Buhari Receives 2nd Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the State House, Abuja.  The president’s personal physician, Dr Suhayb Rafidadi, administered the vaccine on the president at his official residence, Stat...
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India Records 300,000 Covid Deaths, 26m Cases As Pandemic Rages

India Records 300,000 Covid Deaths, 26m Cases As Pandemic Rages

The number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in India has moved past the 300,000 mark as the country continues to grapple with the pandemic. Experts warn that the real number of fatalities might be much higher as many deaths are...
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NLNG, USAID Seal MoU To Eliminate Malaria In Bonny

NLNG, USAID Seal MoU To Eliminate Malaria In Bonny

Through the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), USAID will provide technical assistance to NLNG’s led Bonny Island Malaria Elimination Project (BNYMEP). BNYMEP seeks to reduce the malaria burden, move the community to pre-elimination status, br...
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NAFDAC Approves Pfizer Biotech Vaccine

NAFDAC Approves Pfizer Biotech Vaccine

As part of measures to curtail Covid-19 virus in Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday  approved the Pfizer Biotech Vaccine for emergency use.   Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Ad...
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India Hospitals Overwhelmed As Covid-19 Spreads From Cities To Small Towns

India Hospitals Overwhelmed As Covid-19 Spreads From Cities To Small Towns

India has reached the devastating figure of 200,000 coronavirus deaths, with the pressure on many hospitals showing no sign of abating amid a surging second wave. According to BBC, the real number of fatalities is thought to be far greater,...
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