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The Philippines’ health ministry declared a national dengue epidemic on Tuesday after reporting a spike in the number of cases of the illness, which has left more than 600 people dead since the start of the year.
International Health Development Partners in Enugu State have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the untiring efforts of his administration towards repositioning the health sector in the state, especially the primary health care programme as well as the routine immunization coverage.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has commended the Borno State Government over its commitments to eradicating polio disease in spite of challenges by the Boko Haram insurgency.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 or 21.1 million children a year on average.
In view of growing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it will inaugurate a new global campaign from April 24 to 30.
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has declared a state of emergency on public health concern on maternal newborn and child death occurring at the primary health centres.
No fewer than 50,000 persons would be captured in the first phase of the free health mission initiated by Governor Kayode Fayemi.
Days after it accused the United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) of aiding terrorism in the North-east, the Nigerian Army says it has resolved its differences with the UN agency.
As the world mark International World Children’s Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights.
The Executive Director of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, has said Nigeria has recorded an unprecedented progress of 10 per cent increase in routine immunization over two years.
Yielding to increasing domestic and global realities, the federal government is targeting a tighter fiscal plan, with a projected budget of N8.65 trillion in 2019.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, has pledged to support immunization of child killer diseases in Makoda local government area of Kano state.
The federal government and some international donor agencies have begun the process of fine-tuning a two year policy document that would herald significant improvement in immunization coverage and also strengthen Primary Health Care services (PHCs) in Nigeria.
The Nasarawa state Police commissioner, CP Bola Longe, has said that the state deputy governor, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, was not the target of the Tuesday night gunmen attack on his convoy which left three police officers and a civilian driver dead.
Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian has admitted that would have gladly slept with the Super Cup after Liverpool's penalty shoot-out success against Chelsea in Istanbul.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.
Yunus Usman, counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the claim that results of the February presidential election were transmitted to a server is “the greatest lie of this century”.
England women’s manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba becoming the latest high-profile figure to suffer racist abuse online.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel.
Plateau State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Jeremiah Useni, has urged members of the PDP to work assiduously towards recovering mandate in the tribunal to unite and strengthen the party in the state.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested 42 highway extortionists, made up of 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and their accomplices.
Everton new buy Alex Iwobi watched from the bench as Toffees ran away with a lone goal victory and three points at the expense of visiting Watford on Saturday.
In a bid to promote the well-being of residents of government owned housing estates, Lagos State government said it is set to fully implement the policy of engagement of facility managers for the maintenance of the estates.