2nd person cleared for HIV raises hope for cure

An HIV-positive positive patient in London has been cleared of the virus after getting a bone marrow transplant to treat lymphoma, raising hopes for...

Only 28 Guinea worm infections recorded in 2018

The number of human cases of Guinea worm disease reported dropped from 30 in 2017 to 28 last year. It is the lowest since the...

Malaria: Nigeria’s Dutse Makaranta households breed mosquito vectors everyday

  By Ndidichukwu Odoh When in June 2018 Five years old Michael fell sick, his mother, Adedoyin thought it was just fever and headache that will...

When Childbirth was a nightmare for Nigeria’s Wushishi Women

  By Ndidichukwu Odoh 30 years old Maimuna Adamu has had six children between 2007 when she was 20 years old and newly married and 2017...

The ‘angel’ who secretly pays patients’ hospital bills

In Nigeria, very few medical services are free of charge, and if you can't pay your hospital bill you may not be allowed to...

Nigerian public health academy trains youths on health literacy and advocacy

  By Ogechi Uka A one-day Health Literacy Leadership course (HLLC) for young leaders on universal health coverage was recently organized by the West African Academy...

Breaking News: 2019 Budget: BHCPF Gets N51.22 billion

By Ndidi Chukwu President Mohamadu Buhari has just announced the allocation of N51.22 billion of the nation’s 1% Consolidated Revenue for Basic Health Care Provision...

WHO, partners launch new malaria response

Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, according to the new World malaria report 2018. To get the reduction...

Women in sub-Saharan Africa pressured to use contraception covertly

Women in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Uganda are often pressured by family and through societal expectations to have more children, but commonly resort to covert...

How Facebook advert saved me from Tuberculosis

When Bernard qualified as a mason, what  excited him most, was the prospect of starting a new chapter in his life. He had left...

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