Flooding: Kano Government to desilt drains, water bodies
The Kano State Government has announced plans to conduct mass desilt and drain clearance to control flooding and protect the environment.
Nasarawa Government threatens shutdown of Lafia modern market over filthy environment
The Nasarawa State Government has given the management of Lafia modern market seven days ultimatum to clear the filth in the market or face shutdown.
Pharmacity will boost local manufacture of drugs
Prof Chimezie Anyakora is a pharmaceutical chemist and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bloom Public Health. Anyakora, who was the Chief of Party of Promoting the Quality of Medicines Programme
Nigerians have politicised coronavirus
Public health experts around the globe are yet to ascertain the cause of the coronavirus pandemic that was discovered in Wuhan, a popular city in China around wee days of the month of December 2019.
Varsity gets NUC’s nod to run degree, PG programmes
Novena University, Ogume, Delta State, which recently got a grant of $66,000 to run a research on the prevalent and deadly diabetes disease has been given the nod by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to further develop its college of medical sciences and in some areas up to doctoral level in public health.
Pneumonia kills 900,000, infects 100m kids yearly
Results from seven-country project indicate that pneumonia kills 900,000 children under five years old and more than 100 million cases reported each year worldwide. According to the study from a consortium of scientists from around the world, led by a team at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, this makes pneumonia…
Tackling poor food safety practices
With the increasing poor practices in food safety and security in Nigeria, there is tendency of experiencing severe health outcomes and recording massive death rates everyday from contaminants. Unfortunately, in Nigeria there is rising poor food safety practices and standards, which according to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has…