Alarming number of women mistreated during childbirth, new UN health agency figures show

A mother and her new born baby at the National Health Center for Mother and Child, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. (4 September 2015) The study, published on Wednesday in The Lancet – an influential peer-reviewed science journal – was carried out in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria, and found that 42 percent of the 2,016 women observed had experienced More...

by Peoples Daily | Published 1 month ago
By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
0 Comments

Can aspirin control damage caused by air pollution?

In a new study, it has been found that aspirin might be capable of reducing the adverse effects of air pollution. The findings published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine highlight More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
0 Comments

New research into adolescent mental health

A new £35 million government-backed research programme has been launched to give more support to teenagers battling with mental health issues. Academics will look at external tensions and genetics to ensure mental More...

By new On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
0 Comments

Periods: Can women sharing stories break down taboos?

By Hazel Shearing BBC News From helping friends insert tampons to panicky confessions on first dates, people have been sharing stories about periods on social media. It is part of an initiative using the hashtag More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 4th, 2019
0 Comments

Air pollution in global megacities linked to children’s cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s and death

In megacities around the world, including Mexico City, Jakarta, New Delhi, Beijing, Los Angeles, Paris and London, humans are polluting air at a rate that Earth can no longer sustain. Most human-made air pollution More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
0 Comments

AHF wants countries to commit resources for AIDS, TB

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has called on governments across the world to commit funds to the sixth Replenishment conference coming up in France to help end AIDS, Tuberculosis (TaB) More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 30th, 2019
0 Comments

Health Minister tasks philanthropists on support

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Federal Government has called on philanthropists and wealthy Nigerians to continue to support the federal government through humanitarian intervention in all sectors of the country. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 27th, 2019
0 Comments

DR Congo: Vaccine campaign for world’s largest measles outbreak

Vaccine campaign More than 800,000 children are to be targeted for vaccination in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after a measles outbreak killed more than 3,500 people this year. The World Health Organization More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 27th, 2019
0 Comments

Air pollution in global megacities linked to children’s cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s and death

In megacities around the world, including Mexico City, Jakarta, New Delhi, Beijing, Los Angeles, Paris and London, humans are polluting air at a rate that Earth can no longer sustain. Most human-made air pollution More...

By new On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
0 Comments

Why my NGO focuses on skills for young Nigerians – SORENID boss

Sir Uche B. Okafor, a retired Diplomat and the founder of the Society for the Reconciliation of Nigerians in Diaspora (SORENID). Sir Uche B. Okafor is a retired Diplomat and the founder of the Society for the Reconciliation More...