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The potentially deadly bacterium that’s on everyone’s skin

Forget MRSA and E. coli. There's another bacterium that is becoming increasingly dangerous due to antibiotic resistance -- and it's present on the skin of every person on the planet.

A close relative of MRSA, Staphylococcus epidermidis, is a major cause of life-threatening infections af [...]

Sat, 15 December 2018


Health ministry, UNICEF commence strategy review on newborns

Ministry of Health in collaboration with UNICEF and other partners have commenced the review of National Integrated Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child, Adolescent Health, Nutrition, Social and Behavior Change Strategy for 2019 to 2023. 

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who declare [...]

Sat, 15 December 2018


U.S. provides 3.85 million bed nets for Bauchi state

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has handed over 3.85 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets as part of its comprehensive effort to control malaria across Nigeria to the Bauchi state government.

The donation was made possible through the U.S. Presid [...]

Sat, 15 December 2018


Health minister advocates girl-child education Health minister advocates girl-child education

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the education of girl-child is the most powerful tool in preventing diseases and promoting better health across the world.

He also noted that educated woman know where and when to seek for healthcare services for herself and the children wh [...]

Fri, 14 December 2018


The potentially deadly bacterium that’s on everyone’s skin

Forget MRSA and E. coli. There's another bacterium that is becoming increasingly dangerous due to antibiotic resistance -- and it's present on the skin of every person on the planet.

A close relative of MRSA, Staphylococcus epidermidis, is a major cause of life-threatening infection [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018


U.S. provides 3.85 million bed nets for Bauchi state

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has handed over 3.85 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets as part of its comprehensive effort to control malaria across Nigeria to the Bauchi state government.

The donation was made possible through the U.S. Presid [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018


Health ministry unveils 2018 national nutrition & health survey

Nigeria’s Ministry of Health has unveiled the 2018 National Nutrition and Health Survey NNHS/SMART Survey report.

Speaking at the dissemination meeting held in Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said that the report, being the third since 2014 and 2015, was to further dem [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


UNICEF, NOA intensify immunization campaign

As part of efforts to increase immunization uptake in Lagos State, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, and National Orientation Agency, NOA, has kicked off community rally.

Addressing journalists at Kosofe local government area, UNICEF Immunization Specialist, Dr. Charles Nwosisi, e [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


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