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Abayomi Confirms Cholera Outbreak, 15 Fatalities Reported

The Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, has confirmed that recent disease outbreaks in the state are due to a highly aggressive and...

US S’Court Rejects Effort to Restrict Access to Abortion Pill

In a unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court has rejected an attempt to limit access to the abortion pill mifepristone, a key component of...

Cholera Outbreak: NCDC Records 30 Deaths, 1,141 Suspected Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention NCDC has alerted on increasing cholera cases nationwide, with 30 deaths, 1,141 suspected cases, and 65...

LASUTH on High Alert for Possible Cholera Outbreak in Lagos

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has announced its heightened preparedness to address a potential cholera outbreak in the state. Following the death...

WHO Reports First Human H5N2 Bird Flu Infection

The World Health Organization WHO, Friday, announced the death of the first confirmed human with the H5N2 bird flu strain. WHO announced on Wednesday...

Heat Waves Kill 200 People In Adamawa In 2 Weeks

A dangerous humid heatwave in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, has tragically claimed the lives of at least 200 people from May 1...

FDA Grants Full Approval for Pfizer’s Cervical Cancer Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval for Pfizer's drug, Tivdak, to treat cervical cancer patients who have progressed after...

Nigeria Requires $8 Billion Annually to Fight HIV/AIDS- Reps

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Control, Amobi Ogah, has stated that Nigeria needs an estimated $8 billion...

Namibia Emerges First to Eliminate Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Africa

Namibia has become the first country in Africa and the first high-burden country globally to reach a significant milestone in eliminating vertical mother-to-child transmission...

ACPN Urges President Tinubu to Reverse Ban on Imported Syringes, Needles

The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria ACPN has called on President Bola Tinubu to nullify the ban on the importation of syringes and...

FG Bans use of Foreign Syringes, Needles in Tertiary Hospitals

The Federal Government has mandated all Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and Medical Directors (MDs) of Federal Tertiary Hospitals to procure needles and syringes solely...

Malaria: A Major Public Health Concern in Nigeria

The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, ACPN, has said that malaria is a major public health concern in Nigeria, with an estimated 68...

FG launches national hepatitis C self-testing guideline

The federal government has launched the National Hepatitis C (HVC) Self-testing guideline to increase equitable access to diagnosis and treatment of the disease. The coordinating...

Nigeria, 12 Other Countries Receive $36.5m to Eliminate Trachoma

Nigeria and 12 other nations have been allocated $36.5 million to eradicate trachoma, a debilitating eye disease. Dr. Joy Shu’aibu, Country Director for Sightsavers,...

WHO to Start HPV Vaccination in Kogi State

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) vaccination will soon commence in Kogi State, targeting girls aged nine to...
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