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Tanzanian rats with nose for trouble train to save lives
They have proven their worth in detecting landmines but Africa's giant pouched rats have a lesser-known but equally critical vocation - saving lives by speeding up tuberculosis detection.
WHO probes birth control pill, HIV infection link
*41% of southern Nigerian women accept reversible contraceptive device after delivery *Age, educational attainment, marital status, parity, number of living children, previous use affected choice The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it would convene an expert review group later in 2016 to examine the links between the use of various hormonal contraceptive methods and…
Experts call on government to employ more physically challenged persons
An appeal has gone to the Federal Government and corporate organisations to employ more physically challenged persons, as well as improving legislations and infrastructural facilities in work and business ...
5 ways to boost your resilience at work
Currently, a quarter of all employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nigeria: Health of the nation
The WHO standard of minimum budgetary allocation for the health sector has consistently been tinkered with by government, to the detriment of our health delivery system.
Gombe begins vaccination against pneumococcal diseases
The Executive Secretary, Gombe State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Ahmed Gana has disclosed that 800,000 children under five years old die from pneumococcal disease in developing ...
$122 million needed to fight Zika over 18 months
The World Health Organization said Friday that $122 million (108 million euros) is needed to fund an 18-month anti-Zika battle plan that will focus on women of child-bearing age.
EKO Hospital alerts to rising cases of smoking-related diseases in Nigeria
EKO Hospital has alerted on the rising cases of smoking-related illnesses in the country even as it advised Nigerians to stop smoking, as it would lead to lung cancer infections, kidney diseases, among other diseases.