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Health experts from Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), World Health Organisation (WHO) and African Union (AU) on Monday started a meeting to assess the progress on Ebola response.
Ekiti State Government has called for a collaborative efforts among all stakeholders in order to achieve the year 2022 target of open defecation free state.
As Ekiti State government has been rated as the second highest in the country in terms of open defecation, the government has restated its commitment to eradicate open defecation before 2022, by taking the campaign to learning institutions and public places.
To reduce the burden of treating cancer, a terminal disease claiming over 40, 000 Nigerians yearly, the federal government is planning to roll out a cancer treatment fund, health minister, Osagie Ehanire, has said.
The Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Kware, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to consider rising suicide cases as a global concern caused by lifestyle challenges rather than restricting it to mental health disorders.
A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Abdur-Rasheed Awesu, has called for mental health education as a tool to curb the rising tides of suicide in Nigeria.
People living with Albinism have appealed to Federal Government for full implementation of National Eye Policy to improve access to eye health services in the country.
A new study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has shown that despite progress recorded worldwide in combating Rubella virus, three out of ten children are still not protected from the disease.
Thirteen people, most of them students, were killed when a pick-up truck flipped over while trying to change lanes on Sunday in the Thai capital, police said.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its recent report says 800,000 people commit suicide every year across the world.
A medical expert, Abdulkadir Tabari, has called for concerted efforts of all stakeholders to make Nigeria’s medical residency program relevant and visible in the global mix.
Federal Ministry of Health says it will renew its partnership with the University of Ibadan (UI) on health promotion toward better healthcare delivery.
The World Health Organisation has urged countries to increase spending on primary healthcare by at least one per cent of their Gross Domestic Product in order to eliminate the gaps that still exist in accessing healthcare.
Congo will introduce a second vaccine against Ebola from mid-October, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, as the central African country continues to battle what has become the second-worst outbreak of the disease in history.
The University of Jos is seeking international collaboration for clinical trials and production of the world’s first anti-snake venom vaccine.
Countries must invest at least one per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP) in primary health care development in order to achieve Universal Health Coverage, a new World Health Organisation report has said.
The right-hand man of Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh on Monday admitted being "partially responsible" for the arrest, torture and execution of suspected political opponents during the leader's 22-year reign.
Manchester United midfielder Fred admits that he endured a “difficult” debut campaign at Old Trafford but has vowed to “play better” as he starts to feel more settled in England.
At least nine Taliban militants were poisoned by unknown individuals in Afghan’s eastern Ghazni province, according to local media reports.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday cut short his three-day visit to Japan due to unbearable pain in his spinal column near the pelvic bone, his spokesman said.
Big Brother, BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi Uchendu, has opened up on Tacha’s disqualification from the ‘pepper dem’ reality show.
An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a 46-year-old man, Tunde Omisakin, to 12 years imprisonment for causing the death of his girlfriend, Tina Toroso.
A former Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Christopher Kolade, has said the transformation agenda of former President Goodluck Jonathan failed because it was not centred around the people.
Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
Manchester United will try to sign one or two players in the January transfer window to improve their chances of finishing in the top four, but will not spend big on transfer fees and wages, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
Uzoho sustained the injury and was stretchered out of the match midway through the second half of the friendly and was subsequently replaced by new invitee Maduka Okoye.