The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it has confirmed 16 new cases of Lassa fever from five states in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this in Abuja on Saturday ,while given...
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged Nigerians to imbibe the habit of washing their hands with soap before and after eating to avoid the spread of diseases. Mr Taru Murindi, the UNICEF Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) Specialist,...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the Nigerians, especially health care providers, on the circulation of a fake meningitis vaccines circulating in Niger Republic. According to a press statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye,...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public, especially healthcare providers, on the existence of fake Dukoral Oral Cholera vaccine circulating in Bangladesh. According to a statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the...
The National Population Commission (NPC) has said that the current overall life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years. The Acting Chairman of NPC, Alhaji Hassan Bashir, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the 52nd Session...