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World AIDS Day: Abstinence is only way to avoid HIV/AIDS, other STDs, unwanted pregnancies – Foundation; Distributes 28,000 condoms in Abuja

By Talatu Maiwada   An NGO, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), says it has distributed 28,000 condoms in six states of the federation to commemorate the 2017 World AIDS Day. Mrs Christy Awunor, the Senior Nursing Officer of AHF, made this known in Abuja on Friday, while speaking at an event …

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UNICEF charges North East legislators to appropriate more funds for nutrition in 2018

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has charged legislators in North-East States to appropriate adequate funds in their 2018 budgets for health and nutrition. UNICEF’s Chief Field Officer for Bauchi, Abdullai Kakai, who was represented by the Office’ Nutrition Specialist, Philomena Irene, gave the charge at the opening ceremony …

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Ambode orders contractors to complete Ayinke House in six months …Commissions new access road to LASUTH

 In a move designed to permanently remove difficulties associated with accessing medical care faster during emergencies, Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday commissioned a new road linking the premises of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja from Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way. Governor Ambode, who also inspected the …

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Senate, Education, Health stakeholders endorse University of Health Sciences, Otukpo

A bill seeking  for the establishment of the Federal University of Health Sciences Otukpo (FUHSO), Benue state, has received the overwhelming endorsement of  the Senate, stakeholders in the Education and Health sectors in Nigeria. The Federal Ministry of Education, National Universities Commission(NUC), Medical and Dental Consultants  Association of Nigeria(MDCAN), Nigeria …

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I am no where close to Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa- Speaker Dogara; Bags Tafawa Balewa Award; Receives Resident Doctors

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that Nigeria’s first and only Prime Minister, the late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa has remained a political colossus in Nigeria’s history, 50 years after his death. The Speaker said this after he was conferred with the “Sir Abubakar Tafawa …

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Over 70% of pharmaceutical products circulating in Nigeria are fake — Global leader; Check abuse in certification of traditional medicines – Ikpeazu

By Sam Oditah At least 70 per cent of pharmaceutical products circulating in Nigeria are fake, says Dr. Andrew Nevin, the Financial Services Advisory Leader and Chief Economist, Project Blue PWc Nigeria. Nevin said this in his keynote address at the opening of the 90th Annual National Conference of the …

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