Poor domestic financing for Treatment of Tuberculosis by Nigerian Government puts citizens at risk

  By Ndidichukwu Odoh Few days to the end of 2019 fiscal year, the Nigerian government has released only 8% of its commitment of the $278...

Effectiveness of Albendazole and Mectizan in prevention of Elephantiasis and River Blindness

tablets did not only prevent infections but made them healthier. Between children and the elderly, Mectizan and Albendazole have proven effectiveness and acceptability among residents in Rivers communities.

“It happens to people who commit evil” Demystifying Myths around Lymphatic Filariasis in Nigeria

Diana’s poor health has left a huge economic gap in her family, being infected means that she can no more move around. Diana and her four children, survive from the little gains Adiais makes from his daily menial jobs.

MAM ignites lifestyle change in Omuanwa community of Rivers State

In August when UNICEF trained Community Implementer for MAM, Esther Benjamin visited John’s compound, she sensitized the women on the effects of open defecation, while she administered Albendazole and Mectizan for Prevention of Tropical diseases like lymphatic Filariasis also known as Elephantiasis and Onchocerciasis otherwise called River Blindness

Vitamin Angels’ Partners Advocate improved access to Vitamin Supplements at Hospitals

Vitamin Angels, a global charity which distributes Vitamin A and de-worming treatments to children under five globally and in Nigeria, is advocating for improved government will to strengthen Primary Health Care.

UHC: Law Maker commits to support efforts to end Micronutrient deficiency in Women and...

A Lawmaker in the Nigerian House of Representatives, Barrister, Onofiok Luke. Honourable Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium in Akwa Ibom State has called for improved commitment by all stakeholders in Nigeria to combat micronutrient deficiency among women and children

Between Children and the Elderly, Parasitic diseases know no age when 300 people share...

Open Defecation in Egwede community is high and contributes to the high disease prevalence affecting children, pregnant mothers and the elderly. Despite the poor financial status of the residents of Egwede community, health care is out-of-pocket and expensive. This has had huge financial implication on the families’ welfare.

Vision 90-90-90: Improving Psycho-social Support for women to Eliminate Mother-to-child transmission of HIV

  By Ndidichukwu Odoh In her first antenatal visit, Joy Umeh tested positive to HIV, She was counselled on how to go through the process of...

Africa, Asia leaders commit to end malaria

Leaders of countries endemic for malaria have pledged to boost innovation and access to new and existing antimalarials.

9 middle-income countries denied Gavi support look for new ways to get vaccine

Nine middle-income countries have agreed to work toward a pooled procurement mechanism for vaccines. They will begin by sharing vital information on the prices they...

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