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A mobile cancer centre, PinkCruise, has screened and treated no fewer than 10,000 people in Nigeria since its inception in 2018.
The Chairperson, African Cancer Initiative (ACAI), Dr Obasohan Efe, has called for the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis in a routine immunisation, saying that they were the major cause of cancers in the world.
Australia could be the first country in the world to effectively eradicate cervical cancer if current vaccination and screening rates are maintained, according to a research in a public health journal.
Dr. Maxwell Odiegwu, a gynaecologist, on Monday advised young girls to embrace vaccination against cervical cancer early in life.
The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, will be soliciting for increased political commitment to funding the global fight against tuberculosis at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
As a result, the state government had expressed its determination to reduce the prevalence of breast and cervical cancer among women in the state to minimal level.
The study, which was conducted by researchers at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, surveyed 5,366 U.S. flight crew members and found that slightly over 15 per cent of them reported having been diagnosed with cancer.
A group of female teenage boxers from a "poor part of Lagos" are reportedly hoping to win gold for Nigeria at the 2020 Olympics.
The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the George W. Bush Institute, and the UNAIDS have announced The Partnership to End AIDS and Cervical Cancer among HIV-positive women in Africa.
A family medicine expert, Dr Oge Ilegbune, has urged women to always go for cervical cancer screening, saying it is not as expensive as people think.
The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) FCT Council yesterday joined the global world to celebrate the 2018 World Cancer Day (WCD), themed ‘We Can, I Can’.
Mrs Turai Yar’Adua, wife of Nigeria’s former president, Umaru Yar’Adua, once had a grand dream to build a cancer centre in the Nigerian capital that will cater especially for the poor.
Some trained ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday, besieged electoral office over alleged non inclusion in the elections duties.
The European Union Electoral Observation Misson in Lagos says it has 20 teams currently monitoring the process of the general election across the country.
At the traditional homestead of the Senate President Bukola Saraki, Agbaji, Kwara State, a great number of citizens arrived early to cast their votes but there were no INEC officials on ground.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission following the malfunctioning of the card reader at Agasa polling unit 11 where the Governor and his wife were registered to vote.
Major roads and streets in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital, on Saturday witnessed a heavy presence of joint security operatives deployed to conduct stop and search on vehicles.
National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to remain committed and not allow the election postponement deter them from exercising their rights on Feb. 23.
Watford forward Isaac Success has shaken off his hamstring injury and will be available for Friday’s [today] Premier League clash With Cardiff City at Cardiff City Stadium, manager Javi Gracia has confirmed.
The Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, who is contesting on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), on Saturday, declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs to sit up and focus on its responsibility so that they would not constantly subject Nigerians to unwarranted discomfort.
Reactions have been trailing the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to reschedule the Presidential and National Assembly Elections in the country initially billed for February 16.
The Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have announced a closure of their offices on Friday, February 22, in observance of the public holiday declared by the federal government.