Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Lagos Nurse Arrested In Baby Swap deal

June 1,2017 - Lensng- 11; 12AM A nurse in Lagos has been arrested in connection with a baby swap scandal resulting from her failed attempt...

Nigerian government to set up vaccines joint venture with May & Baker

BUJA May 31 (Lensng)- Nigeria's cabinet approved on Wednesday a plan to set up a joint venture with pharmaceutical firm May & Baker Nigeria...

Despite Ebola and Zika, Most Countries Still Not Ready for a Pandemic

Okafor Joseph-May 26,2017-3:08 PM GENEVA, May 25, 2017 – Despite progress made since the Zika and Ebola crises, a report released today by the International...

Fourth person dead of Ebola in Congo

Okafor Joseph- Mon May 22, 2017 4:52 pm GM A fourth person has been found  dead from Ebola in remote northeastern Democratic Republic of...

Nigeria to launch meningitis jab campaign as death toll jumps to 336

LAGOS, April 4  - Nigeria is launching a mass vaccination campaign as part of its emergency response to an outbreak of meningitis in its...

Lack of clean water poses extra threat to millions facing famine: UN

LONDON, March 29  - Nearly 27 million people in countries facing famine - Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen - do not have access...

Polio: LG targets 82,000 children say’s Daura

March 27, 2017 The Daura Local Government Area of  Katsina State says it is targeting  82,000 children for immunisation against polio in a four-day exercise. Information...

First Lady Urges Malawian Women to Utilise Cancer Screening Services to Save Lives

Malawi First Lady Madam Gertrude Mutharika has urged Malawian women to periodically go for cancer screening to save their lives. Speaking in Lilongwe on Sunday...

New Africa disease agency aims to prevent fresh Ebola crisis

Africa's new continent-wide public health agency could help prevent a repeat of the disastrous Ebola epidemic by monitoring diseases across country borders and deploying...

Cancer kills 8.8m people, costs N522tr yearly, says WHO

• Journalists Against Cancer in Nigeria get four mobile cancer centresAbout 8.8 million people die every year from cancer, mostly in low and middle-income...

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