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UNFPA advise women to access Family Planning services

                The United Nations Population Fund has harped on the need for women to access safe and reliable Family Planning methods in Nigeria. While at the same time build a society where women are not second class citizen. The UNFPA Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, Eugene …

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FG approves new CEO for NHIS and NCDC

                  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of appointment of the Current Executive Secretary of NHIS, Prof Usman Yusuf, and approved the appointment of Professor Nasir Sambo as the new Executive Secretary. Following the recommendations of report by an Independent Fact …

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WHO Holds Workshop on Value for Money in Health Sector

                The World Health Organization has charged its staff to be strategic towards the attainment of Universal Health coverage in Nigeria so as to enable the country to attain the Sustainable Development goals. The WHO Country Director, Dr Clement Peter made the disclosure …

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Back To Life: A TB success story

  Alu Azege and Tristan Bayly Abdulfata Abdulsalami was a technician with the Nigerian Police Force, his job was to fix damaged police cars, something that required lots of energy and physical strength. As he was paid for every car he fixed, he repaired every car he could, and there …

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Where is Nigeria? CRC at 30

                Bukola Afeni Rasheed Abdulganiyu is a ten-year old boy who lives in Karu community, in Abuja. His younger brother fell sick, and the mother sent him to purchase drugs at the Pharmacy very close to the house. Unfortunately for Rasheed, on getting …

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WHO: Tobacco smoke kills over 165,000 children yearly

        Bukola Afeni The World Health Organization has stated that around 165, 000 children worldwide die before the age of 5 years because of lower respiratory infections caused by second-hand tobacco smoke. The WHO Regional Director, Dr Matshiditso Moeti made the disclosure in a statement to mark …

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UNICEF calls for an end to Female Genital Mutilation

            Bukola Afeni UNICEF Child Protection Specialist, Dennis Onoise has called for an end to every form of Female Genitation, especially among girls and women in the Nigeria. He said the issue of Female Genital Mutilation should be addressed by all the different state government. …

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FG takes measure to prevent maternal mortality

                  The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has launched the,Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance Response and Quality Equity Dignify (MPD4QED) to capture the data of mothers and babies around pregnancies and deliveries. The Director, Family Planning and Health, Dr. Adebimpe Adebiyi …

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Rotary International Donates USD 5,732,360.00 for Polio Eradications

Bukola Afeni The Rotary International has donated the sum of Five Million, Seven Hundred and Thirty-Two Thousand, Three Hundred and Sixty Dollar (USD 5,732,360) to continue the fight against polio in Nigeria. The donation was handed over to UNICEF Country Representative Nigeria Dr. Pernille Ironside. The Minister of Health, Prof. …

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