Tuesday 21 August, 2018
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METRO DAILY NIGERIA
Category Archives: Health

By Eric Ojo The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has said that nearly 800 children die globally every day from diarrhea caused by unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene. In addition, for children under five, water...

By METRO DAILY on Aug 8th, 2018

Armed escorts will be required to protect vaccination teams as they battle to contain Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organization has warned. The Ebola outbreak area in North Kivu province, classified as a level...

By METRO DAILY on Aug 8th, 2018
R-L: Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs. Asha Buhari, Chief Medical Director of Maitama General Hospital, Dr. Suleiman Ahmed and Mrs. Fatoumatta Bah First lady of Gambia

R-L: Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs. Asha Buhari, Chief Medical Director of Maitama General Hospital, Dr. Suleiman Ahmed and Mrs. Fatoumatta Bah First lady of Gambia The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari, yesterday hosted the wife...

By METRO DAILY on Aug 6th, 2018

p The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it would fight the resurgence of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) like it fought the previous epidemics. The Director-General of WHO, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, stated this as the...

By METRO DAILY on Aug 2nd, 2018

The Federal Ministry of Health has recalled 2.4 million bottles of cough syrup containing codeine after a recent audit of the substance carried out by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). According to a statement...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 29th, 2018

UNICEF (www.UNICEF.org), the world’s leading children’s organization, and LIXIL (www.LIXIL.com), a maker of pioneering water and housing products, are coming together in a new partnership to help vulnerable children gain access to safe...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 27th, 2018

The Ebola virus outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been declared over by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Speaking from the country’s capital, Kinshasa, Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO, hailed the “tireless...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 25th, 2018

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany conducted their First Merck Health Media Training in Nairobi, Kenya. The training program was attended by over 200 journalists representing multimedia, print...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 23rd, 2018

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will put necessary measures in place to control influx of unregistered alcohol drinks in Nigerian markets. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye,...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 8th, 2018
Gov. Masari

Gov. Masari No fewer than five persons have lost their lives and 50 others hospitalised over suspected outbreak of cholera in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State. Alhaji Ahmed Abubakar, representing Funtua Local Government Constituency...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 2nd, 2018