CS-SUNN worry over FG’s slow nutritional target




Worried over the slow pace of Nigeria's nutritional goals, the Civil Society- Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria, CS-SUNN has said federal government is not doing enough to promote robust nutrition targets in the country.

Making this kn [...]

Mon, 23 November 2020

World Children’s Day: The demands and dreams of Nigerian children

For children to thrive, it is important that, government around the globe take issues concerning youngsters such as; health, education, nutrition amongst others, seriously.

As a new report by United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, states that, the number of children living in multidimensio [...]

Mon, 23 November 2020

Covid-19: NCDC records 50% reduction

Following the alarms raised by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, for possible post Covid-19, the 43rd week of the Covid-19 outbreak in Nigeria, 623 new cases were reported in the country.

According to the data provided by NCDC, this is a 48 per cent reduction from the 1,204 cases record [...]

Sat, 07 November 2020

Slow progress in achieving Nigeria’s CPR target- Expert

The chairman, Public Health Sustainable Advocacy Initiative, PHSAI, Ayo Adebusoye, has said Nigeria's Contraceptive Prevalence Rate, CPR, progress was slow owing to delay in appropriation and release of family planning funds.

Making this known in an interview in Lagos with The Abuja Inquire [...]

Sat, 07 November 2020

Nigerian govt launches new platform to reduce maternal mortality

As part of effort to reduce maternal mortality rate in the country,the

federal government has launched the Nigeria reproductive Maternal and
Newborn. A new platform to reduce maternal mortality rate in the
Minister of health, Dr. Osagie [...]

Tue, 27 October 2020

Breast cancer month, early detection guarantees total cure -Expert

The chief medical director of the National Hospital, Abuja, Jaf Momoh,

has advocated routine screening for breast cancer on women,saying that
early detection guarantees 100 per cent cure. Momoh stated this during
the commemoration of Breast Cancer Awar [...]

Tue, 13 October 2020

Malaria, 90% of life-saving interventions still on track-WHO

The World Health Organization, WHO, had warned that malaria deaths



could double due to severe disruptions to essential malaria programmes
as the world battle the COVID-19 pandemic. it was gathered that
despite challenges po [...]

Tue, 13 October 2020

Ways to improve the heart’s health

It is no mean feat to achieve a good level of health for the heart
which is the most important part of the cardiovascular system. It is
important because when the heart fails, no matter what else is well
with the network of blood vessels, the owner of that heart is in
da [...]

Thu, 01 October 2020


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