Health

Cholera outbreak: Abuja ATWAP Chairman tasks residents on hygiene By Ahiaba Douglas, Abuja

Cholera outbreak: Abuja ATWAP Chairman tasks residents on hygiene In light of the escalating cholera outbreak affecting various parts of Nigeria, Chairman of the Association of Table Water Producers (ATWAP) Abuja Chapter, Hon. Muhammed Okpanachi Akwuh, has issued a heartfelt plea to residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. With the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recently declaring …

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Nigerians Urge to Embrace healthy lifestyles. By Binta Haruna 

Nigerians Urge to Embrace healthy lifestyles. Nigerians have been urged to embrace healthy life styles to improve their physical health towards attaining centenary age. A Clinical Psychologist, Dr Adedotun S. Ajiboye gave the advice while delivering a talk, titled ” Your Health and Wellbeing” at a Webinar, held on Sunday. He said study has revealed that expectancy ratio for men …

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Osun State Government flags-off free Medical Surgery. By John Dike

Osun State Government, in collaboration with Amen Health Care and Empowerment Foundation, has flagged off free surgery for the residents of Ayedade/Irewole/Isokan Federal Constituency in the State. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary HealthCare, Dr. Michael Oyerinde, represented the Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke at event flag-off ceremony which took place at the State Specialist Hospital, …

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20 Killed As Strange Disease Hits Northern State

At least 20 students of some boarding public schools in Potiskum, Fika, and Fune local government areas of Yobe State have died from a suspected Meningitis outbreak. It was learnt that the deaths were recorded in Government Science Technical College, Government Girls Science Technical College, and Federal Government Girls College, all in Potiskum LG. A source in the town told …

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Rivers Gov, Fubara, assures residents of quality healthcare. By Geoffrey Egbe

Rivers Gov, Fubara, assures residents of quality healthcare Rivers State’s governor, His Excellency Sir Siminalayi Fubara, has stated that his administration is committed to providing high-quality medical care and social welfare to the people of Rivers State. Governor Fubara made this known while addressing Rivers people at the opening of two key health facilities in Port Harcourt. The health facilities …

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HPV: 3.9m vaccinated as FG targets 7.7m pre-teens. By Binta Haruna

The Federal Government has said that it will meet the 7.7m target of pre-teens to receive Human Papilloma Virus, HPV vaccination when the remaining three states launch their campaigns as 3.9 out of the total in 12 states have been vaccinated. The Executive Director/ CEO of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency NPHCDA, Dr Muyi Aina, in his presentation titled, …

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Rotary Club Brings Succour To Malaria Affected Persons In Niger Delta Region. By Chris Mark

The Rotary Club International of Maple Grove, Minnesota USA,in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Agege and Rotary Club of Ughell have partnered to bring succour to malaria affected persons in prone areas in the Niger Delta region. The innitiative commenced with communities and farm settlements in Patani Local Government Area of Delta State which are the most vulnerable due …

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Rep Dawodu Embarks On 5-Day Free Medical Outreach For Constituents In Oshodi. By Saheed badmus

Rep Dawodu Embarks On 5-Day Free Medical Outreach For Constituents In Oshodi Rep. Bashiru Dawodu (APC-Lagos) has begun a five-day medical outreach in Oshodi-Isolo Federal Constituency 1 of Lagos State, offering valuable healthcare services to hundreds of his constituents. Mr Salako Damilare, his adviser on media and publicity, said in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. Damilare said the outreach …

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NGOs screened 308 drivers, commuters for BP, Sugar level in Bayelsa. By Chris Mark

A nongovernmental organizations under the aegis of Eunice Nnachi Women Advocacy Foundation, ENWAf, in collaboration with Kiosate Boy Child Foundation, KBCF, yesterday screened over 308 patients for high blood pressure and sugar using drugs. The screening was conducted to identify patients with high blood pressure and sugar levels and provide them with appropriate treatment. The Founder/CEO ENWAF, Lady Eunice Nnachi …

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