Buhari commissions Air Force Hospital in Daura, says it will serve neighboring states/newsheadline247.com
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Buhari commissions Air Force Hospital in Daura, says it will serve all

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the multi-billion naira Air Force Reference hospital in Daura, Katsina State. The President during the commissioning assured of his support and commitment in ensuring that the hospital becomes fully functional and accessible to all Nigerians. Buhari pointed out that commissioning of this hospital is another critical milestone recorded by Read more

Open Defection: Nigeria ranks second in the world - UNICEF/newsheadline247.com/
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Open Defection: Nigeria ranks second in the world – UNICEF

Nigeria has been ranked second among countries practising open defecation globally, says the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF. Dr Geoffrey Njoku, Communication Specialist, UNICEF made this known at a Two-Day Media Dialogue in Calabar State on Wednesday. The theme of the dialogue “Clean Nigeria: Use the Toilet” is aimed at creating awareness to end the Read more

Ogun first lady, Deputy Gov. Salako-Oyedele flag off statewide campaign against Hepatitis/newsheadline247.com
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Ogun first lady, Deputy Gov. Salako-Oyedele flag off statewide campaign against Hepatitis

Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, the wife of the governor of Ogun State, has flagged off the statewide campaign against Hepatitis B in commemoration of the World Hepatitis Day celebration in Abeokuta, on Monday. Mrs Abiodun, alongside the state Deputy Governor, Mrs Noimot Salako-Oyedele, joined other medical personnel from the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to Read more

New method to block malaria transmission identified - Study/newsheadline247
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New method to block malaria transmission identified – Study

A new study shows that natural human immune responses can recognize and kill malaria parasites before they can spread to mosquitoes. The work forms a starting point for a new line of vaccine research, according to a team of scientists from the University of Glasgow, Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Read more

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DG NIMR Prof. Salako to speak on health at 12th Ta’lim-Ul-Muslimeen Ramadan Lecture

The Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Professor Babatunde Lawal Salako has been picked as the guest lecturer of the 12th Ta’lim-Ul-Muslimeen Ramadan Lecture. Ta’lim-Ul-Muslimeen, a foremost Islamic group is set to host yet another superlative Ramadan lecture on Sunday, 12th of May 2019 at the Ijamido City Hall in Ota, Ogun Read more

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Breastfeeding can prevent 13% of infant mortality, says expert

Technical Advisor, Policy and Advocacy, Alive & Thrive, Mrs Toyin Adewale-Gabriel, says if 90 per cent of mothers can practice exclusively breastfeeding, not less than 13 per cent of infant mortality can be prevented. Adewale-Gabriel said this at the forum on “Media Coverage of the 2019 General Elections”  organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists Read more

Ethics and the human rights of people living with mental disorders in Africa/newsheadline247
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Ethics and the human rights of people living with mental disorders in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 7, 2019/ — The events surrounding the Life Esidimeni tragedy, where 91 mental health patients died in the Gauteng province of South Africa while under government care, is a shocking reminder of the gap between the lawful rights and harsh realities of mental disorder sufferers in South Africa. According to the Read more