UNICEF Immunises 30,000 Somali Children against Deadly Measles

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it will vaccinate almost 30,000 children this week against potentially deadly measles in drought-hit Somalia. The agency said many of the children were displaced by a searing drought and would be vaccinated against measles in an emergency campaign in Baidoa, a town at the heart More...

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Why We Are Hopeful About Improving Health In Africa

By Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates This week, more than 138,000 vaccinators will fan out across five African countries in the Lake Chad area in a push to eliminate polio in Africa and rid the world of this terrible More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Sartorius Posts 12.2% Revenue Rise in Q1 2017

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Leading international partner of the biopharmaceutical industry and research laboratories, Sartorius, increased its sales revenue and earnings in the first quarter of 2017 by double digits. “Both More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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NNPC Unveils Boards for HMO, Medical Services

By Dipo Olowookere Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Maikanti Baru, has inaugurated the Boards of the NNPC Medical Services Ltd. (NMSL) and the NNPC Health Maintenance More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Lagos Rolls Out Health Insurance Plans November

By Dipo Olowookere Lagos State government is set to kick-start the State Health Insurance Scheme. Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, made this disclosure at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing held at the More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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NCDMB Gets First Aid Box from NYSC Members

By Dipo Olowookere Road caution signs and first aid box have been donated to the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) by outgoing members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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LASUTH Specialists Perform First Open-Heart Surgery

By Dipo Olowookere The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja has performed its first open-heart surgery with a team of local medical specialists. The LASUTH Chief Medical Director, Professor More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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6 Simple Practices to get Protection from Meningitis

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke Meningitis has affected 16 states in Nigeria and over 300 people have lost their lives to this outbreak which started in Zamfara, Northern Nigeria. It is, therefore, paramount for you to protect More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Lagos Denies Meningitis Deaths

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Mr Jide Idris, has debunked reports that the outbreak of meningitis in the country has claimed the lives of two persons in the state. A statement signed More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Guinea Battles Large Scale Measles Epidemic

By Dipo Olowookere The international humanitarian organisation Doctors without Borders (MSF) has launched a large scale measles vaccination campaign in the capital of Guinea, Conakry, together with the Guinean More...

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