Health

THE CONDITION OF ELEPE PRIMARY HEALTH CENTER IN IKORODU.

By Oladeji Ogunsola-Lagos Lagos state government created primary health centers, in other to provide a healthy system, which focuses on the overall health of the population, rather than just the treatment of diseases. Some primary health centers in Ikorodu are up to the required standard of a good health facility, while some are in a …

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Bird flu hits Kano, Kaduna, Benue, four other states

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger states have reported confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1, also called Bird flu. NCDC Director General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, announced this in an interview with Newmen in Abuja, while giving highlights of the epidemiological situation …

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Kwara, Ondo, Benue Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

The distribution of doses of COVID-19 vaccines continues across the country as Kwara, Ondo, and Benue State took delivery of the vaccines on Tuesday evening. The Executive Secretary of the Kwara State Primary Health Services, Nusirat Elelu took delivery of the vaccines on behalf of the state government. He assured that the front-line health workers …

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COVID-19: FG ORDERS 10 MILLION DOSES OF VACCINES, EXTENDS EASED LOCKDOWN BY 1 MONTH

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA The Federal Government said it has placed an order for 10 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines, ALSO regretting that the 100, 000 doses it was earlier scheduled to receive this month was no longer feasible. The federal government also explaining that the 100, 000 doses would be received next month, meanwhile government …

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COVID 19: CMA REGRETS THE DEATH OF DOCTORS,HEALTH CARE WORKERS

The Commonwealth Medical Association on Thursday expressed regrets over the death of healthcare workers and other citizens to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The organisation, therefore, called on the Federal Government to make greater commitments to the safety of health workers in Nigeria. The CMA called on the National Medical Associations to “specifically demand the development …

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We Can Find COVID-19 Cure – Chairman Herbal Remedies Committee

Daniel Ojukwu Chairman of the Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 Herbal Remedies and Natural Compounds, Prof. Motso Onuoha, has expressed optimism at Nigeria’s chances of finding a cure for the COVID-19 pandemic. Onuoha, who is also the President of the Nigerian Academy of Science, said this during the inauguration of the committee in Abuja on Monday. …

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FG Assembles Team To Discover COVID-19 Herbal Remedies

Daniel Ojukwu The Federal Government has today, inaugurated a Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 Herbal Remedies and Natural Compounds in a bid to find a cure for the Coronavirus pandemic. During its inauguration, held at the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, said there was a …

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The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria is working to reduce chronic Hepatitis B virus (HBV) to less than two per cent in children under five years by the end of 2020.

Ehanire spoke on Tuesday at the World Health Organisation (WHO) virtual high-level commemoration of World Hepatitis Day and launch of the guidelines for the prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis B. World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis — a group of infectious diseases knownas Hepatitis …

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