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According to the latest World Health Organisation, WHO, data published for 2018 life expectancy in Nigeria, a male given birth to in Nigeria in 2018 is expected to live approximately 54.7 years while a female is expected to live approximately 55.7 years in good health.

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Abuja — "I sold everything I had in Nigeria in preparation from my green card. When I was denied it, I fell into a depression and decided to turn to alcohol and drugs to ease off my disappointment," says Daniel Oyewale as Nigeria prepares to

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With less than five percent of the Nigerian population under any sort of health care coverage, Piggybank.NG and Avon Healthcare Limited (Avon HMO) have signed a strategic partnership to provide health insurance plans to Nigerian users with flexible monthly payments. The companies collaborated to create

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Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has advised the media and other Stakeholders against disseminating wrong or misleading information about health issues to-the public. He gave the advice in Abuja during the workshop on tackling health misinformation organised by Africa Check with support from

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The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Adewale Oke, has decried the low number of trained rheumatologists to treat musculoskeletal diseases in Nigeria. Mr Oke, a professor, made the assertion at the West African Rheumatology Conference organised by the Nigerian Society

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Taraji P. Henson has launched The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging African-Americans to talk about mental health in the community. “It was like looking for a unicorn, and the reason that happens is that we don’t talk about it in our

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To strengthen healthcare delivery in Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has assented to the state’s Health Sector Reform bill passed by the legislature. Commissioner for Health, Dr Fintan Ekochin, told newsmen after the State Executive Council (SEC) meeting that the new law would bring a lot

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A don, Prof. Christopher Obionu, on Wednesday said brain-drain had adversely affected the health sector as 50 per cent of Nigerian doctors were currently practising abroad. Obionu made the assertion during his presentation at the 36th Faculty Day Lecture at the National Postgraduate College in

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   Makurdi – The Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the Benue Health Management Agency bill, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The bill, when signed into law, will facilitate the establishment of the Benue State Health Management Agency and institute a health

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has declared a state of emergency in the nations Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. UNICEF’s Chief WASH, Zaid Jurji who made this known during a media dialogue on Monday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, noted that in the past

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