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11 Aug 2016
There are fears about an outbreak of a water borne disease in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
11 Aug 2016
Nigeria’s hope of being certified Polio-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), next year, might have been dashed, as two new cases have been reported.
4 Aug 2016
WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding starting within one hour after birth until a baby is six months old and nutritious complementary foods should then be added while continuing to breastfeed for up to two years or beyond.
27 Jul 2016
The Lagos State government, in collaboration with three organisations, will today begin an African conference on emerging infectious diseases and bio-security in Lagos.
24 Jul 2016
Elizabeth, a beautician and mother of three, who lives in Pedro, Lagos, had her first migraine episode in 2013. She went to the hospital, and was told it was a tension headache.
21 Jul 2016
President of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Taiwo Adeoye, has said that the livestock industry remains important to government’s quest for economic diversification.
20 Jul 2016
Childhood lead exposure is estimated to contribute to about 600 000 new cases of children developing intellectual disabilities every year.
15 Jul 2016
A group of United Nations (UN) agencies led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners has launched seven interlinked strategies tagged INSPIRE to reduce violence against children.
15 Jul 2016
Being exposed to a constant barrage of traffic noise raises the risk of a heart attack, a new study has found.
14 Jul 2016
Speaking when the Regional Director (Africa) of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Matsidiso Rebecca Moeti, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja, Dogara disclosed that the idea...
14 Jul 2016
Let me correct this impression, polio has not been kicked out from Nigeria, but the country has been removed from the list of the polio-endemic nation.
12 Jul 2016
The Federal Government yesterday said it would set up cancer care centres in its tertiary institutions to reverse the rising trend of medical tourism.

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