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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.
Swedish icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first goal for the Los Angeles Galaxy, a 77th-minute equalizer from 40 yards last March, was named Major League Soccer’s Goal of the Year on Tuesday.
No fewer than 33 million people in the Sahel are food insecure, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Peacebuilding Commission have said.
The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka has lamented the problem of access to tertiary education in Nigeria saying that out of over 1.5m university admission seekers into the nation’s 168 universities, less than 500,000 candidates could be admitted annually.
Callum Wilson believes he merits his place in the England squad and says he is not overawed by training alongside some of the country's most recognisable players.
The Belgium and Real Sociedad midfielder says his former club need to make the right decisions to challenge their city rivals and Premier League leaders Manchester City, who they trail by 12 points in eighth place after 12 games.
The Police Command in the FCT has arrested Emmanuel Onuma, 34, for allegedly stealing N14 million from a new generation bank’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) lobby in Abuja.
Police have identified a house at Mbezi Beach as where tycoon Mohammed Dewji was held following his kidnapping by unknown people.
Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of the Muhammdu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says HSBC was in Nigeria to take funds out for money launderers.
As part of strategies to expand national broadband penetration, the federal has embarked on the deployment of 18,000 kilometres of optic fibre.
The Chairman of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara, Alhaji Salisu-Isah Dangulbi, said on Monday that the state needs more security personnel to effectively address its lingering security challenges.