Vaccine network urges Traditional leaders to support gender balance in Leadership

By Ndidichukwu Odoh Vaccine network for Disease Control, has called on traditional and community leaders in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory to ensure gender balance and...

Ebola simulation drills in Tanzania trade worry for calm at border entry points

A wooden boat sways idyllically in a marsh of the Malagarasi River where it begins from an eastern mouth of the great Lake Tanganyika,...

Nigeria rushes into current flash flooding to mitigate health hazards-WHO

  Flash flooding has created a humanitarian emergency in areas of north-eastern Nigeria already complicated by insurgency, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and a fragile health...

Fighting Polio: Nigeria’s Journey to Freedom

  By Ndidichukwu Odoh Nigeria has survived another three years without Wild Polio Virus infection on any child. The world again celebrated this victory against one...

Yellow fever epidemic in Ebonyi undetected for months

It has emerged the recent outbreak of Yellow fever in Ebonyi “may have been going on for a few months undetected” by local health...

WHO, UNICEF call for family-friendly policies to encourage breastfeeding

Becoming the parent of a new baby is both a life-altering gift and an immense responsibility. This week, as countries around the world celebrate World...

Nigeria lawmakers ready to tackle bill against suicide

The deputy whip at the House of Representatives, Nkiruka Onyejiocha, has said she is willing to accept any legislation to help curb what doctors...

From breastfeeding to SDGs: D8 demand improved investment

The Developing-8 countries (D-8) Organization for Economic Cooperation has called for improved investment in low- and middle-income countries alike, to promote breastfeeding. The group has...

D-8 advocates investment in breastfeeding programs for SDGs

  By Ndidichukwu Odoh As the World commemorates 2019 Breastfeeding Week in August 1-7 the Developing-8 countries (D-8) Organization for Economic Cooperation, has called for improved...

Conference studies rising suicides to offer solution

Experts and scientists are to discuss the rising trend of suicide among Nigerians at the annual scientific conference of the Nigerian Medical Association in...

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