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World Malaria Day: Kano Govt to establish 484 apex health facilities

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health, News | 0 comments

The Kano State Government is to establish one apex health facility in all the 484 electoral wards as part of effort to boost healthcare...

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Trump: ‘No particular rush’ on health care

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The post Trump: ‘No particular rush’ on health care appeared first on Nigerian Pilot: Nigerian Newspaper. This post was...

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UNICEF to immunise 30,000 Somali children against measles

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health, News | 0 comments

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners on Tuesday commenced emergency campaign to immunise 30,000 children against...

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Trevor Noah’s Take On 420 And America’s Reefer Madness [Video]

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Entertainment, Health, Politics, Video | 0 comments

Yeah boi, blaze it up, 420, we’re lit. OK, so I don’t really care much for all that talk, but last week we did have some fun...

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Immunization: Power of vaccines under-utilised – WHO

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health, News | 0 comments

The power of vaccines to ward off infectious diseases in children through immunisation has still not been fully utilised, the World Health...

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WHO unveils new malaria vaccine

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Africa, Health | 0 comments

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday unveiled a new malaria vaccine called RTS,S that will be piloted in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi...

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Expert wants joint efforts in fight against malaria

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) Dr Audu Muhammad, has called for collaborative effort among...

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To fight malaria, invest in African scientists

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

By Ify Aniebo I lost my best friend to malaria at nine years old. Growing up in Nigeria, it was not uncommon to see loved ones fall ill...

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Be alert for disease outbreaks, Adewole tells heads of Federal tertiary hospitals

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has directed Heads of Federal  tertiary hospitals in the country to prepare, equip and be...

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Fewer sun hours associated with increased alcoholic cirrhosis

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

NEW data presented at The International Liver Congress™ 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, suggests that colder and less sunny regions of...

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MALARIA: Kanatar, partners sensitise 2,000 in Lagos

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health, News | 0 comments

By Chioma Obinna To mark this year’s World Malaria Day with the theme: End Malaria for Good”, Kanatar companies in Nigeria in...

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MALARIA: North Manchester Hospital and me

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

This is feedback from a regular reader, Mrs Dayo Oluwole, who was struck by malaria recently and decided to share her experience on this...

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Shobowale-Davies conjoined twins’ successful separation was unanimity of pupose

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Lagos STATE has history with conjoined twins and their separation. Fourteen years ago, a set of conjoined twins – Favour and...

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Lagos schools learn infection prevention strategies

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health, News | 0 comments

By Gabriel Olawale Towards enhancing the health awareness and hygienic habits among Lagos residents, the proprietors, staff and students...

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Do You Know Cinnamon Is A Powerful Spice That Offers Amazing Health Benefits?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health, Life Hack | 0 comments

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia) has been one of the most commonly used ingredient in fragrances, medicine and cooking for ages. It was even...

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Lagos govt, ISN partner to boost laboratory practice

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

By Olayinka Latona LAGOS—TOWARDS efficient health service delivery in Lagos State, the state government is collaborating with a company...

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Researchers discover gene that blocks spread of colon cancer

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Researchers from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the University of Nice, France, have discovered the function of a gene...

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‘Leopard Skin’ sufferer celebrated in global fight against tropical diseases

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

(ABUJA) When Nigerian farmer Agnes Ochai’s first pregnancy exacerbated a rare skin disease, she suffered from rashes, itching and...

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Scientists breed caterpillars that can eat polythene bags

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Health, Uganda | 0 comments

KAVERA: The Very Hungry Caterpillar joins fight against plastic pollution Polyethylene Paris, France | AFP |  A moth caterpillar commonly...

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Governors’ Forum urges U.S. to sustain financial aid for malaria elimination in Nigeria

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Health, News | 0 comments

The Chairman of Nigerian Governor’s Forum, Abdulaziz Yari on Monday appealed to the U.S. Government to sustain financial to eliminate in...

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