Report: Contraceptive Averts 28m Unsafe Abortions In One Year 

Report: Contraceptive Averts 28m Unsafe Abortions In One Year 

Between July 2020 and July 2021, contraceptive use averted 135 million unintended pregnancies, 28 million unsafe abortions, and 140,000 maternal deaths.   According to data obtained the Transition to FP2030 Measurement Report 2021, Latin America & the Caribbean has the highest rate of...
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NLNG,RSUTH Seal New Infectious Diseases Unit MoU

NLNG,RSUTH Seal New Infectious Diseases Unit MoU

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) for the provision of a multi-million-naira Infectious Diseases Unit to support healthcare delivery in Rivers State.   At ...
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Lagos Nurses Begin Warning Strike Monday

Lagos Nurses Begin Warning Strike Monday

National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Lagos State chapter, will begin a three-day warning strike from Monday, January 10, 2022.  Addressing Journalists on Friday, Chairman of the Lagos State Council of ...
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Air Peace Partners Project Pink Blue On Cancer Management

Air Peace Partners Project Pink Blue On Cancer Management

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Air Peace has partnered with Project Pink Blue for its 2021 Upgrade Oncology Programme, an initiative for strengthening the capacity of cancer treatment through training in oncology in Nigeria.  A state...
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CBN Earmarks N200b For Healthcare Sector

CBN Earmarks N200b For Healthcare Sector

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Friday said the apex bank had earmarked N200 billion to support the healthcare sector as part of measures to drive the recovery of Nigeria’s economy.  Emefiele said this at the...
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165 Benefit From Taiwo Afolabi Free Medical Outreach

165 Benefit From Taiwo Afolabi Free Medical Outreach

A total of 165 persons have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the annual Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach which was held at the popular Gbagi market in Ibadan. The beneficiaries were majorly traders at the market.   ...
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NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

The outgoing Director-General,  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has challenged the media to carry out more advocacy roles as part of measures to curtail the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Speaking on Thursday in Lagos at ...
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Lagos, Edo Top List As Nigeria Records 210 New COVID-19 Cases

Lagos, Edo Top List As Nigeria Records 210 New COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded two more COVID-19-related deaths with 210 additional cases in the last 24 hours.  NCDC, in its latest update on Sunday morning, explained that the cases were reported in 12 states and the...
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NAFDAC To Tackle Use Of Azo-dyes In Palm Oil

NAFDAC To Tackle Use Of Azo-dyes In Palm Oil

The National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)  says measures are in place to sensitise Nigerians on some major public health challenges.  According to it, some of the various infractions that impact negatively on public health and...
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Nigeria Reports 65,145 Suspected Cholera Cases,  2141 Deaths

Nigeria Reports 65,145 Suspected Cholera Cases, 2141 Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced a total 65,145 suspected cases of cholera, including 2,141 deaths, representing a Case Fatality Rate (CFR) of  3.3 percent reported from 23 states and the FCT, as at Sept. 2, 2021.&nbsp...
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Nigeria Records 665 New Cases Of Covid-19, Eight Deaths

Nigeria Records 665 New Cases Of Covid-19, Eight Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 665 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths across the country. According to NCDC, the new cases were reported from 13 states- Lagos (369), Anambra (68), Oyo (63), Akwa Ibom (48),...
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Presidency Donates Intensive Care Ambulance To LASUTH

Presidency Donates Intensive Care Ambulance To LASUTH

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has received an Intensive Care Ambulance from the Office of Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).    LASUTH explained that gesture was facil...
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Nigeria Records 566 New Covid-19 Cases, 11 Deaths

Nigeria Records 566 New Covid-19 Cases, 11 Deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday reported 566 additional COVID-19 infections due to a surge in the spread of the Delta variant in the country.  The NCDC, which made this known via its website on Friday Morning,...
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COVID-19: 14 NYSC Members Test Positive

COVID-19: 14 NYSC Members Test Positive

The Sokoto State Commissioner for Health, Dr Ali Inname, disclosed on Tuesday that 14 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have been confirmed positive with COVID-19 in the state.   Briefing Journalists, he said the infected members were det...
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