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Nigerian-born U.S.-based physicians begin free medical mission in Abia

By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom Umuahia, April 8, 2024 Nigerian-born U.S.-based physicians say they have commenced a free medical mission targetted at 7,000 Abia residents with different health challenges. The team, operating under the auspices of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA), said this at a news briefing they …

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Tanzanian VP highlights urgent global health challenges

By Abujah Racheal Dar es salaam, April 6, 2024 Tanzanian Vice President, Dr. Philip Isdor Mpango, has underscored the pressing global health challenges facing humanity. These challenges, he said, include the crises of insecurity, stubborn diseases, health pandemic risks, food insecurity, malnutrition, economic headwinds, and rapid technological advancements. Mpango said …

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Medical mission: Dabiri-Erewa commends Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas  

Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has applauded the efforts of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) for their continued commitment to providing free medical services to Nigerians across the states of the country. Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa stated this when she received Executive Members …

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Suicide on the rise in Nigeria – UNICEF

BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto Mr. Wayne Bleier, a Consultant with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF ), has identified causes of the increasing incidences of suicide, especially among young persons and students of Universities and other higher institutions. Bleier, a Mental Health and Psychological Support Services (MHPSS) Consultant with UNICEF, also stressed …

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NLNG inaugurates twin theatre suite at Jos University Teaching Hospital

Jos, April 3, 2024 The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG ), through its Hospital Support Programme (HSP), has inaugurated a twin theatre suite at the Accident and Emergency Unit of  the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), to enhance healthcare delivery. Mr. Andy Odeh, the General Manager, External Relations and …

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Abia Govt. to introduce Contributory Pension Scheme for civil servants; Gets set for medical mission from USA

By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom Umuahia, April 2, 2024 The Abia Government has expressed its resolve to commence a Pension Contributory Scheme for civil servants. The Commissioner for Information and Culture, Mr. Okey Kanu, made  this known on Tuesday during a press briefing on the outcome of the State Executive Council Meeting …

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SOSG, Plan Int’l roll-out mental health support toll-free helpline

 Inauguration of Toll-free Helpline for Adolescent on Mental Health and Psycho-social support   By Muhammad Nasir   Sokoto Feb. 24, 2024 The Sokoto State Government, in collaboration with an NGO,  Plan International, funded by Global Affairs Canada, on Saturday rolled-out a toll-free helpline for mental health and psycho-social support targeted …

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African Medical Centre of Excellence wraps up successful Health Forum 2024 in Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria The African Medical Centre of Excellence, Abuja (AMCE Abuja), a quaternary-level multi-speciality medical institution developed by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com) and King’s College Hospital, London, concluded its highly anticipated African Health Forum 2024 in Abuja, Nigeria, marking a significant milestone in advancing healthcare collaboration and innovation across …

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