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29 06, 2018

FCTA to Immunize 817,000 children against Polio

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says it is targeting 816,978 children for June round of Immuniszation against Polio in the territory. The Executive Secretary of the board, Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed, disclosed this at the official [...]

25 06, 2018

Islamic scholar urges northerners to embrace Immunization

An Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi, has called on Muslims to accept Polio vaccination and other Routine Immunization for their children’s wellbeing. Speaking at Journalists’ Initiative on Immunisation Against Polio (JAP) Kaduna State chapter event, Gumi assured parents that [...]

14 05, 2018

FG cautions Nigerians over Ebola

The Federal Government at the weekend called on Nigerians to adhere to all precautionary measures against an outbreak of Ebola in order to prevent the outbreak, in the country. In a statement, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) noted [...]

19 03, 2018

2,400 Children Immunised Against Measles In Lagos

The FESTAC Town Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC), Orire Ward, Lagos State, on Sunday immunised about 2,400 children against measles.The Ward Focal Person, Mrs Olufunmilayo Obatayo, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in FESTAC Town, Lagos.Obatayo explained that [...]

13 03, 2018

Measles Immunisation: Enugu govt targets 500,000 children

The Enugu State Government, on Monday, inaugurated 13-day measles immunisation campaign, targeting 500,034 children between nine months and five years. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi said this when he inaugurated the exercise in Enugu. Represented by his deputy, Cecelia Ezeilo, he said [...]