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NIMASA, NHF partner on heart awareness to save lives;   – N100m Golf Charity Fund Raising holds September 1

  In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has partnered with the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF) to assist the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in creating awareness on the dangers of heart diseases and the effect on the well-being of people. This was made known …

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Airtel inaugurates Centre for Mental Health Care …Says it is committed to helping underprivileged people 

Leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel has handed over a fully furnished centre for mental health care to She Writes Woman, a non-governmental organization, which focuses on providing care, support and advocacy platform for Nigerians with  mental health disorder.  The centre, which was handed over on Thursday, August 2, 2018 was …

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World Breastfeeding Week: Nestlé deepens commitment to breastfeeding promotion in Central & West Africa

 Breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way to ensuring child health, proper growth and development. In support of this year’s World Breastfeeding Week themed “Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life” Nestlé launches the second edition of its campaign “Breastfeeding, it takes all of us” campaign.. The campaign encourages mothers to breastfeed and …

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Bayelsa: Obasanjo, Liberian VP, others to flag off summit on maternal mortality  *Dickson launches Safe Motherhood Initiative  

  The Bayelsa State Government is set to hold the first summit on Infant and maternal mortality in Yenagoa on Tuesday.   The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said in a statement on Monday that the Governor of the state, Henry Seriake Dickson in company of his …

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Airtel donates medical kits to Cancer Treatment Foundation…Reiterates commitment to quality health-care delivery

In realization of the Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3), which focuses on promoting good health and well-being, leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with St. Cyril Cancer Treatment Foundation, to offer better care and support to cancer patients.   At a formal ceremony held at St. Cyril’s headquarters …

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Delta Govt lauds US-based Ubulu-Uku Association for rehabilitating hospital …As Association awards scholarships to indigent undergraduates

 The Delta State Government has commended sons and daughters of Ubulu Uku, in the diaspora in the Aniocha South area of the state for their support for the government’s developmental efforts in making life more meaningful for the people of the area. The government’s commendation came in the wake of …

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“Drugs are poison” – Dr. Lolu Ojo warns at West Africa Postgraduate College of Pharmacists conference

The West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists, Kwara/Kogi zone, has warned against indiscriminate use of drugs, saying that they are poison. Dr. Lolu Ojo, the former Chairman, National Drug Distribution Committee, gave this warning, on Tuesday, at a press conference, organised by the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists in …

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JOHESU suspends nationwide strike

By Felicia Imohimi   The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says it has suspended its six weeks nationwide strike while negotiation continues on Monday. Its Chairman, Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, disclosed this in a communique issued at the end of the union’s National Executive Council meeting on Thursday in Abuja. He …

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