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Cholera: UNICEF Tasks Communities To Communicate, Promote Hygiene Practices

Cholera: UNICEF Tasks Communities To Communicate, Promote Hygiene Practices

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on community and Local Government leaders to leverage on communication channels in creating awareness about the outbreak of cholera in Lagos State. Chief of UNICEF Lagos Field…

Colourless Colours of Cholera

Colourless Colours of Cholera

The Scene It was the gathering of ‘Saints’, the ‘Saints’ of the Healthcare industry. Healthcare practitioners in Kenya had gathered for a Conference in June 2017 to seek ways to improve their profession just like…

Let’s Strengthen Our Unity To End Child Labour In Nigeria – ILO Country Director

Let’s Strengthen Our Unity To End Child Labour In Nigeria – ILO Country Director

As the world observed the World Day Against Child Labour, the Director of ILO Abuja Country Office for Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria, and Liaison office for the ECOWAS, Ms Vanessa Phala, has urged all…

U.S. CDC Commissions Molecular Lab In Benue

U.S. CDC Commissions Molecular Lab In Benue

Acting Country Director of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC), Suzanne Theroux and the Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia have commissioned the newly renovated molecular laboratory at Federal Medical Centre…

Cholera Outbreak: NCDC Reports 30 Deaths, Warns Against Contaminated Water, Food Sources

Cholera Outbreak: NCDC Reports 30 Deaths, Warns Against Contaminated Water, Food Sources

As the rainy season intensifies, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has raised concerns over the increasing cases of.cholera which has claimed 30 lives. A statement signed by the Director General of…

NIMR Reaches Over 1.4m Under 5 Children With Azithromycin Treatment

NIMR Reaches Over 1.4m Under 5 Children With Azithromycin Treatment

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has announced a significant achievement in its Safety and Antimicrobial Resistance of Mass Administration of Azithromycin (SARMAAN) project, saying about 1.4 million children under the age of five…

Alcohol-based Mouthwash May Lead To Gum Disease, Cancers

Alcohol-based Mouthwash May Lead To Gum Disease, Cancers

Researchers in Belgium have reported that alcohol-based mouthwash may contribute to different levels of oral bacterial populations that could increase the risk of certain gum diseases and cancers. These are the findings of a study…

Partners At UNFPA- UNICEF Forum Advocate End To FGM By 2030

Partners At UNFPA- UNICEF Forum Advocate End To FGM By 2030

Partners have reiterated the urgent need to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by 2030 through concerted efforts at national, regional and global levels. These were part of recommendations during the opening day of the annual…

Cholera Outbreak: Lagos Records Five Deaths, 60 Hospital Admissions 

Cholera Outbreak: Lagos Records Five Deaths, 60 Hospital Admissions 

…calls for precautionary measures To this end, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has disclosed that cases of severe gastroenteritis arising from cholera, have been reported in communities around Eti Osa, Lagos…

NAFDAC Arraigns Three Suspects Over Falsified Drugs

NAFDAC Arraigns Three Suspects Over Falsified Drugs

…says they could face 15-year imprisonment The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arraigned three persons suspected of producing several substandard and falsified medicines before a Kano High Court. The…