Groups insist stakeholders, government must ensure enforcement of tobacco regulation

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The National Coordinator, Non-Communicable Diseases, Department of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) Dr. Nnenna Ezeigwe have urged Nigerians to ensure all hands are put on deck to work with the government and other stakeholders in the implementation and enforcement of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Act and its More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Healthy eating: SORENID to partner food industries on skills for youths

A nongovernmental organisation, Society for the Reconciliation of Distressed Nigerians in Diaspora (SORENID), said it has concluded plans to partner major food industries in the country to train youths on skills. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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CSO’s warns Nigerians against eating trans fat food

L-R: Akinbode Oluwafemi – ERA/FoEN Deputy Executive Director, Mrs Fatimah Ojo of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Dr. Jerome Mafeni – Project Advisor, Elimination of TFA from More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Nigeria’s 1 doctor to 2,753 population worrisome – FG

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The federal government has expressed worry over the country’s one doctor to 2,753 population profile. It said the profile is contrary to the World Health More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Corona virus: Analysinng Nigeria’s preparedness

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire By Tobias Lengnan Dapam When Coronavirus reared its ugly head in far away Wuhan- China, and gradually spread to some parts of the world including North Africa; Egypt and Algeria, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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Why Medical Laboratory Science College set to induct 200 fellows Friday

Members of the West African Postgraduate College of Medical laboratory Science (WAPCMLS), during a press briefing on Monday in Abuja. By Tobias Lengnan Dapam In its determination to explore new ways of addressing More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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83 per cent Nigerians agree on use of condom-Report

AIDS HealthCare Foundation, AHF. Nigeria marks International Condom Day (ICD) in Abuja on February 7th 2019. By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has revealed that a survey conducted by NOIPolls More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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Hygiene: EHORECON takes sensitisation to FCT market, park

EHORECON takes sensitisation to FCT market, park By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON), took a sensitisation awareness campaign to Garki Ultra Model Market. More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Red meat is bad for you: Eating pork or beef twice a week raises the risk of heart disease by up to 7% —study

By Vanessa Chalmers Health Reporter For Mailonline Eating red or processed meat twice a week raises the risk of heart disease and also of an early death of any cause, a study has suggested. Those who have just two More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Hygiene: EHORECON takes sensitisation to FCT market, park

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON), took a sensitisation awareness campaign to Garki Ultra Model Market. and Jabi Motor parks in the Federal Capital More...