Health

Save a Future Project: 200 Kwara Female-Students Benefit from HEY SISSY Pad

Save a Future Project: 200 Kwara Female-Students Benefit from HEY SISSY Pad

About 200 sanitary pads have been donated to the female-students of Government Day Junior Secondary School, Danialu, Ilorin, Kawara State by HEY SISSY. HEY SISSY is an initiative of Kwara State-born Taiye Adesewa Oyinloye who is the Lead Coach and Founder of the organization. Adesewa who spoke through the Kwara State Coordinator of HEY SISSY…

US-Based Nigerian Philanthropist, Celebrates Taraba Health Commissioner’s Vision, Achievements

US-Based Nigerian Philanthropist, Celebrates Taraba Health Commissioner’s Vision, Achievements

International philanthropist and business tycoon, Chief Dr Magdalene Nwaka Agada, has described the Taraba State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Bodia Gbansheya Buma, as a visionary medical expert and astute administrator deserving of being celebrated. “I, therefore, gladly join Dr Buma’s family and multitude of friends across the world in celebrating him on the occasion of…

KWSG Sensitises Ganmo Community on Indiscriminate Dumping of Refuse, Road Encroachment

KWSG Sensitises Ganmo Community on Indiscriminate Dumping of Refuse, Road Encroachment

  In a bid to stop incessant encroachments of roads by marketers, as well as indiscriminate dumping of refuse, the Kwara State Government has again embarked on sensitisation and advocacy to Ganmo community, in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, to ensure healthy living of the people. In a statement signed by the Press…

FG Set to Increase Health Budget Allocation to 10%

FG Set to Increase Health Budget Allocation to 10%

The Federal Government on Tuesday said the country’s health budget allocation would be increased to 10 per cent. Dr Salma Anas, the Special Adviser to the president on Health, disclosed this during the Gate field 2023 Health Summit in Abuja. Anas highlighted the commitment of President Bola Tinubu’s administration towards strengthening the healthcare systems, improving…

Akwa Ibom Ranks Nigeria’s Cleanest State – Report

Akwa Ibom Ranks Nigeria’s Cleanest State – Report

  Ebonyi Comes Second By Shuaibu Shehu, Abuja  Akwa Ibom State has again ranked first as the cleanest state in Nigeria while Ebonyi state come second, the study also noted  that less than three states scored above 40 per cent when compared to 2021 where three states, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi and Bauchi states scored above…

World Diabetes Day (WDD): Over 10m Nigerians have diabetes, kills more than COVID-19, cancer

World Diabetes Day (WDD): Over 10m Nigerians have diabetes, kills more than COVID-19, cancer

• Condition major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke, lower limb amputation says EMSON • Fasanmade: There are only 150 endocrinologists to over 220 million Nigerians • Physical exercise restores the brain’s insulin sensitivity and may protect against type 2 diabetes • Stakeholders seek clarity on the implementation of the sugar tax As Nigerians…

Measles: Bauchi govt targets 1 million children for vaccination

Measles: Bauchi govt targets 1 million children for vaccination

Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency says it will commence a statewide measles campaign targeting no fewer than one million children under five years in 20 Local Government Area Councils of the state. The State Health Educator in the agency, Mr Ridadu Mohammed, stated this in Bauchi on Monday. He said that the exercise would…

“Bello Care” Is Good for All, Says Dr. Emmanuel Jonah

“Bello Care” Is Good for All, Says Dr. Emmanuel Jonah

Doctor Emmanuel Jonah is the Secretary of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Kogi State Chapter. In this interview with our correspondent in the state, Abdul Alli, he bears his mind on various health interventions initiated by the Yahaya Bello-led administration in respect of the 31st  Anniversary Celebration of the state. Excerpts: Kogi of recent celebrated her…

Absence of vaccine heightens fear of monkeypox

Absence of vaccine heightens fear of monkeypox

• Nigeria confirms 24 new cases, four deaths • Nigerian deported from Cambodia after recovering from virus • Be ready for monkeypox outbreak in villages, FG tells health officers • Africa CDC, WHO experts lament vaccine, global health inequality • New virus discovered, infects dozens in China three years after COVID-19 • U.S. supports Nigeria’s…

Nigeria’s slow, tedious road to herbal medicine development

Nigeria’s slow, tedious road to herbal medicine development

• NAFDAC’s insistence on clinical trials for traditional medicines before approval divides researchers • Herbal medicine regulation deserves separate, independent agency, say practitioners The lack of encouragement for local herbal cures and remedies for diseases by the Federal Government (FG) and its agencies, especially the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has…

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com