Tuesday, 24th May 2022
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1 Mar 2020
Ninety-seven percent Nigerians (about 194 million) are not using health insurance to access healthcare services, which is denying many children access to basic healthcare, The Nigerian Demographic Health Survey (NDHS 2018) report has revealed.
21 Dec 2019
The 2018 report of the New Demographic Health Survey, (NDHS) has revealed that Nigeria recorded huge success in its Routine Immunization (RI), coverage in most states of the federation.
30 Nov 2019
Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (2018 NDHS) report has revealed that 31 percent of women in Nigeria have experienced physical violence from age 15 at least.
28 Nov 2019
Experts have emphasised on the need for Nigerians to embrace family planning fully as part of measures to curb maternal and infant mortality in the country.
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...
27 Sep 2019
Worried by the low level of uptake of contraceptive and family planning services in the country, medical experts have recommended the employment of community pharmacists...
2 Jun 2019
To halt the number of Under-5 babies that die yearly in the country, experts have said it would require improved sanitation...
30 May 2019
A recent study has shown that poor access to quality emergency obstetric services contributes significantly to high maternal...
18 Apr 2019
Despite several interventions to reduce Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), Nigeria still contributes ten percent of global burden of maternal deaths.
28 Aug 2018
Nigeria Demographics and Health Survey (NDHS) has commenced a nation-wide study to appraise the nation’s population, health and nutrition situation. The Federal Commissioner of the National Population Commission (NPC) for Niger State, Yusufu Mohammed Anka has disclosed. He said about 30 clusters of 1,140 households in 20 local council areas would be surveyed in the…
20 Aug 2018
Being text of a paper delivered by Prof. Adesegun Olayiwola Fatusi, professor of Public Health & Community Medicine, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State...
24 Feb 2018
I am Dr. Duduyemi Adeola Olawunmi, the programme officer, service delivery, with the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative 2 (NURHI 2), an ongoing five-year family planning project in Lagos state.


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Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kabore, who was overthrown in an army putsch, has been "totally locked up", his People's Movement for Progress (MPP) party complained on Tuesday.
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday faced renewed accusations of lying, after photos emerged of him drinking at a Downing Street gathering during lockdown in 2020.
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A cross section of Nigerians have reacted against a new Federal Government directive to impose tax on telephone calls, according to a survey conducted by a Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
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US actor Mark Ruffalo on Tuesday joined a call by over 150 wealthy people for governments to tax them more, as global elites and policymakers met at the World Economic Forum in Swiss resort Davos.
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The 2022 Ballon d'Or will be awarded on October 17 in Paris, with the successors to Lionel Messi and Alexia Putellas to be named, organisers announced Tuesday.