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Kaduna targets 422 remote areas for vaccination

The Kaduna State Primary Healthcare Development Agency says it will focus on hard-to-reach areas in 2018 in its total push to sustain vaccination in...

Lesotho discovers 910 carat diamond, 5th largest ever found

A 910-carat diamond was found in the small Southern Africa nation of Lesotho, the fifth-largest gem-quality diamond ever found, diamond miner Gem Diamonds Limited...

Ogoni cleanup: Why FG must start now – Ecologist

An ecologist, Mr Dennis Ugwuja has appealed to the Federal Government to fast-track the clean-up of the oil spill in Ogoni land, Rivers. Ugwuja, also...

Namibia lifts ban on poultry imports from Belgium

Namibia has resumed imports and in-transit movement of live poultry and poultry products from Belgium. The ban on poultry imports from Belgium was made...

WHO okays Chinese-produced HIV, Hepatitis vaccines

Two Chinese-produced vaccines, a Bivalent Oral Poliomyelitis Vaccine (BOPV) and a Hepatitis “A” Vaccine (HAV), have received prequalification by the WHO. The move indicates that...

Nigerian nurses lack life support skills

Inspire Nurses Network Africa (INNA), an NGO, has said 90 per cent of Nigerian Nurses lacked basic life support skills on emergency care. Josiah Okesola,...

Kogi doctors extend strike notice till 31 Dec

The Kogi chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says it has extended to Dec.31 the ultimatum it gave to the state government to...

CILT Want Review of Nigeria’s Transport Policy

Mr Raynolds Shodeinde, Assistant Director, Administration, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Nigeria has called for urgent review of the National Transportation Policy...

Council immunises 41, 671 children against measles

The Miga Local Government Council of Jigawa, on Monday, said over 41,671 children were vaccinated against measles in the area during the just concluded...

Monkeypox: Bayelsa allays fear of new outbreak

Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, on Monday, dispelled the romour that two new cases of monkeypox disease were detected in the state. Etebu...