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.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Medicaid Cancer Foundation has urged government at all level to increase development in the health sector to reduce foreign medical tourism.
Co-fundraiser and Supporter of the foundation, Mrs. Aisha Coker, made the call at the “Walk Away from Cancer” event on Saturday
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
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
The streets of Masaga district in the northern part of Bida local government area of Niger state were adorned with a colourful display of varying designs of outfits as both the young and elderly march to different destinations for marriage ceremonies. Fridays are usually for
In 2016, the total number of registered births under the age of one was 2,519,071, which translated to 51 per cent of the estimated births in the country.
“But, in 2017, the figure came down to 7,066 registered births, out of the 4,758,812 expected under one
The case fatality ratio was 17% as of 12 May 2018, but it had dropped to 1.7% as of 07 June 2018, suggesting that cases are being detected and reported early by the surveillance team coordinated by WHO,” Sadiq said.
The UNICEF’s collaboration with the state government has helped to ameliorate the multiple health challenges being faced.
A Nigerian doctor, Mairo Mandara has revealed why codeine abuse is prevalent in the Northern region of Nigeria.
The doctor has been in the fore-front of the fight against codeine abuse and its ban, made the revelation while speaking on the BBC Outlook radio programme.
Dr Mandara, a former
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.
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