COVID-19: EU Agency gives directives on the use of chloroquine for treatment

The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Wednesday, warned that anti-malaria drugs, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, should only be used to treat COVID-19 in...

Coronavirus: Africa death toll hits 221 as confirmed cases rise to 6,213

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) says there are now 6,213 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 49...

COVID-19 pandemic amid Nigeria’s frail healthcare system

THE novel nature of the coronavirus pandemic which has thrown the entire world into pandemonium, has brought to the fore the imperative...

COVID19: FRSC cautions against overloading passengers

AS PART of efforts to sustain the on-going advocacy campaigns to curtail the spread of coronavirus through overloading of vehicles with passengers, the Federal...

Rehabilitation of inmates: Obiano inaugurates sick bay, skills acquisition centre

WIFE of Anambra State Governor and  founder, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE), Ebelechukwu Obiano has inaugurated skills acquisition centre and  officially opened power...

COVID-19: Lagos takes handwashing advocacy to primary schoo

THE Lagos State Government, through the Office of Sustainable Development Goals and Investment, has partnered with Dettol Clean Naija to take hand washing advocacy...

Anambra partners Zipline on drug drone

HEALTH team of Anambra in conjunction with the African representative for Zipline Yaniv Gelnik, recently paid a courtesy visit to the state house, to...

Lagos shuts down 20 health facilities, assures of qualitative healthcare delivery

LAGOS State Government, through the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency(HEFAMAA), shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with...

Lagos Govt urges nurses to prepare for global health challenges

THE Lagos State Government has advised  the nurses to get adequately prepared for global health challenges, since they are key stakeholders in preventing...

Ebonyi takes steps to prevent Coronavirus

FOLLOWING the recent outbreak of Corona Virus in China, Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has proactively established Ebonyi State Emergency Preparedness...

ASHIA, promoting healthcare in Anambra

ANAMBRA State Health Insurance Agency(ASHIA) is the brain child of the Chief Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano (Akpokue Dike Global) Administration.   The...

… as medics suggest proper hygiene to avert spread in Anambra

AS the Anambra State Government and Health officials work round the clock to ensure the sensitization of the citizenry on the dangers of the...

Lassa fever: Nine cases, four deaths confirmed in Kogi

Nine cases of Lassa fever with four deaths have been recorded by  Kogi State Ministry of Health  since the outbreak of the deadly disease in...

Anambra ready to tackle Lassa fever outbreak – Okpala

ANAMBRA State Health Commissioner, Vincent Okpala has assured inhabitants of the state of the government's determination and capacity to respond to any outbreak of...

Anambra commences immunisation , MNCHW, Sunday

ARRANGEMENTS have been concluded to commence the second round of 2019 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week(MNCHW) and first round of 2020 National Immunization...

Lauding good works of ASHIA

ANAMBRA State Health Insurance Agency(ASHIA) is the brain child of the Chief Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano (Akpokue Dike Global) Administration. The affairs of the agency...

UK track down 2,000 passengers in UK due to coronavirus concerns

UK Health officials have teamed up with Border Force agents and airlines to try to track down around 2,000 people who have...

Lyme disease: What everyone should know about tick bite

YME disease is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorfen . Burgdorfen is transmitted to humans by a bite from an infected...

Men must ejaculate 21 times monthly to avoid prostate cancer

MEN have been advised to ejaculate for not less than 21 times in every month and five times each week, if they want...

Six ways to reduce your cancer risk – Research

CANCER The 'C-word', usually referred to cancer is very scary, but the scenario could be more scary if you or...

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China ready to step up climate change cooperation with France, Germany

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Food prices soar in West Africa amid conflicts, COVID-19 – WFP

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Lightening kills eight-yr-old pupil in Bayelsa

AN EIGHT-year-old student of Matha Day Secondary School, Imiringi, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Master Stephen Akana, has been...

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