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Polio immnization

Kaduna Targets 3m Children For Polio Immunization

Posted: Sep 21, 2016 at 8:50 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. The Kaduna State Government has urged parents to present their children under the age of five for […]

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infertility; pregnant

Why A Woman Cannot Become Pregnant Within One Year

Posted: Sep 21, 2016 at 7:55 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. Infertility refers to an inability to conceive after having regular unprotected sex. Infertility can also refer to […]

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family planning

Dearth Of Family Planning Funds Is Killing Women, Children

Posted: Sep 21, 2016 at 7:50 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. The Rockview Hotel Royale, Abuja, was filled to capacity as health experts and stakeholders across the country […]

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Malaria

Malaria: 70% Of Under-Five Lack Access To Treatment

Posted: Sep 21, 2016 at 3:32 pm   /   Health

Dr. Godwin Ntadom is Head of Case Management Branch, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP). In this interview with CHIOMA UMEHA, […]

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Gombe, Polio

Make $181m Available For Immunization – NIFT Tells FG

Posted: Sep 21, 2016 at 2:42 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. LAGOS – National Immunization Financing Task Team (NIFT) advocacy committee members have called on the Federal Government […]

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Immunsation

Katsina Commences Immunisation Of Children

Posted: Sep 19, 2016 at 2:02 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. LAGOS – The Katsina State Government says it is ready to conduct four rounds of polio immunisation […]

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Malaria

African Leaders Provide 659m Mosquito Nets For Malaria Prevention

Posted: Sep 19, 2016 at 1:23 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha.  The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), a coalition of 49 African Heads of State and Government, said […]

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Malaria

Malaria In Pregnancy Denies Unborn Baby Nutrients

Posted: Sep 19, 2016 at 12:47 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha.  LAGOS – Experts have decried the impact of Malaria during pregnancy noting that parasite denies the fetus nutrients […]

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Non Communicable Diseases

Lagos Tackles Non Communicable Diseases

Posted: Sep 19, 2016 at 12:35 pm   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha.  LAGOS – Globally, Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of functionary impairment and death. These […]

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medical tourism

Medical Tourism: Doctors to Showcase Medical Services Available in Nigeria

Posted: Sep 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm   /   Health

The Federal Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners […]

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diabetes

Whole grains, Carrots, Beans, Others Prevent Diabetes

Posted: Sep 16, 2016 at 11:59 am   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha.   There were more than 1.56 million cases of diabetes in Nigeria in 2015, according to Central […]

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PHC

States Must Establish One Functional Primary Health Care Per Ward – Group

Posted: Sep 16, 2016 at 1:44 am   /   Health

States have been urged to establish State Primary Health Care Development Board (SPHCDB) and make it fully functional in line […]

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HIV-free

We Envisage HIV- Free Lagos In Less Than Four Years – Temowo

Posted: Sep 15, 2016 at 8:20 pm   /   Health

Dr Oluseyi Temowo is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lagos State AIDS Control Agency(LSACA). Temowo who was the Chief Physician […]

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baby sex; genetics

You Can Choose The Sex Of Your Baby

Posted: Sep 15, 2016 at 8:00 pm   /   Health

Sex selection – enabling couples select the sex of their children – has been described as an important aspect of […]

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Francis Umoh

Nigeria Must Reduce Infection In Adolescents To Be HIV Free – Umoh

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 at 5:23 pm   /   Health

Francis Umoh, Programme Manager, Positive Action for Treatment Access (PATA), Lagos who was in charge of a two-week national mentorship […]

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Nigeria Academy Of Pharmacy Induction

Nigeria Academy Of Pharmacy To Induct Six

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 at 5:17 pm   /   Health

The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy is now in the final stages, preparatory to the investiture of six distinguished professionals into […]

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Skin Care

New Skin Care Products Debut In Nigeria

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 at 5:09 pm   /   Health

In its pursuit to help the womenfolk achieve perfection in skin care, Ardent World Inc. (AWI), a renowned global cosmetics […]

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malnutrition

Nigeria Has 10% Of World’s HIV Infected Adolescents – UNICEF

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 at 5:02 pm   /   Health

Worried about the spate of HIV infection among them, Nigerian Adolescents Living With HIV (ALWH) has called on government to […]

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NEMA

Flood: Volunteer Workers Get Search And Rescue Training

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 at 3:19 am   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. LAGOS – At least 170 persons have received training in search and rescue operations, as part of […]

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Isaac Adewole, Rapid Result Initiative; WAI

Firm Donates Vehicle To WAI Brigade

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 at 2:41 am   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. LAGOS – As part of activities to mark its Silver jubilee, a company, Pharmatex Industries, has donated […]

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fibroid

Potential Effects Of Fibroids

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 at 1:41 am   /   Health

By Chioma Umeha. On Pregnancy Fibroids may be associated with infertility They may cause abortion and preterm labour They may […]

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HIV; HIV-free

Nigeria Must Reduce Infection In Adolescents To Be HIV-free – Umoh

Posted: Sep 7, 2016 at 2:47 pm   /   Health

Mr. Francis Umoh is the Programme Manager, Positive Action for Treatment Access (PATA), Lagos who was in charge of a two-week national […]

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HIV

Ambode’s Wife Pledges Support For Adolescents Living With HIV

Posted: Sep 4, 2016 at 9:37 pm   /   Health

The wife of the Lagos State governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode has expressed concern over adolescents living with HIV in the […]

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dairy development

FG, WAMCO Renew MOU On Dairy Development Programme

Posted: Sep 4, 2016 at 9:03 pm   /   Health

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) and one of the country’s leading dairy companies, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of […]

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lassa fever

NCDC Confirms Lassa Fever Spread To Four States, One Death

Posted: Sep 4, 2016 at 8:50 pm   /   Health

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed five more cases of Lassa fever across four states in the […]

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