Posts From Juliet Umeh

Why diabetes mgt. in Nigeria needs urgent Govt. intervention, stakeholders speak

• NHO, in collaboration with Roche, holds 2018 WDD Media Round table Round Table Faculty (L-R): Accu-Chek Strategic Account Manager, Roche Products Limited Diabetes Care, Mrs Folasade Olufemi-Ajayi, Regional Sales

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Civil societies raise alarm on increased mother/child death in Nigeria

Every 12 minutes, Nigeria looses one woman to due to complications of pregnancy and this, according to WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA, resulted in the death of 58,000 women, in 2015

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NNPC/Chevron National Arts competition for secondary schools winners emerge

Education Minister canvases collaboration with corporate bodies The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has urged Nigerians to consistently coach children to think creatively in order to become champions while

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Psychiatric unit staff emerges 2018 LUTH best staff, receives N.25m

Mrs Lateef Ibijoke (3rd from right) receiving her special recognition award As part of efforts to encourage its staff, the board of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba,

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Enter ‘DiagnosMe.Africa’ online portal

• Now you can access medical tests at home Stack Diagnostics, a premium molecular diagnostics and personalised medicine company, has unveiled an online portal known as DiagnosMe.Africa  to enhance health

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Nurses must embrace professional core values – Idris

(L-R): Assistant Director of Nursing Services, Lagos State PHC Board, Mrs. Toyin Odukoya; Director Medical Administration, Training and Programmes, Ministry of Health, Dr. Funmilayo Shokunbi; Director of Nursing Services, Lagos

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Foundation advocates free cervical cancer screening, vaccination

Mrs Onasanya, centre, (Standing in white) with participants at the event A magazine publisher, Mrs Tewa Onasanya, has called on government to provide free screening and vaccination on cervical cancer

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Lagos pledges partnership with AGPMPN on primary health care

Gov. Ambode The Lagos State government has assured the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria, (AGPMPN), of its resolves to partner with the association in providing adequate

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WHO organises public-private mix summit on TB Control

• Collaborates with Federal Ministry of Health, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Stop TB Partnership Nigeria, Chevron and others   A National Summit on Public-Private Partnership for Tuberculosis (TB) Control

Corrupt society, bad influence on adolescence and youths – Experts

The high level of crime and other social vices in the country has been blamed on the corrupt environment. This observation was made by Iwalola Akin-Jimoh, Executive Director, Youth Empowerment

DG urges parents to watch their children Advises beach revelers to be mindful of turbulence ocean surge Urges motorists to cooperate with safety agencies The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA,

Africa requires prudent management to improve healthcare – Expert

Healthcare practitioners have been charged to exhibit managerial skills to be able to face daunting challenges confronting healthcare system in sub-Saharan Africa. Making this call during the opening ceremony of

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Expert restates how family planning curbs maternal mortality

 Participabts at the roundtable in a group photograph An Obstetrics Gynaecologist, Dr Olufunke Olamigoke has called for increased family planning uptake in order to decrease the rate of maternal mortality

More women go for Family Planning in Lagos, new statistics reveal

  The future is obviously looking bright for family planning uptake among women of reproductive age in Lagos State. Going by statistics made available to Nigeria Health Online, during a

Ikorodu residents cry for help over neglected PHC

• Centre offers only skeletal services • Lacks basic equipment and staff   The 36-year-old Olorunda PHC For the fifteen communities of Ikorodu North, Lagos State, access to quality health

Otedola Bridge fire: Lagos releases DNA result

• Health Commissioner says all victims’ samples were successfully matched with relatives’ The Lagos State government yesterday released the result of the DNA Forensic investigation on the victims of June

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Group suggests way to achieve Universal Health Coverage in Lagos

Barr. Adebusoye To achieve Universal Health Coverage for all Lagos State citizens, especially the very poor and vulnerable and make residents’ health a priority, two non-profit organizations, the Lagos State

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Ambode Advocates strategy to tackle maternal child mortality

• as Lagos Commences MNCH Week Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has lend her voice and support to the new Integrated, Maternal, Newborn and Child

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Be safety-conscious this rainy season, NEMA urges Nigerians

• Gives tips on emergency response  The National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria (NEMA) has warned Nigerians to be safety conscious and guard against the dangerous effects of the

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NPoPC decries early sex among Nigerian teenagers

Advocates formal education to ensure informed decision The Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission (NPopC) Barrister Abimbola Salu-Hundeyin recently expressed regrets about the high rate of premarital sex among Nigerian adolescents

Over 44,000 benefit from Lagos Free Medical Mission

• Hypertension, diabetes on increase Some beneficiaries at the programme No fewer than 44,000 residents of Ajeromi, Ifelodun, Ojo, Iba, Oto-Awori, Apapa, Iganmu, Lagos Mainland, Yaba, Ibeju-Lekki, Lekki, Oshodi, Isolo,

Lagos commences immunization of children against Polio

Targets over 4.8 million eligible children The second round of 2018 National Immunization Plus Days (NIPDs), polio vaccination campaign for children aged zero to 59 months will hold in Lagos

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Desist from drug abuse, Community Pharmacists urges students

The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), Lagos State branch, Tuesday advised youths to desist from engaging in illegal drugs activities or taking drugs without professional guidance. The pharmacists

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Health workers should provide FP services with evidence-based information – Dr. Sigbeku

Dr. Sigbeku The role of Health service providers has been identified as crucial when it comes to family planning uptake and women’s health in general. In this interview with JULIET

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HFN Seeks Collaboration with Public Health Sector

(L-R): Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, EchoScan Services Limited, Dr Ayodele Benson, President, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria, Clare Omotseye; Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Jide Idris and Country Director,