The largest global infection-sensitization organization, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, on Thursday, said the number of Sexually Transmitted Diseases among Nigerian youths between the age of 15-24 years is fast increasing. The foundation made this claim while commemorating 2023 International Condom Day tagged, “Be Always in Fashion with AHF Nigeria” where it encouraged the youths to always […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has confirmed the death of thirty seven persons from Lassa fever in the first three weeks of this year. In its Lassa Fever Situation Report published today, the centre noted that the number of deaths represents fifteen point one percent of the two hundred and forty […]

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to improving primary health care delivery for the average people in the state. This, he said, would be achieved through the new intervention programme, the Immunization Plus and Malaria Process by Accelerating and Transparency. IMPACT is funded by the World Bank after the state […]

Kwara State Government has secured N887.8 million from World Bank funding to support infrastructure upgrade of primary healthcare facility in each of the 193 wards of the State. The support is connected to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s constant payment of counterpart funds for different healthcare services, it was gathered. Royal Times reports that the Governor is […]

Following anxiety over the state of health of governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu, the state government, has declared that there was no cause for alarm. There has been growing anxiety over the governor’s health across the state. But the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, in a statement issued in Akure, the state capital, […]

Joseph EMERIBE Animal skin, which is popularly called ponmo, is a must-find delicacy in the pots of an average Nigerian living mostly on this side (south-west Nigeria and some part of the North) of the Niger. As many find it a worthy complement to peppered stew. As a trader in ponmo, how can you describe […]

The Nigeria Police Force, Edo Command have commenced forensic investigation into the recent discovery of over twenty Dead bodies discovered in a Shrine at Asoro area of Ekenwan Road, Benin City.   It is recalled that the police uncovered a shrine in a building along Asoro slope, off Ekenhuan road, in Uzebu quarters, Benin where twenty mummified […]

The Federal Government has pleaded with Health Officials to remain in the country and avoid moving abroad. The Government also reiterated its assurance that measures are being deployed to address the brain drain in Nigeria.   Speaking with newsmen, the Minister of State for Health, Joseph Ekumankama admitted that the mass relocation of health personnel […]

The Federal Government has reportedly commenced discussions with the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors NARD over the demands of the doctors. According to the Publicity Secretary of NARD, Dr. Yusuf Alfa, the doctors are asking the Federal Government to expedite action on the payment of the newly reviewed Medical Residency Training Fund to enable its […]

As the Al-Hikmah University today inducted seventeen of her graduates as members and fellows of the African institute of public health professionals, an appeal has gone to public health practitioners to concentrate on the health management and wellbeing of aging people in the society. The Director centre for wellness and creative art therapy, Kwara state University, Malete , […]

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