Friday, June 18, 2021

Health

June 6, 2021

FG working to discourage health workers from leaving Nigeria: Minister

“This is an issue of concern for all of us and we are already looking at the factors that are responsible.”

Adeleke Mamora
June 3, 2021

USAID supports Nigeria with $9.98 million for toilets, water in Kebbi, Sokoto

USAID has supported Nigeria with $9.98 million to provide toilets and water in Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara.

Kebbi State governor, Atiku Bagudu, Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, and Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle
June 2, 2021

FLASH: New research suggests dogs can detect Coronavirus carriers

“This work is encouraging and suggests that trained dogs will readily identify people infected with SARS-CoV-2 from lines of uninfected people.”

dogs sniffing humans
June 2, 2021

How coconut water helps lower blood pressure: Expert

The nutritionist noted that eating coconut or any of its products has no side effects on the health of individuals as long as it was consumed in moderation.

June 2, 2021

India: Over 500 doctors died in COVID-19 second wave

“Even with PPE kits on, one sometimes gets accidentally exposed to the deadly virus.”

June 2, 2021

FG opens special COVID-19 vaccination sites

Special vaccination sites have been opened for Nigerians to get a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, says the federal government.

June 2, 2021

We’ve increased health workers hazard allowance: FG

The federal government says it has increased the amount paid as hazard allowance to health workers.

June 1, 2021

Africans not consuming enough milk: FAO

Lower consumption of milk could result in stunted growth of under five children as well as malnutrition in women.

June 1, 2021

Israel lifts COVID-19 restrictions

This means that in future public institutions will be open to both vaccinated and unvaccinated people.

Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Credit: CNN)
June 1, 2021

FG wants UAE to stop discriminatory travel protocols against Nigerians

Federal government says it wants the United Arab Emirates to stop discriminatory travel protocols against Nigeria.