Wednesday 13 December, 2017
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Category Archives: Health

The Executive Director of Nasarawa State Aids Control Agency, Dr Zakari Umar, said 54 babies delivered between January and September in the state tested positive to HIV. Umar made this known on Thursday in Lafia in an interview with the News...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 30th, 2017

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, through her NGO “Future Assured Initiative”, on Thursday flagged off her free medical services for 3,000 women, children and the aged in Zamfara. Aisha Buhari, who was represented by the Coordinator...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 30th, 2017

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration with Kaduna State Government has screened 4,343 youths for HIV/Aids in Jema’a Local Government Area of the state from August to date. They also provided HIV counseling and testing...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 29th, 2017

The Director of Womanhood, School of Health Science Kaduna, Hajiya Maryam Abubakar has said the rate of toilet infections among women and men has become worrisome. She said it was worsened by negligence as people still engage in open defecation...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 29th, 2017

The WHO says one in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, leading to tens of thousands of deaths, many of them of African children given ineffective treatments for pneumonia and malaria. In a major review of the problem,...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 28th, 2017

The Adamawa House of Assembly, on Tuesday passed a bill for the free treatment of accident and terrorism victims by government hospitals in the state. The bill was unanimously adopted and passed after a motion for its third reading by the Majority...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 28th, 2017

The Chairman, House Committee on HIV/AIDS, David Ombugadu, has called on the Nigerian Sex Workers Association to send a proposal to the National Assembly if it is serious about getting prostitution decriminalised. The National Coordinator of...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 23rd, 2017

Sheridan Larkman, 23, from Victoria, Australia says she can no longer stand the physical and mental strain they have caused. The mum-of-two claims that her boobs have been growing since she was just eight years old and she was a D cup by the...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 22nd, 2017

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAFDAC on proper regulation of Genetically Modified Foods (GM Foods) in the country. Mrs Gloria Ogbaki, Head of Press of NBMA, made this known...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 22nd, 2017

The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practise open defecation. Mr Zaid Jurji, the UNICEF Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Nigeria, made this...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 22nd, 2017