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Girl-Child Education, Key To Reducing Maternal Mortality – Christian Aid

By Longtong Ibrahim Girl-child education has been identified as one of the key strategies for reducing maternal and child mortality as well as a tool for encouraging economic growth. “Women who are educated are likely to attend ante natal and take care of their children because of their educational exposure, thereby reducing the risks associated […]

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Shower Toilets More Comfortable, Hygienic Than Conventional Toilet

By Amos Tauna With the International Toilet Paper Day, people are now abandoning the old practices of using toilet paper to the use of water that is comfortable and hygienic. A revolutionary toilet hygiene shows that advanced technologies provide a much fresher, cleaner and more pleasant feeling than the use of toilet paper or wet wipes, […]

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You’ve Failed To Fulfil Your Campaign Promises On Nigeria’s Health Sector — UNYF Tells FG

By Amos Tauna Unified Nigerian Youth Forum, UNYF, has expressed concern that two years into the administration of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria, it has failed to fulfil her campaign promises on the country’s health sector. It noted that the President’s foreign medical trip was an indictment on his administration, adding that the budget […]

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NMA To President Buhari: Equip Nigerian Hospitals To London’s Standard

By Amos Tauna The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has expressed joy over the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari from London in United Kingdom and urged him to within the remaining two years of his present administration equip Nigeria hospitals to London’s standard. President Buhari returned back to the country on Saturday after being away […]

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President Buhari’s Return, Kaduna Hospital Offers Free Medical Surgery For One Week

By Longtong Ibrahim A Kaduna based private hospital, Sultan hospital, has declared a one week free medical surgery for patients to celebrate the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari from London. Prisident Buhari returned from London to Nigeria on Saturday, 19 August after spending 103 days on medical treatment. According to the Medical Director of […]

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Expert Emphasise The Need For HIV Mothers To Exclusively Breastfeed Their Babies

By Auwal Mohammad Gombe (Nigeria) — The Director, Gombe State Hospital Services in Northeast Nigeria, Dr. James Emmanuel Mahadi, has said that nursing mothers living with HIV can exclusively breastfeed their babies like every woman. Dr. Mahadi stated this at a round table with stakeholders in health sector in the state, organized by an NGO, […]

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Exclusive Breastfeeding Key To Survival Of Babies, Experts Say

By Auwal Mohammed, Gombe (Nigeria) — A Non-Governmental Organisation, Wildan Care Foundation, has advised Nigerian mothers to adopt the six months period of exclusive breastfeeding for their newborn babies. Executive Director of the NGO, Zariyatu Abubakar, made the call in Gombe, northeast Nigeria, while speaking with AFRICA PRIME NEWS on the occasion of “World Breastfeeding Week 2017”. […]

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Special Report: Gombe Not Winning The Maternal and Child Health Battle

By Auwal Ahmad Gombe (Nigeria) — Gombe State Government of Nigeria used to pride itself as running a free maternal and child health (FMCH) programme, but recently, the government allegedly suspended the programme for reasons the public, particularly maternal and child survival activists, consider to hold no water. Analysts have also expressed shock and dismay […]

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