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Service Delivery: Ear Care Centre Tops, Meets Patients’ Desire

Service Delivery: Ear Care Centre Tops, Meets Patients’ Desire

  Several patients of the National Ear Care Centre, Kaduna, Northern Nigeria, have healed praises on the management and staff of the centre, over what they described as prompt service delivery. Speaking in separate chats with our correspondent who took a tour of the centre on Wednesday, they all expressed delight at the reception they […]

NURHI Congratulates FHANI For Laying Solid, Sustainable Foundation

Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative, NURHI has lauded the activities of FHANI, Family Health Advocates in Nigeria Initiative for bringing the issue of Child Birth Spacing to the front burner in Kaduna State. NURHI’s Senior Technical Advisor , Charity Ibeanudu gave the commendation in Kaduna on Tuesday at a meeting with members of FHANI . She […]

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Uganda To Immunise 18m Children In Measles, Polio Campaign Drive

Uganda’s ministry of health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday announced that they were set to immunise 18 million children below the age of 15 against measles and polio. The ministry and the global health body in a joint statement said the target population, which is about 43 per cent of the country’s […]

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Nigeria : Neonatal Tetanus, Measles, Meningitis Vaccines Are 100% Safe – Kaduna

  The Kaduna State Primary Health Agency,  North West Nigeria, has assured residents in the State that the vaccines for  neonatal tetanus, measles and meningitis are safe and beneficial . The assurance came, just as the Agency prepares to commence Immunization Campaigns against measles in October and meningitis in November 2019. Executive Secretary of the […]

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Nigeria: Jigawa Announces Child Spacing Budget Line, To Allocate N25 Million In 2020 Budget

  By Iliya Kure Dutse (Nigeria) – Jigawa State Government in northwest Nigeria has announced the creation of child spacing budget line and intention to allocate N25 million to the budget line in its 2020 budget appropriation. Executive Secretary of the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Kabir Ibrahim, announced this at the opening of […]

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Snake Bites: Rotary To Construct Lab, Donate 10,000 Doses of Venom

  The Rotary Club of Naraguta, District 9125, Jos, North Central Nigeria, on Saturday promised to construct and equip an additional laboratory in Zamko Medical Centre, Langtang, Plateau, to reduce the numbers of casualties of snake bites. The Rotary Club of Naraguta also promised to donate 10,000 doses of anti-snake venom to the medical certre. […]

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Family Planning: Group Calls For Increase Budgetary Allocation In Kaduna

  Participants at a meeting on Family Planning have called for increase in 2020 Kaduna State budget to N362.8 million from the current N147.6 million to address the existing funding Gap in the implementation of the programme. The gap was created due to lack of FP commodities and consumables arising from inadequate funding thereby denying […]

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Imo State University Teaching Hospital Doctors Not On Strike – Management

  The Management of Imo State University Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH), Orlu, says contrary to the ongoing rumours, there is no strike on going by Medical Doctors working in the Institution, adding that the State Government has continued to negotiate with critical stakeholders in the health sector in the state to ensure stability in the system. […]

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