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8 11, 2017

FG targets 3.3m children for measles immunisation

The Federal Government has earmarked N3.5 billion for the national immunization campaign against measles, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said. The minister, who flagged-off the campaign on Tuesday at Miyetti Allah Primary Healthcare Centre, in Rigassa, [...]

28 10, 2017

Immunize your child – Onaiyekan tells Nigerians

The Arch Bishop of Abuja Diocese of Catholic Church of Nigeria, Cardinal John Onaiyekan has appealed to Nigerians to take full advantage of free immunization services provided by the Federal Government to immunize their children against vaccine preventable diseases. Cardinal [...]

16 10, 2017

The Benefit Of Immunization

Immunization is the most effective public health intervention. The primary benefit of vaccination is that it prevents disease and confers immunity. Vaccination protects the people we care about, It ls cost-effective and saves lives. Over the last decade, government's commitment [...]

10 10, 2017

Polio Vaccines Is Safe, Islamic – Sultan Of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday reaffirmed that vaccines for polio and other child-killer diseases are safe and Islamic. Abubakar spoke in Wamakko town, headquarters of Wamakko Local Government Area of Sokoto State at the National [...]

14 09, 2017

FG commits N3.5 bn for Under-5 measles vaccination

THE Federal Government has committed the sum of N3.5 billion, to support measles vaccination campaign for children under the age of five holding in different parts of the country in the next six months. Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer [...]