Nigeria routine immunisation rises amidst concerns over outbreaks

Up to 57 in 100 children aged under one got routine vaccines last year, up from 48 in 100 in 2015, according to recent...

2019 Africa Vaccination Week: UNICEF Calls for safe Vaccines

By Ndidichukwu Odoh As Nigeria joins the world to commemorate 2019 Africa Vaccination Week, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said it has launched a...

Programme boosts number of births registered in Nigeria by 29 million

By Ndidichukwu Odoh A birth registration programme implemented by the National Population Commission (NPopC),with support from UNICEF, has increased the number of children between the...

Healthworkers spark demand for diarrhoea, anaemia treatment

A mass of community health volunteers is using their training to kick up health awareness in parts of northern Nigeria. The number of pregnant women...

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...

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