FG gives free cancer screening vouchers to 30 persons

FG gives free cancer screening vouchers to 30 persons

The Federal Ministry of Health in support of National Orientation Agency (NOA) Health week programme has given free cancer screening vouchers to 30 persons. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this is to encourage the agency in its...<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --> <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings belo...
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Take fresh vegetables, fruits to stay healthy, NYSC Coordinator tells rural dwellers

Take fresh vegetables, fruits to stay healthy, NYSC Coordinator tells rural dwellers

The Ekiti State Coordinator for the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), Mrs Nwano Ukagha, has urged rural dwellers to feed more on fresh vegetables and fruits in order to stay healthy. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ukagha...<!-- AddThis Advan...
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Over 1.2 million preventable adolescent deaths recorded annually – WHO

Over 1.2 million preventable adolescent deaths recorded annually – WHO

More than 1.2 million adolescents across the world die annually of mainly preventable causes including road traffic injuries, lower respiratory infections and suicide, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported on Tuesday . With more than two thirds of recor...
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No woman should die during childbirth – Osotimehin

No woman should die during childbirth – Osotimehin

Babatunde Osotimehin, UN Under-Secretary-General and the Executive Director of UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has said that it is no longer acceptable for a woman to die during childbirth. Osotimehin said this in an interview with a correspondent of the News...<!-...
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Minister rallies support for IDPs

Minister rallies support for IDPs

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hajia Kadijah Abba-Ibrahim,   on Tuesday called for greater assistance for the thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North East. Abba-Ibrahim made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Niger...
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Buhari deploys medical experts to Abuja IDPs camp

Buhari deploys medical experts to Abuja IDPs camp

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Buhari’s foreign medical trip calls for upgrade of Nigeria’s healthcare CSO

Buhari’s foreign medical trip calls for upgrade of Nigeria’s healthcare CSO

Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, Chairman, Partner for Electoral Reform, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), said President Muhammadu Buhari’s foreign medical vacation was an indication of Nigeria’s poor healthcare situation. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in A...
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Medical Follow-Up: Senate receives Buhari’s letter

Medical Follow-Up: Senate receives Buhari’s letter

President Muhammadu Buhari The Senate on Tuesday confirmed receipt of President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter  informing it of his trip to the United Kingdom on a “medical follow-up’’. President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, read the letter, dated May ...
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Foundation canvasses equal opportunity for persons with Albinism

Foundation canvasses equal opportunity for persons with Albinism

The Albino Foundation (TAF) has called on the Federal Government to mainstream albinism into various programmes of private and public sector to create equal opportunity for Persons with Albinism. Mr Jake Epelle, the President of the foundation made the call......
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UNICEF: Thousands of refugee children live ‘in limbo’

UNICEF: Thousands of refugee children live ‘in limbo’

An estimated 24,600 refugee children are “living in limbo” waiting to join their families in Western Europe, UNICEF said on Thursday in New York. The organisation said that single mothers and children were among the nearly 75,000 refugees and migrants...<!...
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