Foundation stresses clean environment, fight against malaria

Lagos State Government has been urged to construct good drainage across communities and create awareness on the need for residents to have clean environment. The Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI) made this call during a sensitisation tour of Orile, Bode Thomas and Mile 2 in commemoration of the World Malaria Day outreach. The programme, […]

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Churches, UNICEF begin move to end violence against women, girls

President of Christian Council of Nigeria and Vice President of the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA), Most Rev. Benebo Fubara-Manuel, has decried the level of violence and insecurity in the country, lamenting the inability of the government to provide shelter for vulnerable women and girls. He also lamented the inability […]

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COVID-19 vaccine: Uncertainty over new supplies delays second jab

Nigeria Records Zero Death One Month After Rollout Behind Target, Schedule, Says Tomori 8,439 Nigerians Exhibit Mild Side Effects WHO To Scale Up Pressure On Countries Hoarding Vaccine NPHCDA Reviews Eligibility Period Nothing Inappropriate With Two Months Gap, Says Guild Of Medical Directors More reasons have emerged why Nigeria cannot have enough COVID-19 vaccines to […]

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Five wonders of Moringa leaf you didn’t know

The miracle tree, Moringa, Moringa Oleifera, or the drumstick is a plant recognized for its medical properties. It is used to treat more than 300 conditions. All parts of the Moringa tree possess some medicinal or nutritional value” says Amrit Walia (Amritpal Singh Walia) Co-Founder of Pioneer Sustainable Agriculture PSAL organic farm located in Nigeria. […]

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‘U.S. spent $6 billion to support Nigeria on HIV/AIDS in 18 years’

‘1.2 million Nigerians receiving treatment for life’ Health Minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire The United States (U.S.) Consul-General in Nigeria, Claire Pierangelo, yesterday, disclosed that since 2003, the U.S. government had provided at least not less than $6 billion worth of assistance to Nigeria to fight HIV/AIDS in the country. Pierangelo also said that no fewer […]

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Red flags over AstraZeneca, J&J deal new blow to vaccination drive

In this file photo taken on July 21, 2020 a general view is pictured of the offices of British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca PLC in Macclesfield, Cheshire. Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said on September 8, 2020 that it had “voluntarily paused” a randomized clinical trial of its coronavirus vaccine in what it called a […]

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Reducing malaria deaths in Nigeria

With recent statistics showing a significant rise in malaria mortality, health experts have said without urgent action taken to address the global public health challenge, there would be more deaths recorded in Nigeria. According to World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Malaria Report, an estimated 229 million cases of malaria with 409,000 deaths were recorded globally […]

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