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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 [...]

30 06, 2017

MATERNAL, CHILD MORTALITY: FCTA ENGAGES 203 MIDWIVES

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says it will soon engage 203 midwives to address challenges of maternal and infant mortality in the territory. The Acting Executive Secretary of the Board, Dr Matthew Ashikeni, made this [...]

3 06, 2017

Reps propose free antenatal care for pregnant women

The House of Representatives has commenced consideration of a bill to provide free ante-natal care to all pregnant women and stipends for mothers of triplets and other multiple births. The bill initiated by Dr. Tony Nwoye representing Anambra East/West Federal [...]

24 05, 2017

FG activates Ebola preparedness plan

IN response to the renewed outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, the Nigerian Government has activated a preparedness plan by setting up the Ebola Preparedness Working Group, EPWG, even as passengers with fever arriving from a [...]