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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.
Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Kids

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Kids

Child Obesity and Lifestyle Diabetes is a fast growing scourge and following a few guidelines can combat that early on in kids.
The Best and Worst Foods for a Low-carb diet

The Best and Worst Foods for a Low-carb diet

All Carbs are not equal when going on a low carb diet, some are more friendly than others.
Doctor dispels fears over birth control pills

Doctor dispels fears over birth control pills

A general medical practitioner has said using birth control does not affect fetility.
Osun won $20m to boost healthcare system – FG

Osun won $20m to boost healthcare system – FG

The Federal Government says Osun State Government has won $20 million under the Save One Million Lives Initiative.