Cases of measles at alarming increase – WHO report shows

New report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on state of measles outbreak globally from 2016 to 2018, indicates an alarming increase in number of reported cases in all regions of the world. WHO released the data on its website on Saturday in commemoration of the 2019 “World Immunisation Week” observed on the last week of April every More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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Nigeria receives drugs for snake bites after months of scarcity

Nigeria on Saturday received 4,000 vials of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), ending months of acute shortage of the drug and bringing relief to victims of snake bites across the country. The paucity of the drug, which hit More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Chukwueze in doubt for 2019 U-20 World Cup in Poland

By Albert Akota Samuel Chukwueze is yet to make a decision on whether or not to represent Nigeria at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland this May. The Villarreal winger is among the eight overseas-based professionals More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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The treatment of endocrine disorders using acupuncture therapy

Healthy living With Dr. Nanchak Nimzing Pone No: 08036787758, 09052597025 Email:ncnimzing@yahoo.com Website:http://www.meridianspecialists.com Acupuncture is known to have effects on the hypothalamic – pituitary-adrenocortical More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Cases of measles at alarming increase – WHO report shows

New report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on state of measles outbreak globally from 2016 to 2018, indicates an alarming increase in number of reported cases in all regions of the world. WHO released More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Nigeria receives drugs for snake bites after months of scarcity

Nigeria on Saturday received 4,000 vials of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), ending months of acute shortage of the drug and bringing relief to victims of snake bites across the country. The paucity of the drug, which hit More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 26th, 2019
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Meningitis affects 2.8million people annually -NCDC

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam As the world marks Meningitis Day, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, said Meningitis affects 2.8million people yearly world wide. The agency in a statement issued yesterday by More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 26th, 2019
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Quackery: C/River Govt. closes 14 health facilities

The Cross River Private Hospital Regulatory Board has shut down 14 health facilities in the state for medical quackery and substandard operations, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Chairman of the Board, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 26th, 2019
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Over 20 million children globally missed measles vaccine annually in past 8 years – UNICEF

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that over 20 million children worldwide missed out on measles vaccine annually for the past 8 years. The agency which made this known More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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How insurgency, cultural norms hamper exclusive breastfeeding in northeastern Nigerian

A cross section of Nurses during a workshop in Abuja By Tobias Lengnan Dapam As Nigeria is clouded in its fight against bandits and insurgency, about 400,000 children in the northeast are at the point of death, More...