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NAFDAC alerted on blood tonic used for intoxication among youths

NAFDAC alerted on blood tonic used for intoxication among youths

Health July 23, 2019 at 6:07 pm 0 comments

Vanguard against Drug Abuse (VGADA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has expressed worry over the abuse of a popular blood tonic by youths, saying it is a dangerous development.
President of the group, Dr Hope Abraham, said in Abuja on Tuesday, that the

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Life Expectancy Of Nigerians To Fall Below 45 Years By 2030 – Dr. Ukpong

Life Expectancy Of Nigerians To Fall Below 45 Years By 2030 – Dr. Ukpong

Health July 10, 2019 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

The life expectancy or how long an average Nigerian is expected to live is expected to fall below 45 years within the next decade (2030).
The national leader and founder of Change Nigeria Party (CNP) and a former Gubernatorial Candidate in Akwa Ibom State Dr. Engr. Anietie Ukpong issued the

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Adadevoh: ECOWAS Honours Late Nigerian Doctor for Curbing Ebola

Adadevoh: ECOWAS Honours Late Nigerian Doctor for Curbing Ebola

Health, News June 30, 2019 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

The 2018 ECOWAS Prize of Excellence has been posthumously awarded to a former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan and Dr Ameyo Adadevoh for their contributions to region’s well-being.
The prize was presented to representatives of their families at the 55 Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of

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62 Million Nigerians Live Without Access to Improved Water Supply – EU

62 Million Nigerians Live Without Access to Improved Water Supply – EU

Health June 27, 2019 at 10:42 am 0 comments

The Head of Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Amb. Ketil Karlsen, on Wednesday said 62 million Nigerians live without access to improved water and spend over half an hour traveling to fetch water.
The European Ambassador equally said the organization has spent more 260 million euros

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Borno in need of additional 4,000 health personnel

Borno in need of additional 4,000 health personnel

Health June 16, 2019 at 10:50 am 0 comments

The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.
State Chairman of the body, Yusuf Inuwa, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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We’ll Address Nigerians’ Mental Disorders This Year – WHO

We’ll Address Nigerians’ Mental Disorders This Year – WHO

Health June 13, 2019 at 8:43 am 0 comments

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will be addressing emergencies and mental disorders in Nigeria and several other countries this year.
In a report published on Wednesday, WHO listed other countries affected to include Bangladesh, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, South Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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