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Life expectancy in 2040 is set to rise at least a little in all nations but the rankings will change dramatically, with Spain taking the top spot while China and the United States trade places, researchers said Wednesday. With a projected average lifespan of nearly 85.8

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Determined to reverse the scourge of the malaria burden in North East Nigeria, World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed nearly 4,353 volunteers to administer anti-malaria drugs in the second and third cycle of malaria chemo-prevention campaigns in Borno and Adamawa states. Across Jere, Maiduguri Metropolitan Council,

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  An e-medical transport mobile app that will reduce about two million avoidable deaths in the country has been unveiled in Abuja. The app, known as Amba, is an emergency response aggregator and alert system which delivers real-time medical alerts to doctors-on-call with a view

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Last week, a report was released and it called attention to humanitarian crisis, manifestations of corruption and mismanagement at the federal government-owned Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH). The report released by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) noted the hospital and few other government-owned hospitals in Lagos are

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The Cross River Government on Sunday said it is targeting about 808,470 children across the state for the second round of the 2018 National Immunisation Plus Days (NIPDS). Betta Edu, Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made the disclosure in Calabar during the flag-off of

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In the past few years alone, money and expertise have been invested into overcoming Nigeria’s position as the second largest contributor to maternal mortality worldwide, through initiatives such as the World Bank-supported Saving One Million Lives Initiative Program-for-Results project and the United Kingdom government-funded Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programme. While

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With the onset of the rains, there has been an increase in the number of Cholera cases reported in Nigeria in the last three weeks prompting the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to issue a public health advisory. [caption id="attachment_24971" align="alignleft" width="407"] Public domain image/Dartmouth[/caption] While

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