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The Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar on Saturday offered free medical services to over 4,000 residents of Nasarawa community in Calabar as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility to the host community.

Nigerian Navy offers free medical service to 4,000 Calabar residents

The Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar on Saturday offered free medical services to over 4,000 residents of Nasarawa community in Calabar as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility to the host community.

Resident doctors partner federal government to check outbreak of Lassa fever

The National Association of Resident Doctors has concluded plans to partner the Federal Ministry of Health to bring the outbreak of Lassa Fever under control.

NiMet warns of climate-induced diseases in 2019

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has warned that there could be prevalence of climate-induced diseases such as malaria, cerebrospinal meningitis and respiratory diseases in many parts of Nigeria in 2019.
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Nigeria signs N2.6 trillion support agreement on tuberculosis, AIDS

In an effort to step up the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, the federal government has signed an agreement worth N2.6 trillion ($ 71 billion) in funding support with Global Fund.

Federal government signs N2.6 trillion support agreement from Global Fund to tackle Tuberculosis, AIDS

In an effort to step up the fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, the federal government has signed an agreement worth N2.6 trillion ($ 71 billion) in funding support with Global Fund.

Group moves to tackle malaria in rural areas

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Oak Rural Health Organisation, says concerted efforts will help to reduce the burden of malaria and malnutrition in rural areas.

Plateau government, USAID to distribute mosquito nets

The Plateau Government in conjunction with USAID would distribute 2.45 million of treated mosquito nets across the 17 local government areas of the state.
Emmanuel David Ombugadu

David Emmanuel-Ombugadu: What I will do if elected as Nasarawa governor

Mr David Emmanuel-Ombugadu, the Nasarawa State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, has promised to initiate good polices and programmes to benefit the whole people of the state, if elected in 2019.

Paediatrician: Malnourishment can cause malaria, measles, pneumonia in children

A Paediatrician, Dr. Uche Anene-Nzelu, says malnourishment can cause severe issues for children, including malaria, measles and pneumonia.

NAF medical outreach targets 4,000 patients in Agatu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday said it was targeting 4000 patients in its 5-day medical outreach, aimed at meeting the medical needs of the people in Agatu Local Government Area.

Pharmaceutical companies urged to comply with NAFDAC on mobile authentication

Pharmaceutical companies have been asked to comply with the Mobile Authentication Service initiated by National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in order to combat fake drugs.
The Command Medical Officer, Commodore Ndubuisi Onwere checking the blodd pressure of the Oba, Akoko of Tongeji Island, Oba Biolorunkosi at the free medical rhapsody organised by the Nigerian Navy

Nigerian Navy offers free medical treatment in Ogun community

The Western Naval Command (WNC) of the Nigerian Navy on Tuesday provided free medical treatment for no fewer than 500 residents of Tongeji Island in Ipokia West Local Government Area of Ogun.
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) on Saturday called for more donor agencies and increased domestic financing to drive malaria elimination in the country.

WHO declares Uzbekistan malaria-free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Uzbekistan’s success in becoming recognised as a malaria-free country is an “extraordinary outcome”.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

World Children’s Day: UNICEF calls for re-commitment to child development

UNICEF has called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights, as the world marked International World Children’s Day recently.

UNICEF tasks Nigeria, others on child survival, development

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.

UNICEF: 10 million Nigerian children out of school

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says over 10 million children in Nigeria are out of school.
Logo of the World Health Organization [WHO]

WHO, partners launch new malaria control efforts

Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, the new World malaria report 2018 has said.

Federal government reiterates commitment to tackling Noma disease

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to tackling Noma disease and has given hope to children born with the disease in the country.

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