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NTDs: Nigeria ranks 17 in mass treatment coverage index

66.6 million people received treatment in 2016 A scorecard by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) showed that Nigeria had mass treatment coverage index of 48 per cent for Neglected

Family Planning: AAFP rallies stakeholders towards achieving 2020 goals

ABUJA – The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), has said it would ensure Nigeria makes significant contributions to global push in helping additional 120 women of reproductive

Orange, Gavi, Côte d’Ivoire join forces to boost child immunisation

Digital Network operator, Orange, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance  are set enter into a partnership with the Côte d’Ivoire Ministry of Health to increase immunisation rates in the regions and

Stakeholders raise concerns over roadside gas filling by vendors

It is illegal, govt says ABUJA – The Federal Government of Nigeria and other stakeholders working on the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), have raised concerns over filling of

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GLOBALHealthPR Partners F/NE, South Africa’s Leading Independent Health Communications Consultancy

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – GLOBALHealthPR, the largest independent health and science communications agency partnership worldwide, has announced its partnership with Johannesburg-based Consultancy firm,  F/NE to its rapidly expanding global network.

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Ordeal of child delivery in Abuja community without water, hospital

Mother of triplets narrates experience   ABUJA – To say life has been very difficult for Gloria Ndoka and her family is an understatement. Things have been made worse for

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16 die of Lassa fever in 3 weeks – FG

16 persons in Nigeria have died of Lassa fever disease between January 1 and 21, 2018, Federal Government said on Wednesday. In a statement made available to Nigeria Health Online

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FG/May&Baker set for local vaccines production

Minister inaugurates Board of production company  The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, formally kicked off local vaccines production in Nigeria, following  the inauguration of the Board of Directors of

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Refuse dumps take over Lagos

Some residents of Lawanson and Mushin area of Lagos State are groaning over the continued accumulation of refuse heaps in the areas. The residents, who spoke to the News Agency

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Menstrual cups spark interest in Malawi

LILONGWE, Malawi – Prisca Gama, 22, and Given Mwira, 26, remember first trying the menstrual cup in November 2016. The women, both fourth-year students at Mzuzu University in northern Malawi,

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Lassa fever hits Ebonyi State

… 2 doctors, 1 patient dead The Nigeria  Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in Ebonyi State. The centre also confirmed  the death of two

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You are promoting misdiagnosis – AMLSN tells FG

The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, AMLSN, has attributed cases of wrong diagnosis across public and private hospitals in the country  to the the failure of Nigerian government

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Henrietta Fore becomes new UNICEF Executive Director

Henrietta Fore has assumed office on January 1 as UNICEF’s seventh Executive Director.  Ms. Fore brings to the role more than four decades of private and public sector leadership experience. “I am

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WHO prequalifies breakthrough vaccine for typhoid

The World Health Organization (WHO) has  prequalified the first conjugate vaccine for typhoid, Bharat Biotech’s Typbar-TCV®. Typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCVs) are innovative products that have longer-lasting immunity than older vaccines,

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Probe of suspended NHIS boss: Cabal moves to frustrate EFCC, ICPC

We’ll do our job, EFCC says ABUJA – Top officials in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari who are piqued by the suspension of Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme,

Welcome to 2018: Over 20,000 babies will be born today, UNICEF says

Urges  nations around the world to ensure newborns survive first days of life Nigeria will witness the birth of over 20,000 newborns today, January 1, 2018, as people of the country join the rest of

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