In the build-up to announcing keynote speakers, organisers of the annual conference, which holds at the London School of Economics and Political Science, have announced sets of panellists and speakers for its 2019 edition. This year’s summit, the sixth...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 39 new cases of Lassa fever, recorded between Feb. 25 and March 3 in six states. NCDC’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known in a statement on...
An Otorhinolaryngologist, Prof. Titus Ibekwe of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, says at least 10 million Nigerians have “disabling hearing loss.” Ibekwe made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja...
Exposure to social media marketing of unhealthy food could lead to an immediate increase in children’s intake of unhealthy food with more calories, a new study published in Pediatrics suggested. The researchers from the University of Liverpool in Britain...
New findings suggested that researchers should not just focus on mosquito behaviour when working to eliminate malaria, but to also consider how humans behave at night. The suggestion followed a recent study from the Johns Hopkins Centre for Communication Programmes...