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16 Dec 2016
Over 250 out of about 743 health facilities in Borno State have been destroyed by the activities of Boko Haram insurgents in the North East region of Nigeria.
1 Dec 2016
Nigerian researchers have found that water-based extract of bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) could be used as adjuvant in the management of people living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus...
10 Nov 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in new recommendations on maternal and child health issued yesterday said quality health care during pregnancy and childbirth can prevent many of these deaths...
7 Nov 2016
A new study published yesterday in medical journal Clinical Microbiology and Infection has alerted that toilet doors at some airports could be harbouring killer superbug, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
4 Nov 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has made 29 recommendations on how to stop the increasing cases of antibiotic resistance and surgery-related infections.
1 Nov 2016
From the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has come a revelation that one in every seven of the world’s 300 million children lives in areas with the most toxic levels of outdoor air pollution...
4 Oct 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has developed an electronic solution using hospital-based study on 10,000 pregnant women in Nigeria and Uganda to reduce the high labour-related ...
26 Sep 2016
Nigeria and eleven other developing countries are first beneficiaries of a new initiative by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners, to beat back the global threat of cardiovascular diseases, including...
25 Aug 2016
According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a case of polio means that at least 200 other children must have been exposed to the virus.
14 Aug 2016
It is a disease caused by the protozoan parasite Plasmodium. Human malaria is caused by four different species of plasmodium, which include Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium vivax.
13 Aug 2016
The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) yesterday said the sobering news that two children have been paralysed by wild poliovirus in Borno State underscores the urgency of eradicating the disease in conflict-affected areas.
11 Aug 2016
Scientists have made major breakthroughs in their quest to eliminate mosquito-borne diseases by deploying genetically modified version of the vector and three new vaccines.

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