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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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   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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“This is the first time Nigeria will have a multi-sectoral action plan that defines roles and timelines of stakeholders across the country in ensuring health security,” Mr Ihekweazu said in his remark at the event as quoted in the statement.Notably, over a year after this

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Nigeria is set to harness Traditional Chinese Medicine to combat malaria, as a team of experts from the Jianqxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine have introduced complementary and alternative medicine to fight the scourge. The treatment will also include acupuncture and the use of Chinese herbal

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LAGOS, Nigeria — Lebabatu Musa has been delivering babies for 13 years in Kafur, a village in Northwestern Nigeria’s Katsina state. Her work is complicated by the fact that hospitals in the area don’t always have the necessary equipment to treat their patients, nor the

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Smoking is becoming a way of life for many Nigerian youths despite the World Health Organisation, WHO, warning that tobacco kills up to half of its users and statistics, from the Nigerian Tobacco Atlas 2015, which revealed that, every year, more than 16,100 Nigerians are

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