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,
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
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
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
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 24, 2018--BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) was featured at last week’s Biden Cancer Summit, hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden, for its commitment to addressing Africa’s long under-recognized cancer epidemic through its African Access Initiative (AAI).Facts about cancer in Africa were highlighted by
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
WHEN (young) Winner came for treatment, she was in such pain she had to be carried around. But after just two weeks, she showed significant improvement and is out of danger,” says Anyanwa Beatrice, the healthcare worker who supervised the girl’s treatment for tuberculosis at
The President of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Professor Opubo da Lilly-Tariah has expressed optimism that with a proper and well implement Universal Health Coverage, Nigerians will be discouraged from travelling out of the country to seek medical health. Lilly-Tariah who spoke ahead
Worried about the vulnerability of the girl-child in urban slums of Nigeria, medical experts have called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to deliberately and consistently for them.
The call was made at a One- Day Sexual Reproductive Health Community Forum for Out –Of-
Ten West African e-health startups have been selected to pitch for the chance to collaborate with global healthcare firm Merck at the conclusion of its Lagos Satellite Programme.