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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 [...]

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 [...]