MamaYe calls for accountability, transparency in health sector funding

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam MamaYe Evidence 4 Action has called for accountability and transparency in health sector funding to cater for the needs of women and girls. The Organisation made the call recently in Abuja, while marking its 2019 celebration. Speaking at the programme themed; “Importance of Accountability in Health Care Service Delivery”, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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The most common cancer for men is still a mystery to science -but 9/11 first responders are giving researchers fresh clues

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer for men, but scientists still don’t understand how the disease works. A new study looked 9/11 first responders with prostate cancer who were exposed to More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Breast milk may unlock cancer cure: new drug kills tumour cells without harming healthy ones, researcher says

Could a protein found in breast milk be able to cure cancer? One Swedish researcher has developed a drug using this protein to fight bowel cancer. It is being used in a human clinical trial. Photo: courtesy of Professor More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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WHO flags critical funding gap, calls for political parties to join fight against Ebola

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will only end with bipartisan political cooperation and community ownership, according to the World Health Organization’s Director-General, Dr Tedros More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Why Nigeria needs inclusion of special needs children in to mainstream school

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Children the world over are passing through turbulent times; ranging from child abuse, molestation and other heinous crimes targeted at the children. But in the midsts of all these, children More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Obesity does cause heart disease: Study shows that excess weight is more than just a risk factor, in world first

At long last, a Swedish study has finally shown that the link between obesity or excess weight and cardiovascular disease is a causal one By Natalie Rahhal Deputy Health Editor For Dailymail.Com After decades of More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Kano community tackling open defecation through integrated WASH system

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The people of Yammawar Kafawa community in Damnatta Local Government Area of Kano state, have found a way of phasing out the old tradition of open defecation. The community is currently wearing More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Why Nigeria needs inclusion of special needs children in to mainstream school

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Children the world over are passing through turbulent times; ranging from child abuse, molestation and other heinous crimes targeted at the children. But in the midsts of all these, children More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Open defecation: 763 Nigeria LGA’s risk disease outbreak

Open defecation By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Yammawar Jadawa is a community in Dambatta Local Government Area of Kano state. The community is located at the outskirt of Kano city,bordering Daura, hometown of Nigeria’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Education key to improving breastfeeding in northeast Nigeria

A mother breastfeeds her baby 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 More...