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World Health Organization (WHO) has supported the Borno State Ministry for Health to flag off the fourth circle of Malaria campaign targeting a total of 850,000 children under five years age across 7 local government areas of the state.
The United States Government has distributed a total number of 3.3 million insecticide-treated bed nets to prevent malaria in Akwa Ibom State.
Flood victims in Orashi region of Rivers State have started returning to their homes, four days after they were disallowed from staging a protest to the State’s government House, Port Harcourt by armed policemen in lamentation of their plight.
Sniff dogs could be trained to detect malaria in people infected with the disease even if they are not showing symptoms, according to a new study by Durham University.
The Bauchi State Government in collaboration with the Breakthrough Action Nigeria and the the United States President Malaria Initiative have completed arrangement to distribute over 3.8 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets to residents in the 20 local governments of the state.
Stakeholders in the health sector have called for the inclusion of private healthcare institutions in the National Health Management Information System (NHMIS) to ensure quality service delivery.
The Presidential candidate of United Democratic Party (UDP), Ishola Balogun, has promised to provide 25 million jobs to Nigerian youths if he emerges winner of the 2019 election.
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) on Saturday called for more donor agencies and increased domestic financing to drive malaria elimination in the country.
More than 100,000 Nigerian children suffer from Cerebral malaria annually, Dr Ovo Samiel at the General Hospital, Ughelli, has said.
Jigawa Primary Health Care Development Agency (JPHCDA) says 10,315 cases of malaria have were recorded in health centres of Hadejia Local Government Area between August and September.
Dr Victor Fayomi, a General Medical Practitioner with a private hospital in Gwagalada, FCT, has warned that wrongly treatment malaria could lead to tonsillitis complications.
Following the advent of new sanitation technologies, innovations and emerging sanitation challenges, the Federal Government has commenced plans to review and update the 13-years-old National Environmental Sanitation Policy, guidelines and action plan to meet present needs and challenges.
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), has revealed that Nigeria would soon know the true status of HIV prevalence in the country.
A blood sucking mosquito really turned Dracula, when it lodged in a Vietnamese man’s nose for several days.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said 174 health workers have been trained in selected Primary Healthcare Centres across the state with 1,700 others shortlisted to partake in the exercise under the administration’s Health Improvement Programme (HIP), which is a coordinated effort to reposition primary healthcare delivery.
About 23,000 volunteer workers have been enlisted by the management of Transforming Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Optimal Pregnancy (TIPTOP) to assist in its fight against the scourge of malaria in Ebonyi State.
The Cameroon government has dropped charges of fake news levelled against a prominent TV journalist from an Anglophone region.
South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned, the president’s office said yesterday, following calls from opposition parties for him to stand down over a High Court ruling which said he had lied under oath.
The winner of the APC primary for Bakori/Danja Federal House of Representatives, Engr. Yakubu Nuhu Danja, has raised concerns over alleged substitution of his name by the national headquarters of the party.
The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
The ARX Maritime said a gang of Pirates attacked a sea vessel near Bonny Island in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has asked the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to resign honourably to save the party from further embarrassment.
Adamawa State Government has approved the demotion of some employees of its Land and Survey ministry over land collateral fraud and other related cases.
The Executive Chairman of Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Dr. Philip Tachin, has disclosed that over 50 public primary schools were destroyed this year by armed herdsmen who sacked several Benue communities.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of governorship candidates for the 2019 election in Rivers State.