Thursday 22 February, 2018
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METRO DAILY NIGERIA
Category Archives: Health

Rich in iron, calcium and vitamin C, rosalle plant (also known as Hibiscus flower) is used to make Zobo drink. It could be tea or juice that has many advantages but at the same time has many side effects. Let’s show you some of the disadvantages...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 16th, 2018

Lara Adejoro The World Health Organization is scaling up its response to an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria, which has spread to 17 states and may have infected up to 450 people in less than five weeks. From the onset of the outbreak, WHO Nigeria deployed staff from the national and state levels to support the Government of Nigeria’s national Lassa...

Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, says the prevalence of HIV and AIDS infections is highest among youths between the ages of 15 to24. The Site Coordinator, AHF Clinic, Dr Kema Onu, said this on the sideline of the procession of the 2018...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 14th, 2018

A Bill for an Act to amend the National Health Act to regulate and prohibit medical trip abroad by public servants has passed through second reading at the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Sponsor of the bill, Rep. Sergius Ogun (Edo-PDP),...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 14th, 2018

There is a strong possibility of industrial strike in the health sector as members of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have vowed to embark on a nationwide strike if the Federal...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 11th, 2018

The Yobe Commissioner for Health, Dr. Bello Kawuwa, said the state has recorded 10 new cases of Cebro Spinal Meningitis with three deaths this year. He disclosed this on Wednesday at the flag off of measles vaccination campaign in Damaturu. Kawuwa...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 7th, 2018

The Gombe State Government said on Monday that the state has one person to Lassa fever. Dr Joshua Abubukar, the Director, Public Heath, Gombe State Ministry of Health, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe. Abubakar said...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 5th, 2018

The Adamawa Government said it recruited 200 nurses to be deployed across the state. The state Commissioner for health, Dr Fatima Atiku said in Yola on Monday that the recruitment was part of measures by the state government to boost healthcare...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 5th, 2018

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has ordered the supply of more Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) for the treatment of malnourished children, an official said. The Project Manager, Kaduna State Emergency Nutrition Action Plan, Mr Shehu...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 4th, 2018

Ahead of the World Cancer Day (WCD) on Feb. 4, Women Hood Foundation, an NGO on Saturday in Kaduna called on stakeholders to channel cancer awareness campaigns to the rural areas. Malam Nurudeen Bello, an official, said at an awareness lecture...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 4th, 2018