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Renowned Nigerian Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi Tasks Parents To Embrace Polio Immunization

Renowned Nigerian Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi Tasks Parents To Embrace Polio Immunization

  A renowned Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi has appealed to parents to accept polio immunization with a view to making their children healthier. Sheikh Bauchi who made the appeal at the closing ceremony of his 2019 Ramadan Tafsir at Murtala Square in Kaduna on Thursday, said the fight Against Polio virus is not […]

Ali Pate Of Nigeria Gets World Bank, Harvard University Appointments

  Nigerian former Minister of State for Health, Muhammad Ali Pate, has received two appointments from the World Bank Group and the Public Health Graduate School of Harvard University: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Pate was appointed earlier this May by the World Bank Group as the Global Director of Health, […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Govt Tasks Residents On Fight Against Malaria, To Distribute 5.2 Million Treated Nets

  By Iliya Kure Kaduna state in northern Nigeria, has urged residents to intensify the fight against malaria and its eradication by keeping their environment clean, saying government is concerned by the rising cases of the scourge. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Human Services, Shehu Usman Muhammad made the call at the first-quarter review […]

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Nigeria: Why Kaduna Government Must Pay Money Owed Contractor That Supplied Family Planning Consumables In 2018

  By Iliya Kure Kaduna State Government was celebrated in 2018 for being the first state in Nigeria to procure and distribute consumables to all public owned facilities providing Family Planning Services. The procurement attracted several other accolades in the family planning circle in Nigeria, because the State Government had demonstrated leadership among states in […]

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Nigerian Govt Decentralises Purchase Of Family Planning Commodities – Official

By Joseph Edegbo: Federal Government has allowed Kaduna State Government to procure family planning commodities to meet its demands. With the action, the state government can now purchase the commodities directly through United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), though with some guidelines. Coordinator of Reproductive Health in the Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Northwest […]

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Family Planning: Media Tasked To Promote Supportive Environment

  By Joseph Edegbo: Pathfinder International has asked the media to overcome barriers in policy formulation and implementation through reportage in order to promote supportive environment for family planning. Communication and Media Officer of the organisation, Somto Atuanya gave the task on Friday at a Media Parley with PMA2020 and FHANI in Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria. […]

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2019 World Malaria Day: Subject Yourselves To Medical Test Before Medication – Experts Tell Pregnant Women

  By Joseph Edegbo: As part of its contributions to raise awareness on malaria, a Media Roundtable has been held in Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria to mark the 2019 World Malaria Day which has as its theme, “Zero Malaria Starts With Me”. Organised by Africa Media Development Foundation, AMDF, the event was held to expose Journalists […]

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First Of Open-heart Surgeries Performed In Limpopo, South Africa … heart stopped for 1hr. 45nins

  An open-heart operation performed by doctors in Limpopo, South Africa is set to be the first of many surgeries that will see the province reduce its number of patient referrals to other provinces. Reports say medical staff, led by Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Professor Marule Lucas Mohlala at Mankweng Hospital in Limpopo, performed the open-heart […]

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