Why Civil Societies took anti tobacco campaign to Abuja varsity

Civil Society organisation against tobacco smoking, Nigeria Tobacco Research Group, partners and participants during the workshop at the University of Abuja. …wants increase in tobacco taxes On Friday, a Civil Society organisation against tobacco smoking, Nigeria Tobacco Research Group, with other partners, took its campaign against the harmful More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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2m Nigerian children to die from pneumonia next decade -UNICEF, Save the Children

Minister of State, Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire …Says FG’s commitment could avert trends By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Save the Children, yesterday said two million More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Analyzing importance of data in Nigeria’s health sector

Minister of health (middle), with other stakeholders during a two days National Dissemination workshop in Abuja. By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire and stakeholders in the health sector More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Fight against antibiotic crisis stymied by lack of R&D spend

A “concerning shortfall” in investment in costly late stage research and development to battle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) means that future global health needs are unlikely to be met, according to a report More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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2020: Engraced Ones charges govt, religious leaders, others to support special needs children

The Coordinator of the Engraced Ones, Mrs. Bibora Yinkere A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Engraced Ones Prayer/Advocacy group, has has charged government at all levels and religious leaders in the country More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Pneumonia: Children’s organisations to proffer solution in Barcelona January 29

Worried by the killing of children under five by pneumonia, nine leading health and children’s organisations have concluded arrangements to meet in Barcelona, Spain on January 29 and 31st, to proffer solution More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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The risks behind the hype of stem-cell treatments

Some private clinics are charging UK patients thousands of pounds for unproven and unregulated treatments using the “healing powers” of stem cells, the BBC has found. And experts are warning some of these “therapies” More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Health expert warns consumption of wild mushrooms becoming a ‘growing health threat’

A public health expert has warned that a growing interest in collecting wild mushrooms may not be matched by a sufficient awareness among the public of the risk of poisoning from consuming such fungi. Dr Douglas More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Health check-up shows men have nothing to fear from doctor visit

Like many men my age, the thought of stepping through the doors of a hospital waiting room in preparation for a long-overdue health check-up filled me with dread. So an invitation by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi for More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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Peoples Daily reporter receives Humanitarian Award

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Engraced Ones Prayer/Advocacy group, has awarded Peoples Daily reporter, Tobias Lengnan Dapam, with Humanitarian Award. The reporter received the award More...