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Childbirth

How Tradition Makes Child Birth A Torture

Posted: Aug 24, 2016 at 7:19 pm   /   Health, Uncategorized

CHIOMA UMEHA I started leaking urine two years ago, that is why I came here.  I was in labour in my […]

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Childbirth

How Tradition Makes Childbirth A Torture

Posted: Aug 24, 2016 at 6:36 pm   /   Health

CHIOMA UMEHA Lagos-started leaking urine two years ago, that is why I came here.  I was in labour in my […]

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Polio

The Sad Twist Of Nigeria’s Fight Against Polio

Posted: Aug 22, 2016 at 6:13 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeh Lagos-Nigeria had looked forward to be polio-free by 2017, along with the rest of Africa, after the country […]

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Family Planning

Family Planning Does Not Make A Woman Promiscuous – Haastrup

Posted: Aug 22, 2016 at 6:02 pm   /   Health

Adewale Haastrup is the Programme Officer of the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI). In this interview with CHIOMA UMEHA […]

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PHC

‘Southwest states, Others Tasked To Roll Out PHC Implementation Plans’

Posted: Aug 22, 2016 at 4:51 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-To ensure proper implementation of a functional primary Health care (PHC) per ward, all states have been urged […]

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Experts

Experts Decry Shortage Of Fistula Surgeons In Nigeria

Posted: Aug 22, 2016 at 2:29 pm   /   Health, Uncategorized

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Experts have decried acute shortage of fistula surgeons in Nigeria, noting that with a population of 170 million, […]

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Couples

Couples, Experts Brainstorm On Acupuncture, Endoscopy And IVF Success

Posted: Aug 21, 2016 at 7:27 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Many couples start out their family lives with the hope of raising beautiful children as a natural life […]

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Avocado

Why You Should Eat More Avocado

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 6:30 pm   /   Health

What, exactly, is so healthy about avocados? Here are some of the benefits which have been confirmed by studies and […]

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NIQS

FG Commends NIQS For Its Partnership On PHCs Project

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 6:17 pm   /   Health

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has commended members of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) for their […]

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Amosun

Ogun Harps On Exclusive Breast Feeding

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 6:07 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Ogun State government has charged stakeholders in the health sector across the state to intensify efforts at promoting […]

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Imunization

Non-release Of N12.8b Immunization Fund: Over 7.2m Children At Risk

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 6:03 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-The lives of over 7.2 million Nigerian Children are on the line following the refusal of the Minister […]

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Drugs

Court Remands Two Fake Drugs Dealers In Prison

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 5:54 pm   /   Health

  Chioma Umeha Lagos-The federal government has arraigned two alleged fake drugs dealers at a Federal High Court sitting in […]

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Exclusive Breastfeeding

Only 28% Of Lagos Mothers Practice Exclusive Breastfeeding –LASG

Posted: Aug 9, 2016 at 6:46 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-With 72 per cent of Lagos mothers engaging in exclusive breastfeeding, only 28 percent of mothers in the […]

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Ultrasound

Ultrasound Can Treat High Blood Pressure – Study

Posted: Aug 4, 2016 at 8:56 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Ultrasound could become a new way to treat high blood pressure, a new study shows. About 70 million […]

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Maltina, Buhari

FG Re-launches Jonathan’s Saving One Million Lives Scheme

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

Chioma Umeha Lagos-The Federal Government has launched the Programme for Results (PforR) to support the Saving One Million Lives (SOML) […]

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Mission

HIV/AIDS: U.S. Mission, Others Launch US$1m Programme to Support Families

Posted: Aug 4, 2016 at 8:41 pm   /   Health

U.S. Consul General, F. John Bray and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director for Nigeria, Michael Harvey […]

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Aid Resumes Work In Northeast Despite Attack On Humanitarian Convoy – UNICEF

Posted: Aug 4, 2016 at 8:27 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) will continue to provide assistance to millions of conflict-affected children in […]

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inflammation

‘Regular Nut Consumption Linked To Inflammation Reduction’

Posted: Aug 4, 2016 at 8:15 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes are made worse by inflammation, however, researchers  have […]

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Infections

New Antibiotic Found In Nose Can Treat Deadly Infections

Posted: Aug 4, 2016 at 8:07 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-It’s not often that something really useful comes out of your nose. Yet German scientists credit bacteria in […]

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LASUTH

LASUTH Records Another Breakthrough In Kidney Transplant

Posted: Aug 3, 2016 at 2:08 pm   /   Health

 Chioma Umeha Lagos-The Chief Medical Director of Lagos State University Teaching Hospitaal (LASUTH) Prof. Wale Oke, yesterday, announced another breakthrough […]

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Health Workers Demand Urgent Reconstitution Of FMOH Leadership

Posted: Aug 3, 2016 at 2:03 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Health workers under the auspices of  has urged  President Mohammed Buhari to urgently reconstitute the leadership of the […]

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Fidson, UNICEF, BREAST FEEDING

Fidson Supports Breastfeeding as Key to Child’s Healthy Growth

Posted: Aug 3, 2016 at 1:56 pm   /   Health

Fidson Healthcare Plc has reiterated its support for breastfeeding as the best source of nourishment for infants and young children, […]

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis B Is Transmitted Via Body Fluids, Sexual Contact

Posted: Aug 3, 2016 at 1:42 pm   /   Health

•Many Unware – Researchers Chioma Umeha Lagos-Increased public awareness on Hepatitis B is critical to eliminating the disease, Prof. Innocent […]

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Dysfunction

Cure For Sexual Dysfunction, Arthritis Found In Patient’s Body – Ikudayisi

Posted: Aug 3, 2016 at 1:32 pm   /   Health

David Ikudayisi of Glory Wellness and Regenerative Centre, United States and Lagos tells CHIOMA UMEHA on how regenerative medicine – […]

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WAMCO

WAMCO Donates Bus, Equipment To Students With Special Needs

Posted: Jul 27, 2016 at 3:07 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-One of the leading dairy companies, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria donated a van, an industrial oven and cartons of […]

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