Malnutrition: How RUTF saved 3 year old Borno community boy from dying

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam 3 -year old Umar Sani (not real name), can now heave a sigh of relieve and play with other children in his community, considering his rapid transformation by Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food (RUTF). When Umar was 6 months old, family feud forced his mother to abandoned him with no proper care. The 6 months old at the time was left More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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NDHS sacrosanct for national development -Buhari

L-R Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, acting Chairman, National Populations Commission (NPC) Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin and the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Stress busters

The best way to tackle stress is to address cultural issues both at an organisational and national level, writes Claire Saunders CFIOSH. Stress is a workplace hazard, but it is not one that can be engineered out More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Cerebral Palsy Day: When Engraced Ones march on Abuja to sensitise residents

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam October 5th, 2019, the Engraced Ones Prayer Support and Advocacy Initiative organized their 2nd annual Down syndrome and cerebral palsy prayer/advocacy walk. The walk was meant to educate More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Scientists show how an experimental vaccine offers long-term protection against Ebola

In the recurring, deadly Ebola outbreaks in parts of Africa, today’s health workers now have at least some tools to fight the disease: vaccines. Vaccines against Ebola have been administered to over 100,000 people More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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KALRO, UK embassy team with researchers to launch pest control program

An agricultural research initiative has been launched to help control pests and assist Kenyan farmers to reap more yields from their crops. The Pest Risk Information Services (PRISE) programme was flagged by the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Malnutrition: What DFID’s N18.5 Billion donation will achieve in Borno, Yobe

Malnutrition By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Worried by the level of malnutrition in the northeastern part of the country, the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) has donated 18.5 billion Naira More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Minister advocates better hygiene, as Dettol mark Global Handwash Day

L-R The Marketing Director, Reckitt Benckiser West Africa, Mr. Tanzim Rezwan, Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu and other dignitaries at the 2019 Global Hand-washing Day in Abuja. By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Minister More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Scientists show how an experimental vaccine offers long-term protection against Ebola

The glycoprotein spike complex of the Ebola virus bound by a neutralizing antibody isolated from a vaccinated individual. Surface representations in grey and pink show the two distinct submits that make the trimeric More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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KALRO, UK embassy team with researchers to launch pest control program

The Deputy British High Commissioner to Kenya, Susie Kitchens addressing the people during the PRISE project launch at her residence in Lavington, Nairobi. [Photo: Courtesy]An agricultural research initiative has More...