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1 Feb 2018
The World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries. WHO’s new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS) reveals widespread occurrence of antibiotic resistance among 500 000 people with suspected bacterial infections across 22 countries.…
12 Jan 2018
Cleaner fuels will reduce the negative impact of bad cooking fuels on the environment and the people. Cooking with cleaner fuels like Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will reduce the chances of inhaling dirty fuels, which in turn....
21 Nov 2017
Nigeria is placed third among the ten countries with the highest number of preterm births with 773,600, according to latest figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
6 Nov 2017
It is likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact incidents, including catastrophic hurricanes and floods, debilitating heat waves and drought.
22 Oct 2017
As I had previously stated, the strange dimension the issue of health is taking, today, has made even health experts to concur that attention should now be focused more on the PREVENTIVE rather than the CURATIVE approach.
16 Oct 2017
Obesity rates in the world’s children and adolescents increased from less than one per cent (equivalent to five million girls and six million boys) in 1975 to nearly six per cent in girls (50 million) and nearly eight per cent in boys (74 million) in 2016.
16 Oct 2017
Nigeria with a population of over 180 million people and a status of developing nation is exploring every aspect of civilization in a great deal, over 80 million Nigerians own either an electricity generating set or a means of transportation like automobiles.
10 Oct 2017
The Managing Director of Nova Health, Dr. Dorothy Jef-Nnamani, said the projection by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of an increate in mental health, made the symposium a necessity.
10 Oct 2017
Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety. More than 260 million are living with anxiety disorders.
26 Sep 2017
No, it's not Nigeria, or anywhere in Africa as a matter of fact. The Czech Republic has been named the least healthy country in the world, according to a new research conducted by Clinic Compare. The clinic comparison website used three key factors to rank countries: alcohol consumption, tobacco consumption and the prevalence of obesity,…
22 Sep 2017
If antibiotics lose their effectiveness, then key medical procedures - including gut surgery, caesarean sections, joint replacements and chemotherapy - could become too dangerous to perform.
22 Sep 2017
Experts are unanimous that cholera can be prevented with improved sanitation and drinking water hygiene, factors, which have been responsible for the eradication of the illness in England for over a century.


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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has congratulated Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on the occasion of his 57th birthday.
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Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, on Saturday, hosted the third edition of “Ghigho Aghofen” ceremony for Omadina Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta.
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Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State said on Saturday that the state would not be a safe haven for bandits.