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Men, More Likely To End Lives Than Women, Says Neuropsychiatrist

Dr. Uchendu Onyedika, a Neuropsychiatrist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, says though more women tend to attempt suicide; men are however, more likely to succeed in ending their lives. Onyedika, who said this...
Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Tasks Parents On Children’s Mental Health

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Raises Hope Of Improved Access To Quality Healthcare

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Raises Hope Of Improved Access To Quality Healthcare

Wike Commends United States for Partnering Rivers State to Fight HIV/AIDS

Wike Commends United States for Partnering Rivers State to Fight HIV/AIDS

Stanbic IBTC promotes healthy living, wellness among employees Byline: Next Edition

Stanbic IBTC promotes healthy living, wellness among employees Byline: Next Edition

World Breastfeeding Week: WHO, UNICEF Tell Governments, Employers to Adopt Family-Friendly Policies

World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have called on governments and all employers to adopt family-friendly policies that would support breastfeeding. This was part of a statement issued by WHO...
Gbajabiamila Warns House Factional Leaders to Behave Amid Drama

Gbajabiamila Saves Health Sector From Imminent Strike of Resident Doctors

Following the intervention of Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has suspended its planned industrial action, scheduled to commence on Monday July 22, 2019.
Suspension Of RUGA: Anti Open Grazing Law Still in Force in Benue--- Tambaya

Ortom Flags Off 2019 National Immunization Plus Days In Benue

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has flagged off the 2019 National Immunisation Plus Days, NIPDs, in the state with a charge to the 23 caretaker committee chairmen to replicate same in their domains.
Botswana on High Alert for Ebola

Botswana on High Alert for Ebola

The country has intensified its public health emergency preparedness.
Ebola Outbreak in the DRC Declared Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Ebola Outbreak in the DRC Declared Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The Director-General of World Health Organisation, WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has declared the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern...
770,000 Deaths from HIV/AIDS Recorded Worldwide in 2018 – UNAIDS Report

770,000 Deaths from HIV/AIDS Recorded Worldwide in 2018 – UNAIDS Report

Globally, around 1.7 million people became newly infected with HIV in 2018.
Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Tasks Parents On Children’s Mental Health

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Tasks Parents On Children’s Mental Health

Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, wife of Lagos State governor, has urged parents and guardians to pay serious attention to the welfare and mental health of their children and wards, saying such was necessary to evolve...
Ebola: FAAN reassures Nigerians of adequate measures to prevent outbreak

Ebola: FAAN reassures Nigerians of adequate measures to prevent outbreak

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Thursday reassured Nigerians that adequate measures had been put in place at the nation’s airports to prevent Ebola outbreak in the country. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs,...
WHO Launches Viral Hepatitis Scorecard, Nigeria Lags Behind

WHO Launches Viral Hepatitis Scorecard, Nigeria Lags Behind

More than 71 million people are living with viral hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) in sub-Saharan Africa, and only 1 in 10 infants in Africa receives the Hepatitis B vaccine at...

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