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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...
Researchers Develop New Method to Rapidly, Reliably Monitor Sickle Cell Disease

Researchers Develop New Method to Rapidly, Reliably Monitor Sickle Cell Disease

Researchers have successfully developed a new reliable method of continuously monitoring sickle cell disease using a microfluidics-based electrical impedance sensor. This feat was achieved by researchers from Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer...
Lunacy, Crimes: NGO Advocates Drug Abuse Free Society

Lunacy, Crimes: NGO Advocates Drug Abuse Free Society

Dr. Amedu said those who commit suicide are aided by the use of drugs because it removes the fear and makes it easier for them.
Excessive Heat: Benue Govt Urges Residents to Go for Routine Immunization

Excessive Heat: Benue Govt Urges Residents to Go for Routine Immunization

Dr Eru said Gov. Samuel Ortom's re-election would bring turnaround opportunities in the state health sector.
COWLSO Donates Birthing Suites, Neo-Natal Incubators to Lagos Hospitals

COWLSO Donates Birthing Suites, Neo-Natal Incubators to Lagos Hospitals

The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) on Tuesday, donated 32 neo-natal incubators to 13 government hospitals, and six birthing suites to Lagos Island Maternity, Amuwo Maternal and Child Centre, as well...
Measles UNICEF, FG to Immunise 1.7m Children in Borno

Measles: UNICEF, FG to Immunise 1.7m Children in Borno

In spite of the availability of safe and effective vaccines, Nigeria accounts for the highest burden of measles globally, with 3.3 million children not immunised.

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