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16 Jun
A study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden sheds new light on the question of whether the sex and previous pregnancy of blood donors affects survival in patients who receive red blood cell transfusions.
3 May
Wife of Edo State Governor, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, yesterday, flagged off the ‘Help Baby Survive’ initiative, aimed at reducing maternal and child mortality in the state.
16 Aug 2021
A General Physician, Dr Saheed Adelaja , says resistance to antimalaria drugs contributes to malaria mortality. Adelaja made the assertion on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan. “Malaria is a major public health burden throughout the world. “Resistance to antimalarial drugs has increased the mortality despite the various…
13 May 2021
The Managing Director of the Federal Medical Centre Jabi, Abuja, Prof. Saad Aliyu Ahmed, has identified hand hygiene as a simple practice that can be used to reduce mortality and morbidity in the health sector.
1 Mar 2021
The Edo State Government has said the state Health Insurance Scheme (Edo-HIS) will strengthen healthcare delivery, reduce mortality and reduce out-of-pocket health expenditure
24 Sep 2020
Committed to reduce the burden of maternal mortality across the country, Managing Director, Nigeria Health Watch, Vivianne Ihekweazu, has called for improved access to appropriate and quality maternal healthcare and medicines during childbirth. According to her, “we have lost too many women due to unavailability of quality medication during and after childbirth, and now is…
27 Aug 2020
Although, it has been established that poor infant feeding practices negatively affect the growth, health and development of children, and a major cause of mortality...
29 Dec 2019
After five un-spaced pregnancies and childbirths, all through Caesarian Section (CS), 35-year-old Ngozi Egbu, a resident of Anambra State still got pregnant again
8 Dec 2019
The fact that Nigeria has been good at reporting outbreaks, mortality and morbidity from diseases instead of promoting prevention engaged our attention the other day
22 Nov 2019
The Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has lauded the mother and child hospital as an edifice that will go a long way to improve maternal and child care health indices,
6 Oct 2019
The Federal Government’s target of reducing the high maternal and infant mortality rate by achieving a 27 percent modern contraceptive prevalence rate...
11 Sep 2019
A new study looking at incidence of disease data nationwide from 2000 to 2016 found a shift in obesity-associated cancers (OACs) to younger individuals. Typically, these cancers are diagnosed at higher rates among people older than 65.

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For the first time in the country’s history, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), yesterday, voluntarily resigned from office, citing health grounds...