Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode delivering her address, during the Town Hall Meeting on Maternal and Child Mortality Reduction program, in Epe Local Government Area, on Monday, 20th November 2017.
…Bolanle Ambode charges expectant mothers
Wife of the governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has again called on expectant mothers in the state, to patronize primary health centres and skilled birth attendants, to reduce the incidence of maternal and infant mortality.
A pathologist at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki (FETHA), Dr Dorothy Nweke, has advocated regular hand wash with soap or any approved liquid or solid detergent to maintain good personal hygiene.
FAVOUR SHUAIB, Abuja
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has denied rumour of suspected outbreak of the dreaded monkey pox, in Abuja.However, the Administration revealed that seven suspected cases have been recorded in four FCT Hospitals with samples of six victims taken and sent to Senegal for test and confirmation.
JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
The House of Representatives Committee on HealthCare Services and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund UNICEF and other relevant stakeholders on health have decried the prevalence of malnutrition particularly on maternal/ child healthcare delivery in Nigeria.
.Dickson charges residents not to panic
CHINEDU WOSU, Yenagoa
Following the outbreak of a deadly viral epidemic disease known as Monkey Pox in Bayelsa Communities three more person has been affected with the disease making the total numbers 13 persons.This is as Governor Seriake Dickson led administration has charge on residents of the state not to panic as government is in top gear curbing the disease.
A world-renowned cancer researcher and professor of pharmacology at the University of Maiduguri has called for greater commitment on the part of the government to the funding of research in the country.
The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy will on September 28 induct six professionals into its esteemed ranks.
According to Professor Fola Tayo, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of Caleb University, who also doubles as General Secretary of the Academy, the event will also be headlined by a keynote presentation by Professor Isa Marte Hussaini.
SELYA YARNAP, Bauchi
Bauchi State Government in collaboration with Health Policy Plus Nigeria have launched the state first Resources for the awareness of Population impact on Development, RAPID for child spacing in the state.
Her Excellency, Mrs Akeredolu
Betty Akeredolu Inaugurates BRECAN Lagos chapter, seeks Joint Support for Breast cancer Victims.The wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu yesterday Wednesday charged government, stakeholders and the society at large on the need to provide the needed support system to save more breast cancer patient across the country.
Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde, has advised fathers to allow their babies enjoy the period of breastfeeding.He said this in a message to a Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign organised by the Lagos chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ)/.