15 Oct 2022
The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Nutrition International, and the Government of Canada, in partnership with Kano and Sokoto states have teamed up for the second phase of the Project on ‘Scaling Up Zinc and LO-ORS to Improve Childhood Diarrhoea Treatment in Northern Nigeria’.
7 Sep 2022
About 124,000 infants, under the age of five, die yearly of diarrhoea and other toilet-related diseases in Nigeria.
23 Aug 2022
National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has partnered with Vaccine Alliance (Gavi), World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children Emergency Fund ...
20 Jun 2022
Plateau State has recorded two cases of the dreaded monkey pox disease; an outbreak that has become a global concern.
7 Jan 2022
Nine people have died and hundreds have fallen ill with diarrhoea in areas of the Philippines wrecked by a typhoon last month, with aid officials warning of a health crisis as millions struggle to secure clean water and food.
28 Nov 2021
To combat diarrhoea in Kano and Sokoto states, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa and Nutrition International have launched the field implementation component of the Wellbeing Africa Foundation-Nutrition International Scaling Up Zinc and LO-ORS project.
3 Oct 2021
As the outbreak of cholera occurs in many parts of Nigeria, with over 2000 people estimated to have died from the ailment, health professionals have reiterated that the best way to prevent the disease is by observing appropriate personal and environmental hygiene.
26 Aug 2021
Eight persons have been confirmed dead in Kogi State as diarrhoea breaks out in five local councils.
Baby with bad diarrhoea? Go to hospital immediately – don’t wait, giving coconut water ‘every six hours’
30 Jun 2021
Coconut water given “every six hours” will “stop frequent stooling, diarrhea and dysentery” in infants and small children. That’s the claim in a dangerous message posted on “The Professor”, a Facebook page run from Nigeria. The message says infants up to six months old should be given “two spoonfuls of the coconut water every six hours”, and babies aged…
19 Jun 2021
The Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BSPHCDA), says it has deployed 180 workers to stem spread of gastroenteritis in the state. Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, Chairman of the agency, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Bauchi. Mohammed said the workers would conduct house-to-house residual spray, chlorination…
8 Nov 2019
Several reports have alerted to a cholera outbreak in Lagos State and over 100 cases recorded in Lagos Island General Hospital and some few cases in Isolo General Hospital.
13 Aug 2019
“PAY for shit? I cannot try that.” These are the exact words of Abdul when he was queried by The Guardian for practising open defecation.