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The Federal Government says it is determined to reduce maternal mortality rate from 576 per 100,000 birth in 2013 to 288 per 100,000 births in 2022.
An African leader has urged his colleagues to strengthen primary healthcare and invest more in human capital to achieve universal health coverage on the continent.
United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has commended Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State for the high premium placed on healthcare system, especially in transforming the secondary health centres to meet international standards in the state.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commended the United States government for working with the state government to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the State.
The United States of America has sought the support of the Akwa Ibom State Government to fight HIV/AIDs and other diseases in the next one year.
Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.
Wife of the Oyo State Governor, Mrs Tamunominini Makinde, says she will scale up HIV/AIDS response to put an end to the epidemic in the nearest future.
A nonprofit organization, Lawyers Alert Nigeria, has dragged the Federal Government to court over non-implementation of HIV workplace policy by employers of labour in the country.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) says that Mr Odemu Efe, a Nigerian serving a five-year prison sentence in an Ethopian prison died of HIV/AIDS.
Dr Remilekun Olalekun, a Hepathologist in an Abuja-based hospital, has stressed the need for increased attention to Hepatitis B and C, saying they are major causes of liver cancer.
A new study has confirmed that young men between ages 25 and 29 are most likely to transmit HIV in sub-Saharan African.
No fewer than 91 people tested positive for HIV/AIDS in Ogun during an HIV/AIDS Expanded Preventive Awareness Project conducted from July 8 to July 17 in the state.
Coalition of Civil Society Network about AIDS in Nigeria (COCSNAN) on Saturday called for immediate penalisation of a nurse for stigmatising HIV positive client.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has updated global guidance on medicines and diagnostic tests to address health challenges, prioritise highly effective therapeutics, and improve affordable access.
Clayson Monyela, spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, says Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country.
While in the house, the 29-year old won the Innoson vehicle valued at over N3m, and a N220,000 Scanfrost TV.
A Medical Practitioner, Dr Tony Momoh, has advised government to fix dilapidated health infrastructure and provide equipment to make the health sector more functional.
The House of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan on Sunday upheld the elections of two People’s Democratic Party (PDP) assembly members in Oyo State.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has revealed the man that can save South Africa at this moment.
Angry street sweepers in Ekiti on Tuesday took to the streets in protest against what they described as the government’s insensitive stance to their welfare.
Human rights activist and former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has urged Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo not to empower returnees from South Africa with N10,000 Trader Moni.
The 24th edition of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Clinics will hold on Thursday in Kebbi with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in attendance.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 Kogi governorship election, Musa Wada, has promised to run an issues-based campaign devoid of violence, protracted bickering and mudslinging.
At least 200 armed bandits invaded Kokoki village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, sacking the people from their homes, the Niger State Emergency Management Agency has revealed.