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Area Rotary clubs plan for World Polio Day – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier – Healt Education Nigeria

ARCOLA — Rotary clubs throughout East Central Illinois are planning a multi-media public awareness campaign for World Polio Day on Tuesday. They will be using billboards, newspapers and public service announcements in at least 40 locations. District 6490 Governor Larry J. Howell of the Arcola Rotary Club said the goal is to increase public awareness

Woman survives Cancer, dies after drinking all day – Vanguard – Healt Education Nigeria

A middle-class mother died from  alcohol  poisoning after drinking wine all day while on a holiday to celebrate a break in her breast  cancer  treatment. Therapist Valerie Jones, 54, was taken to the  Greek  island of Santorini by her company director husband Nigel as a treat to recuperate from her illness. Valerie Jones An inquest

Monkey pox: Nasarawa Govt caution residents against bush meats – Vanguard – Healt Education Nigeria

Lafia – The Nasarawa State Government has advised residents against eating bush meats in order to avoid the risk of contracting monkey pox disease. The state Director of Public Health in the ministry of Health, Dr Ibrahim Adamu, gave the advice on Friday while addressing newsmen in Lafia. He called for calm and assured that

Two Cases Of Yellow Fever Discovered In Plateau State – Commissioner – Independent Newspapers Limited – Healt Education Nigeria

Jos – Plateau State government on Friday reported that there were two cases of Haemorrhagic fever popularly called Yellow fever in the state. Commissioner of Health in the state Dr. Kuden Kamshak Deyin made this known while addressing newsmen in Jos the state capital. He said: “On the 3rd of October 2017, report of two

Plateau records two fresh cases of yellow fever – TODAY.NG – Healt Education Nigeria

YouTube The Plateau State government has reported two cases of haemorrhagic fever also known as yellow fever in the state. Speaking with journalists in Jos Friday, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kuden Kamshak Deyin, said on October 3, 2017, there were two suspected cases of Haemorrhagic fever at Bingham University Teaching Hospital (BhUTH) Jos,

C'bean commits to reducing suffering, deaths from non-communicable diseases – Jamaica Observer – Healt Education Nigeria

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Borno shuts schools as parents panic over alleged monkeypox vaccine – NAIJ.COM – Healt Education Nigeria

– There is a rumour that the army in Borno state are forcefully giving school pupils vaccination for monkeypox – The rumour reportedly caused confusion in the state as parents rushed over to school to withdraw their wards – The state government has ordered 37 schools to be shut down pending investigation into the matter

WHO supports containment of rare virus on Uganda-Kenya border – World Health Organization – Healt Education Nigeria

20 October 2017 | GENEVA – WHO is working to contain an outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) that has appeared in eastern Uganda on the border with Kenya. At least one person is confirmed to have died of MVD and several hundred people may have been exposed

Gore Bay Rotary Club encourages community involvement in Island world walk – Manitoulin Expositor – Healt Education Nigeria

GORE BAY—The Gore Bay Rotary Club will mark the historic progress toward a polio-free world, while urging community support to end the paralyzing disease. The club is holding a Rotary Polio Walk on October 24 and is encouraging members of the public to take part. Rotary members in Gore Bay are among millions reaching out

'Pints for Polio' events happening Friday – – Healt Education Nigeria

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – The Rotary Clubs of Marquette County have thought of a new way to raise funds for their ‘End Polio Now’ campaign. ‘Pints for Polio’ is the rotary’s new fundraiser to eradicate polio globally. All you have to do to participate is get a pint of beer from your favorite local bar,

Uganda confirms Marburg outbreak in eastern region – Xinhua – Healt Education Nigeria

KAMPALA, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) — Uganda’s health ministry on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of the deadly Marburg hemorrhagic fever in the eastern district of Kween. Jane Aceng, minister of health, told reporters that one index case of a female who nursed a brother in September succumbed to the viral disease on Oct. 17 in Chemuron

FG releases N3.5bn for vaccination – Daily Trust – Healt Education Nigeria

The Federal Government has released N3.5 billion for vaccination in 2017, the spokesman of the vice president, Laolu Akande, disclosed on Thursday.   Akande disclosed this to State House correspondents after a meeting of the National Economic Council.   The vaccination was against such communicable diseases as polio, measles, diphtheria, influenza,

50 % people in Gombe don't know HIV-AIDS status-Official – The News – Healt Education Nigeria

Nigerians undergoing HIV screening in Lagos (file photo) Dr Suraj Abdulkarim, Programme Manager, Gombe State Agency for the Control of HIVand AIDS (GOMSACA) says 50 per cent of people in the state  do not know their status. The Programme Manager, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Thursday, stressed

Gombe trains 50 retired health workers for Immunisation – The Nation Newspaper – Healt Education Nigeria

Gombe State Government said it has trained 50 retired health workers to improve service delivery for non-compliance to routine immunisation in five Local Government Areas (LGA). Alhaji Sallau Malami, State Health Educator, Primary Healthcare Development Agency, disclosed this in an interview in Gombe, on Thursday. He said that 10 retirees were selected from each of