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NBC reacts to court ruling, says Fanta, Sprite safe for consumption with Vitamin C
A court had ruled that the NBC provide more information to customers. The post NBC reacts to court ruling, says Fanta, S [...]
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EXCLUSIVE: Experts react as Buhari administration fails to appoint heads of Nigeria’s tertiary hospitals
About 20 of the 52 federal health care centres across Nigeria do not have substantive heads. The post EXCLUSIVE: Experts [...]
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My community loses 5 pregnant women monthly – District Head
The district head said there was no functional health centre in his community. The post My community loses 5 pregnant wo [...]
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Nigerian govt launches scheme to improve women’s access to healthcare, nutrition
The programme aims to use mobile technology to scale up health and nutrition outcomes in Nigeria The post Nigerian govt [...]
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Nigeria will save $1.5 billion yearly by investing in maternal health – UNFPA
“Investing in maternal health is a smart investment; if you put one dollar in maternal health, it will yield 120 dolla [...]
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Eight years after raising billions, Turai Yar’Adua’s Cancer Centre remains abandoned, overtaken by weeds
Mrs. Yar’Adua in July 2009 held an elaborate fundraising event to mobilise N10 billion for the construction of the cen [...]
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Abuja Airport Closure: Nigerian govt designates five hospitals for emergencies
Three of the hospitals are in Kaduna State while the other two are in Abuja. The post Abuja Airport Closure: Nigerian go [...]
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WHO attributes 1.7 million child death to environmental pollution
1.7 million children under the age of five die every year due to environmental risks. The post WHO attributes 1.7 millio [...]
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Kano govt. signs health basket MoU with Gates, Dangote Foundations
The basket pools resources to support programmes aimed at strengthening child health and other health interventions. The [...]
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Woman tests positive to Lassa fever in Borno
The victim fell sick last week and was admitted at a government hospital in Maiduguri The post Woman tests positive to L [...]
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Director outlines four-point agenda to reposition Nigeria’s primary healthcare system
He made the pledge while receiving the new World Health Organization, WHO, Country Representative in Nigeria, Alemu Wond [...]
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Experts discuss solutions to meningococcal, pneumococcal disease at Pfizer summit
The experts said it was unacceptable to be losing a large percentage of the Nigerian population to preventable diseases. [...]
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Consumption of fruits, vegetables linked to long life
"Fruit and vegetables have been shown to reduce cholesterol levels..." The post Consumption of fruits, vegetables linked [...]
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How regulation reduced Nigeria’s local airlines from 150 to 9 in 17 years – Official
"If we didn’t regulate those airlines that went under, they would have been dropping from the sky by now." The post Ho [...]
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Ebonyi govt ‘bureaucracy’ delays teenage leprosy patient’s treatment
The boy is entitled to free and urgent treatment, but the government would not give a guarantee. The post Ebonyi govt &# [...]
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Woman dies of Lassa Fever in Cross River
The deceased had taken ill in Benue State and gone to Calabar for treatment The post Woman dies of Lassa Fever in Cross [...]
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Nigerian govt to help drug manufacturers meet  local production target
The National Drug Policy stipulates that Nigeria should aim at producing 70% of its medicines needs The post Nigerian go [...]
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Nigeria health workers threaten strike over rot in sector
The group gave the notice on Monday during a street protest in Abuja. The post Nigeria health workers threaten strike ov [...]
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