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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

Nigeria’s first cancer treatment centre takes off

ABUJA – Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, led other government functionaries to commission Nigeria’s first cancer treatment centre in Abuja on Friday December 1. The centre, equipped

Breaking: Health Ministry on fire

• Spokesperson8 says no damage recorded, fire successfully put off ABUJA – The building housing the Federal Ministry of Health at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja is currently on fire.

Only 20% of Nigerian PHCs functional, health facility survey reveals

  ABUJA – The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, revealed Tuesday that only 20 percent of health facilities in the country were functional. The minister made the revelation  at

FG launches health insurance package for Abuja disabled community

Says disabilities are not liabilities, but for development The Federal Government, through the National Health Insurance, NHIS, yesterday launched a community-based health insurance for disabled community, otherwise known as Disabled

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Day Abuja turned pink against cancer

By Kemi Yesufu All over the world, October is the breast cancer awareness month and the 5th day in the month is the Go Pink Day. Pink is the official

HIV: Only 50% of Nigerian patients on treatment – NACA

Only about 747,000 people living with HIV are currently receiving treatment in the country, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has revealed. This figure was released in