Monday 22 October, 2018
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Category Archives: Health
Zika Virus outbreak hits Indian

Zika Virus outbreak hits Indian Indian authorities have put the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on high health alert in the wake of a Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan state, according to Xinhua news agency. A senior health official said...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 22nd, 2018
Members of the NGO with women of Ruga community during the distribution of condoms

Members of the NGO with women of Ruga community during the distribution of condoms The AIDS Health Care Foundation (AHF), an international NGO, has distributed more than 4,000 condoms and 500 sanitary pads to women and girls at Ruga community...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 19th, 2018
Mr Adah Shem, the Executive Director, Advocacy for Development, Health and Environmental Sustainability

Mr Adah Shem, the Executive Director, Advocacy for Development, Health and Environmental Sustainability Mr Adah Shem, the Executive Director, Advocacy for Development, Health and Environmental Sustainability, an NGO, has called on the Federal...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 19th, 2018
UNICEF

UNICEF BudgIT, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has urged the Federal Government to prioritise the funding of health and education sectors through placing them on statutory transfers of the annual budget. BudgIT Head of Innovation, Mr Abel...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 18th, 2018

By Eric Ojo, Abuja Lifebuoy, the world’s leading anti-bacterial soap brand from Unilever has taken handwashing campaign to several schools across Nigeria to teach children about the importance and benefits of proper handwashing with soap. The...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 17th, 2018
Cannabis Growing Pots

Cannabis Growing Pots As Canadians prepare for the legalisation of recreational cannabis this week, 24 students will become the first in the country to get formal credentials in growing pot. Canada will become the first industrialized nation...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 16th, 2018

By Eric Ojo, Abuja As the world commemorates this year’s Global Handwashing Day, WaterAid Nigeria has urged governments around the world to prioritise the promotion of handwashing alongside water and sanitation in order to save lives. WaterAid...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 14th, 2018
World Health Organisation

World Health Organisation By Eric Ojo, Abuja Amidst the increasing rate of suicide cases in Nigeria, 60 million Nigerians have been estimated to be at risk of suffering from depression, according to a groundbreaking National Report on Depression. The...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 13th, 2018
Tuberculosis patient

Tuberculosis patient No fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis (TB), the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), said on Friday in Lagos. Mrs Itohowo Uko, the Deputy Directorof NTBLCP in the...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 12th, 2018
Somalia: Cholera kills 642 persons

Somalia: Cholera kills 642 persons No fewer than 42 people have been reported killed by cholera, acute watery diarrhea (AWD), in war-torn Somalia since December 2017, The country which has also been battling hunger and malnutrition is in dire...

By METRO DAILY on Oct 12th, 2018