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Gavi extends $250m polio support to 2020 – Daily Trust – Healt Education Nigeria

Board of the Vaccine Alliance, Gavi, says it will extend support for introduction of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) to 2020 in some 70 low- and middle-income countries. The support is to help routine immunisation programmes reach millions more children with polio vaccine and support a final drive toward eradiating the disease. “We now

Agriculture Dept working to contain bird flu outbreak in Mpumalanga – Eyewitness News – Healt Education Nigeria

A nationwide ban on the sale of live hens has been implemented until the extent of the outbreak is assessed. JOHANNESBURG – The Agriculture Department says it’s working to make sure that the outbreak of bird flu doesn’t spread to other areas in South Africa. The department has confirmed a second case of

Bird Flu : FG to compensate Ebonyi poultry farmers – Pulse Nigeria – Healt Education Nigeria

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People with HIV say fear of testing should not stop St. Louisans from finding out – STLtoday.com – Healt Education Nigeria

The walls of Johnnie Jones’ apartment in Florissant display framed articles about former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, as well as photos of Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. They also hold a photo of Jones with relatives — and certificates Jones, 51, has received for his fight against HIV and

Another benefit of breastfeeding, could lower women's risk of heart disease, stroke – WSOC Charlotte – Healt Education Nigeria

by: Fiza Pirani, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Updated: Jun 26, 2017 – 3:24 PM New research concludes that breastfeeding has even more benefits for women, including a lower risk of of heart disease and stroke.Andrew Burton/Getty Images “; var imageDivId = “#”+”firstImageDisplayModal_541748499”; if ($(“.reveal-modal-bg”).length == 0) { $(“#wrapper”).after(“”); } if ($(imageDivId).length == 0) { $(“#wrapper”).after(contentText); } The

Another case of bird flu confirmed in Mpumalanga – Eyewitness News – Healt Education Nigeria

Earlier on Monday, government announced a ban on the sale of live hens until the department is able to assess the extent of the outbreak. JOHANNESBURG – The Agriculture Department has confirmed a second case of avian influenza, this time in Standerton, Mpumalanga. The farm has been placed under quarantine and authorities say

Bureau to roll out project to enhance service delivery in hospitals – Vanguard – Healt Education Nigeria

The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), says it will roll out a project on July 3 that will make it easier for patients to see doctors in government hospitals. The Director-General of BPSR, Dr Joe Abah, made this known in an interview with the Newsmen in Abuja on Monday. According to him, the project

Nigeria: Meningitis Epidemic Over – NCDC – AllAfrica.com – Healt Education Nigeria

By Judd-Leonard Okafor The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared the epidemic of cerebrospinal meningitis over, after a ‘constant decline for eight weeks.’ It stepped down the Emergency Operations Centre battling the outbreak after it said the most affected states have recorded much fewer new cases. “In the last four weeks, no Local

Kenya: Nairobi County to Probe Weston Cholera Outbreak – AllAfrica.com – Healt Education Nigeria

By Lillian Mutavi Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has ordered an investigation into the cholera outbreak at Weston Hotel as a statement from an expert indicated that the source of the bacteria was “external”. Dr Joseph Aluoch, who was the chairman of the Conference Organising Committee, on Friday suspected that the “packed lunch, which contained fish”,

Breastfeeding tied to lower heart, stroke risk for mom – Guardian (blog) – Healt Education Nigeria

PHOTO: google.com Women who breast-feed their babies may have a slightly lower risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke decades later, a large new study suggests.Researchers found that among nearly 290,000 women in China, those who breast-fed were 10 percent less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke later in life, versus women

Anne Hailes: Practical advice for those living with arthritis – the Irish News – Healt Education Nigeria

THAT old saying ‘There’s always someone worse off than yourself’ comes to mind when you suffer aches and pains, sleepless nights or a broken heart but your own problems are your own problems and have to be addressed. Take rheumatism for instance, an out-of-date name although most of us use it when we get ‘rheumaticky’

Kogi govt. to provide free treatment to 50000 patients – Vanguard – Healt Education Nigeria

The Kogi Government on Sunday said a special healthcare package had been approved to give free medical treatment to over 50, 000 patients across the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, stated this in Lokoja that the initiative entails a medical outreach for patients in five designated centres across the three senatorial districts

Kogi govt. to provide free treatment to 50000 patients – Vanguard – Healt Education Nigeria

The Kogi Government on Sunday said a special healthcare package had been approved to give free medical treatment to over 50, 000 patients across the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, stated this in Lokoja that the initiative entails a medical outreach for patients in five designated centres across the three senatorial districts

FG announces Nigeria meningitis free after 1166 deaths – NAIJ.COM – Healt Education Nigeria

– Nigeria has been declared free from the ‘Type C’ deadly epidemic of Cero Spinal Meningitis (CSM) – 1,166 people have died since the outbreak of Cero Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in December, 2016 – No Local Government Area has reached outbreak alert threshold in the last 4 weeks After a “constant decline for eight weeks”

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