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Save the Children International signs MoU with Gombe, commend education budget 

Save the Children International (SCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Gombe State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development for continued collaboration and sustainability of various interventions in the areas of Child survival and welfare. The International NGO, while also commending the State Government for allocating the …

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361, 000 children die yearly of Malnutrition in Nigeria; i.e 1000 deaths per day – Survey

From: Ruth  Yarnap Bauchi The  Head of  Monitoring and Evaluation of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre,(CISLAC),Mrs Lovelyn Agbor has disclosed that  according to National Nutrition health survey 2018, about 361, 000 children die yearly on account of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) which translates to 1000 deaths per day in Nigeria. She said this on …

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Coronavirus: Suspected pranksters cause panic in Abuja; Paraded by Police; No case of  virus in FCT says Director of Public Health 

Suspected pranksters who went to the Wuse District Hospital, Abuja claiming that one of them had been infected by the Coronavirus have caused panic and confusion as well as disruption of normal health service delivery at the hospital.  A statement by Anthony Ogunleye, Chief  Press  Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, said the …

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Lassa fever: Enugu govt denies remoured death of nurse …Advises residents not to panic … Elaborates on precautionary measures

  The Enugu State Government has dispelled the rumour making the rounds that one of the nurses that treated the patient who died of Lassa fever has also died. Reacting to the rumor, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi, said that the information was false, unfounded and …

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Lassa fever: Zulum propels Borno’s emergency response team  … Wants tight measures around IDPs … No cause for alarm, team assures 

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has stimulated a standing emergency response with a call on the health professionals to ensure the full containment of lassa fever so it does not spread beyond one case so far established. Zulum also directed that special attention be accorded to government controlled camps …

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