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19 04, 2018

Tribute to Late Dr. Nnenna Ihebuzor.

Just when we affirmed your best is yet to come, you left us suddenly, with no hint that your time had come. Like a wisp of soothing fragrance on a windy day, like that intangible, distant melody that transiently floats [...]

16 01, 2018

Signs and symptoms of yellow fever

Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus that spreads to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected with the virus when they bite an infected human or monkey. Once contracted, the yellow fever virus [...]

15 01, 2018

Polio: FCT Targets 900,000 for Immunization

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says over 900,000 children will be immunized against polio in the first round of 2018 vaccination across the territory. The Acting Executive Secretary, Dr Mathew Ashikeni told the News Agency [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]