Monday, July 4, 2022

Health

June 29, 2022

UK Deputy Prime Minister rejects call to include abortion rights in new law

Mr Raab’s submission comes as Labour MP Stella Creasy announced that she would push for the right to abortion to be included in the Bill of Rights.

Dominic Raab
June 29, 2022

Sultan of Sokoto, Obi of Onitsha want health budget increased

It is wrong that the National Assembly’s budget is higher than that of education and health budgets combined.

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, and the Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Achebe
June 29, 2022

U.S. distributes monkeypox vaccines to stop spread

The White House said a combined 1.6 million additional doses would become available over the coming months.

Monkeypox
June 29, 2022

Buhari regime reiterates commitment to women, children’s health

“We are optimistic that Nigeria will attain its vision with a strategy that allows eligible citizens to make informed choices.”

Osagie Ehanire and Muhammadu Buhari
June 29, 2022

Monkeypox not plot to cause another lockdown in Nigeria: NCDC 

“If not contained, it could exceed the peak number of cases seen in 2017 when the infection re-emerged.”

NCDC and Monkeypox used to illustrate the story
June 28, 2022

NCDC blames Nigerians for monkeypox outbreak

Notwithstanding, the public health agency said “prevalence is very low, contrary to what many people think, the total number of cases from 2017 to date is 569.”

NCDC and Monkeypox used to illustrate the story
June 28, 2022

Water Scarcity: USAID to support Lagos Water Corporation with $40 million 

The United States Agency for International Development says it will contribute $40 million to support the Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) for its water infrastructure.

LAGOSIANS QUEUING TO FETCH WATER
June 26, 2022

HIV: 77 persons test positive in Taraba

“The 76 out of the 77 victims have already been linked for treatment with various health facilities across the state.”

June 26, 2022

Psychiatrists seek stiffer sanctions against drug abuse ahead of 2023 elections

They said stakeholders should collectively address the increasing rate of drug abuse and its corresponding devastating effects.

June 26, 2022

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on toxicity, ban of European cosmetics product 

The product is said to contain a mixture of preservatives, Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone, which are forbidden in leave-on cosmetics.