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Chewing Stick Wears Out Teeth Surface – Dental Surgeon

A Dental Surgeon with Bethel Dental Clinic, Abuja, Dr Isikwei Uche, has said that the constant use of chewing stick to clean the mouth can wear out the surface of the...

WHO

Population Of Aged People To Double By 2050, Says WHO

As medical advancements help more people to live longer lives, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that the number of people over the age of 60 is expected to...

WHO

WHO Issues New Guidelines On HIV

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus that causes AIDS should be treated...

WHO

Govs Applaud WHO For De-Listing Nigeria From List Of Polio Nations

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Monday, hailed the de-listing of Nigeria from polio endemic countries by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The NGF...

UN

UN Launches $25bn Public-Private Strategy On Maternal, Infant Mortality

The United Nations on Saturday launched an ambitious public-private strategy to end preventable death of women, children and adolescents, staking more than 25 billion...

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HIV: 747,000 Treated Patients Fall Short Of Target By 50% – NACA

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has disclosed that over 747,000 HIV positive persons are receiving treatment in over 1050 facilities across Nigeria....

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Gov Tambuwal Signs PHDA Bill

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Friday signed the Primary Healthcare Development Agency (amendment) Bill 2015 into law with a vow to reposition the agency for better...

Aisha Buhari

Reproductive and Maternal Health: Aisha Buhari Lends Helping Hand

Wife of the President, Hajia Aisha Buhari, has called on international agencies for more collaborative efforts to reduce the country’s malnutrition and maternal/new...

UN

Over 6m Saved As Malaria Death Rates Reduce By 60%, Says UN

The United Nations (UN) agencies have disclosed that the rates of death from malaria have reduced by 60 per cent in the past 15 years, indicating that more than six...

Aisha Buhari

Nigeria Has Only 120 Skincare Doctors For 170m Population, Says Aisha Buhari

The wife of President Muhammed Buhari, has lamented the dearth of trained dermatologists in Nigeria as there were only 120 of them registered to serve a population of...

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NACA Embarks On Study Of HIV Treatment

The federal government is to commence study on HIV treatments, known as Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and TasP (Treatment as Prevention)   because of their immense...

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Cholera Kills Five In Katsina

Five persons were feared dead and scores of others are undergoing treatment following the outbreak of an ailment said to be cholera that swept across four villages of...

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