In its latest situation report, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said 5.7 million cases of malaria had been recorded in Burundi in 2019 — a figure roughly equal to half its entire population. Of those cases, a total of 1,801 died from the mosquito-born disease in Burundi between Jan. […]Read More
According to records, there are 5 million youth living with HIV. Young people’s risk of becoming newly infected with HIV is closely correlated with age of sexual debut. Abstinence from sexual intercourse and delayed initiation of sexual behaviour are among the central aims of HIV prevention efforts for young people. Decreasing the number of sexual […]Read More
The World Health Organization took the rare step Wednesday of classifying an ongoing Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo as a “public health emergency of international concern,” just days after a first case of the virus was confirmed in the major city of Goma on the border with Rwanda. The last time the global health body declared an […]Read More
A male patient has committed suicide at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, the hospital confirmed on Tuesday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Spokesman for UBTH, Mr Joshua Uwaila, said the incident occurred at the Accident and Emergency Ward of the hospital on Saturday night. It was alleged that the victim took his own […]Read More
The Federal Government will receive the sum of $75m in the next five years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for routine childhood immunisation.
This is just as the government reiterated its commitment to childhood immunisation through innovative financing agreement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
It is indicated that the fund might be directly invested in Nigeria’s Basic Health Care Provision Fund.
If you’re one of the many who are on a quest for a better night’s sleep, and have already tried such remedies as sleeping apps or luxury bedding to no avail, it may be because you still need to work on reducing anxiety. With so many distractions in today’s world, whether it’s social media or worrying about an early morning meeting, our minds are always going,Read More
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The best way out is to identity any minor existing or potential foot issues early and take action to ensure that they don’t become major problems.Read More
There are fears a potentially fatal “rat fever” that can cause uncontrolled bleeding from the mouth, nose or vagina is spiraling out of control.Read More
Microsoft co-founder and investor Paul Allen announced Monday evening that he is battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma againRead More
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Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari last Friday ceded his power to declare a national emergency to the head of the country’s National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA.Read More
Exercise is just as good for the brain as it is for the body.Read More
Kofi Annan, the soft-spoken diplomat who served as the first United Nations secretary-general from sub-Saharan Africa, will be buried in GhanaRead More
Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 died from the disease and more than 2,000Read More
Roughly 116,000 deaths per year in sub-Sarahan Africa are linked to counterfeit or substandard anti-malaria drugsRead More