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Groups call for timely release of Lagos Family Planning budget

Barrister Ayo Adebusoye (standing) making his presentation The Development Communications Network, (DEVCOMS) in collaboration with Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiatives (NURHI) has called on the Lagos state government to urgently

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200 benefits as Lagos conducts free eye surgery

No fewer than 200 people have benefitted from the latest phase of the Lagos State Government sponsored Free Eye Surgery Outreach programme; a programme aimed at improving the quality of

No one should die as a result of Malaria – Health Minister

Prof. Adewole As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark the World Malaria Day, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says no Nigeran should die as a

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Lagos begins polio campaign

Dr. Onanuga vaccinating a baby The Lagos State Government will on Friday, 27th April 2018 commence the implementation of 4-day campaign against Poliomyelitis (National Immunization Plus Days) in all Primary

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Be tested first before receiving malaria treatment, experts task Nigerians

As the world mark the World Malaria Day today, April 25, Nigerians have been charged to demand for a test result before accepting to take an anti-malaria drug prescribed for

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WACDI commences second medical outreach

War against Chronic Disease Initiative 2.0 (WACDI) a new non-governmental organization based in Lagos will, on Saturday, April 28, begin its second medical outreach at Ifako LGA with the theme:

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Dentists float Foundation

● Canvasses implementation of Oral Health Care Policy Worried by the low level of low oral health care awareness, dental practitioners across the country have set up a Dental Support

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Chevron receives award for sustained support for small businesses

General Manager, Nigerian Content Development, Ms. Anike Odunlami, receiving the award on behalf of Chevron companies in Nigeria Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture,  has received

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How unplanned births leave Nigerian women on the brink of death

While it is worrisome that many women in Nigeria become pregnant almost every year, what is more disturbing is the fact they carry these pregnancies between life and death –

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Are Women Better Doctors Than Men?

The enrollment of female into medical schools has been increasing over the years. Because of this, there has been a huge debate as to whether women are better doctors than

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Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine,  traditional medicine systems all over the world have applied

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Aisha Buhari urges private doctors to make their charges affordable

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called on the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) to make their medical fees affordable to enable

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WHO DG visits NCDC

The Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, currently on his first official visit to Nigeria, yesterday, April 10, paid a courtesy visit to the headquarters

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Why we shun antenatal care, Kaduna women speak

Women in Keke makeri community in Kaduna State, have attributed their poor attendance of antenatal care to lack of health facilities in their community. The women also decried lack of

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May & Baker grows full year profit by 75%

Nigeria’s oldest Pharmaceutical company, May & Baker Nigeria Plc. has recorded an impressive growth in its performance for 2017. According a press statement made available to Nigeria Health Online (NHO)

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Nigeria to host WHO leaders

Nigeria will this week host leaders of the World Health Organisation, an international health agency which has been working on various health interventions in the country. According to a press

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NHIS Council delists 23 Health Management Organisations

… Says only 1 out of 57 HMOs in Nigeria fit for accreditation ABUJA – The National Health Insurance Scheme Governing Council Thursday announced that it has delisted 23 Health

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Nigeria, EU, UNODC renew commitments against terrorism

…unfold new project Abuja – The ongoing fight against terrorism in Nigeria received a boost as the European Union unfolded a three-year funding plans commencing in April 2018. This was

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NGO urges NDLEA to intensify campaign against drug abuse

Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI) an NGO, has urged National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to intensify campaign against drug abuse in the country. Its President, Mr Ameh Zion, made