CSO wants NPHCDA to probe alleged sale of vaccination cards
The Resource Centre for Human Rights & Civic Education (CHRICED) has petitioned the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency
Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund seeks help to acquire vaccines, reduce barriers to vaccination
The Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF), a non-profit organisation created as a partnership between the international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority...
Bauchi vaccinates 1.5 million residents against cholera
Bauchi State Government has begun the vaccination of 1.5 million residents of the state against cholera.
80% cancer cases presented late to oncologists in Nigeria, says expert
*Says non-specialist doctors compound cases through the wrong approach to treatment Consultant, Clinical Oncologist/ Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Dr. Omolola Salako, has lamented that the country high rate of cancer fatality is due to the fact that patients are not presented to specialists on time for treatment. She said 80 per…
1.5 billion anti-Covid shots injected worldwide
More than 1.5 billion doses of anti-Covid vaccines have been injected into people's arms around the world, six months after the vaccination drive started, according to an AFP count.
Lagos promises stress-free COVID-19 vaccination for intending pilgrims
Lagos State Government has assured that the COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to every intending pilgrim from the state before embarking on the 2021 Hajj exercise to Saudi Arabia.
Sensitisation before vaccination
On the 17th of December, 2020, the NCDC recorded 1145 cases per day. It was the first time new cases had passed the 1000 mark. A little over a week later, South Africa became the first African country to reach the grim milestone of one million confirmed cases.
WHO tasks African leaders to invest in hepatitis B vaccination
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised African leaders to invest in Hepatitis B vaccination for all newborns and integrate hepatitis interventions as part of health system strengthening.
FCT residents attribute success of yellow fever vaccination to sensitisation
Residents of six local councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have attributed the success of the yellow fever vaccination exercise to massive enlightenment, mobilisation and sensitisation campaigns embarked upon by the FCT Primary Health Care Board, FCT Administration, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCA), the United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF), the…