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Dr Babatunde Ipaye, the Ogun Commissioner for Health, has said that the state government had procured 736,000 doses of vaccines ahead of the state wide immunisation against measles.
Dr Wondi Alemu, the Country Director of World Health Organisaton (WHO) has commended Federal Government over improved response to outbreak of diseases in the country.
No fewer than 1.3 million infants and children will be immunised and administered with Vitamin A supplement in Ogun State against various diseases during the second round of maternal/newborn health week.
Ogun State government has debunked the rumour of an alleged killer deworming drug administered to primary school pupils in the state and appealed to parents and guardians not to exercise any fear, rather, they should ensure that their wards benefit from the programme.
Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday morning led hundreds of people on road walk for diabetes awareness in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, saying “diabetes kills only careless people.”
The 60th National Council on Health is currently underway in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Ogun is to host the 60th edition of the National Council on Health beginning on Nov. 6, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa, has announced.
The Ogun State Government has inaugurated a 38-man committee on State Strategic Health Development Plan (SSHDP), in conjunction with Pathfinder International in order to reduce maternal, child mortality rate in the State.
The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, has said that the number of the people who had contact with a victim of Lassa fever in the state has increased from 66 to 106 as of last Friday.
The 22-year-old has made 31 appearances for the Blues since making his debut in December 2014, 19 coming as a substitute, and the lack of opportunities led to him spending last season on loan at Crystal Palace.
Mexico have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (£7,600) after their supporters were found guilty of making "discriminatory and insulting chants" during the first half of their 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday.
Celebrating a first win just one week into the job, Spain's new boss Fernando Hierro said he was happy with the narrow 1-0 defeat of Iran, while adding that people had better get used to him being in charge.
A manuscript written almost ten years ago has been selected as the winner of the Dusty Manuscript Contest; a Prize organized for budding Nigerian writers.
A yet to be identified Nigerian was among five persons who entered Finland illegally with the help of World Cup identity papers.
It is alleged that the victim, from Mbekwana village outside Tzaneen, met the suspect, who introduced himself as Brian Mabasa, through the social media platform.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona has absolved Lionel Messi of blame after the Albiceleste captain missed a penalty in the country’s 1-1 draw against Iceland in their Group D encounter in Moscow on Saturday, at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Children in UK have consumed more than a year’s worth of sugar in less than six months, public health figures showed.
The United States urged Kenya on Wednesday to investigate properties and assets owned by elite families from South Sudan, including its president and his rival, who have enriched themselves in their country's civil war raging since 2013.
Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu is confident the Super Eagles can still bounce back despite their 2-0 defeat to the Croatia in their Russia 2018 World Cup Group D opening game on Saturday.