Education key to improving breastfeeding in northeast Nigeria

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam With the rising number of out of school children and child marriage in the northeastern part of Nigeria, experts believe that education will give the women necessary skills needed to nurture and grow their children. In that part of the country, most young girls are forced in to early marriage without any formal education, making More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Birth registration: Children 17 years below hit 29 million in Nigeria – UNICEF

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that the birth registration programme implemented by the National Population Commission (NPopC), with its support has increased the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Nigeria needs strong accountability mechanism in health sector -CHR Chair

The Board Chairman, Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR) Aminu M. Garba. The Board Chairman, Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR) Aminu M. Garba, in this interview with Tobias Lengnan Dapam, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Arthritis treatment using modern acupuncture techniques

Healthy living With Dr. Nanchak Nimzing Pone No: 08036787758, 09052597025 Email:ncnimzing@yahoo.com Website:http://www.meridianspecialists.com This is inflammation of one or more joints characterized by swelling, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Elizabeth Holmes: The hypnotic tale of the rise and fall of Theranos

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes built a $10 billion company on the promise of a miracle blood test. But it didn’t work. A new film, The Inventor, follows the fallout By Douglas Heaven One of the first things More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Hall 7 target 3000 trees in Imperial Vista Estate

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Hall 7 Real Estate Development Company said it has concluded arrangements to plant 3000 trees in the 216 development units in Imperial Vista Estate. The Chief Exective Officer of Hall 7, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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The hidden health danger of using mouthwash

Taking care of your mouth is important not just for shiny teeth but for your overall health. Gum disease has been linked to Alzheimer’s and heart disease. But that swig of mouthwash may not be helping. Researchers More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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NCDC joins partners on activities against Lassa fever

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said that his agency and relevant partners in the health sector are working assiduously to More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Nigeria has over 10m people with hearing deficiency -Surgeon

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 More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Hygiene: Reckitt Benckiser signs MoU with Ministry of Water Resources

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Nigeria, makers of leading Antiseptic brand, Dettol and the Federal Ministry of Water Resources have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner on a national campaign More...