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About 20 journalists were on Tuesday in Abuja trained on how to report issues surrounding Bio-safety and Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). The one-day workshop was organised by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), a nongovernmental organisation at the forefront of the campaign against the

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The Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) process for 2019 has started which supports humanitarian partners in developing a shared understanding of the impact and evolution of a crisis. The HNO presents a comprehensive analysis of the overall situation and associated needs and informs response planning.

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The Joe Nwiloh Heart Foundation was established over 15 years ago and with support from partner organisations and individuals, has over the years funded open heart surgeries for indigent members of the society. Besides surgeries, it has also severally engaged in outreach programmes aimed at

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Leaders of the Nigerian Medical Association and the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria have agreed to put an end to the conflict between both organisations and to work together for the benefit of the health sector. The bodies made this decision during a meeting held on Wednesday

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the federal government will commence the disbursement of the BHCPF in August. The BHCPF is a fund allocation to cater for the basic healthcare needs of all Nigerians. It means at least one per cent of the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF)

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After experiencing series of disease epidemics including Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, Lassa fever, Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, among others in recent times, Nigeria is not ready for the next epidemic, according to  PreventEpidemics.org, a new website that highlights gaps in epidemic preparedness and pinpoints specific actions

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Stakeholders in the healthcare sector are set for a roundtable discussion to address lack of sustainable healthcare in Nigeria and to proffer solutions to the myriads of challenges faced in the sector. Stating this in a press briefing in Lagos recently, the Chief Executive Officer, Hygeia

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Tens of thousands of Nigerians troop abroad every year in search of the best, if not necessarily most affordable, medical treatment and health care services. Medical tourism is thriving in the United States of America, Europe, the Middle East and Asian countries, particularly India, Thailand,

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