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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 [...]

22 08, 2017

PHC Newsletter- Maiden Edition

Ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of the ED/CEO, Management and Staff of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency; The Editorial Board presents to you the maiden edition of the “PHC Newsletter”. This publication is a fortnightly online official bulletin [...]

16 08, 2017

Cross River Communities Warned Against Destroying PHCs

Dr Betta Edu, Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, has warned communities in the state to stop destroying Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) and other health facilities during communal crisis. Edu gave the warning on Tuesday while inaugurating a newly [...]

28 07, 2017

Opinion: Vaccination rates aren’t high enough

Amid the stagnation and even regression in some countries, a clear positive has also emerged this year: better, more accurate data. For the first time at the global level, WHO and UNICEF received immunization coverage data at the subnational level [...]

8 07, 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 [...]