Drug Supply: Uzodimma Seeks Partnership With Austrian Medical Team

By Onyea├▒una Onyedikachi, Owerri Worried about the prevalence of fake and substandard drugs in Imo State and other parts of the country, Governor Hope Uzodimma has reached out to a team of medical experts in Austria on how they can

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Ebonyi Women Denounce Female Genital Mutilation; Laud UNICEF’s Intervention

From CHARLES ONYEKWERE, ABAKALIKI The people of Afikpo south local government area of Ebonyi state on Monday, resolved to end the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM). They lauded the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and other development agencies so

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Hospital Debuks Reports Of Illegal Operations

By Paul Effiong, Abuja The management of Acupuncture Therapy and Spa, Abuja has described as fake news and blatant lies reports making the round that their facility has been shut down after ICIR report and PHERMC visits. In a press

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Group Mentors Over 400 Bauchi Health Volunteers On Maternal, Infant Mortality

From Abdullahi Idris, Bauchi An NGO on Healthcare Development Outreach Projects in collaboration with Multi Intervention Development Initiatives has trained 400 Communities in Healthcare Volunteers on Maternal, Infant mortality and prevention of epidemic and communicable diseases to provide free healthcare

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Nigerian Researchers Submit COVID-19 Vaccine For Preclinical

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu Nigerian researchers engaged in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund-sponsored Vaccine Development Mega Research Project at Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, have successfully handed over the Covid-19 DNA vaccine candidate for preclinical trials in Nigeria. In a symbolic handover

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Coalition Of CSOs Urges Enugu Governorship Candidate To Prioritise WASH Services

From CHARLES ONYEKWERE Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) Enugu State, has urged all governorship candidates for elections to prioritise Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services. The coalition also called

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Ondo Records 106 Cases Of Lassa Fever, 8 Deaths

From Funso Ojo, Akure Ondo State has recorded 106 cases of Lassa Fever and eight deaths in the state this year. Prof. Francis Faduyile, Special Adviser to the governor on Health, made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in

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FCTA Pensioners To Enroll In Health Insurance Scheme

By Ismaila Jimoh, Abuja Arrangement are in top geared to ensure that pensioners within the Federal Capital Territory are register into the health insurance scheme of the nation’s capital. The permanent secretary FCTA, Adesola Olusade gave the directive to this

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Foundation Records 125,000 Successful Eyes Surgeries In Nigeria, 44,000 In Kebbi

From Haruna Aliyu Usman , Birnin Kebbi An international foundation with three operational base in Nigeria, Tulsi Chanrai Sight Givers has said that within the 20 years of its operations in the three states of Kebbi, Abuja and Calabar, it

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Diphtheria: NCDC Confirm 38 Deaths, Recorded 123 Cases

By Blessing Otobong-Gabriel Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, NCDC, has on Monday said diphtheria deaths has risen to 38 and recorded 123 Cases The agency said Kano State recorded 32 deaths; Yobe, 17 cases and three deaths, Lagos;

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