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Nigeria: 50 Per Cent Of People Living With HIV/AIDS In Gombe Not Accessing Treatment

By Ahamd Umar Gombe (Nigeria) — Civil Society for HIV & AIDS (CiSHAN) Gombe State chapter northeast of the country has said that about 64,000 People are living with HIV/AIDS in the State and half of them are not accessing treatment. The State Coordinator of the Group, Ahmed Yusuf, disclosed this  at a press Briefing […]

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Nigeria Inaugurates National Advocates For Health

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has inaugurated a group of 26 eminent Nigerians (THE Advocates), as National Advocates for Health. Drawn from various spectrum, the body is to promote systems approach to healthcare delivery in Nigeria. Inaugurating the team in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital, the minister enjoined ‘The Advocates’ to help change the […]

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Launch Of Family Planning ‘Green Dot’ Logo In Kaduna, Northern Nigeria [Photo]
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Rate Of Malnutrition In Gombe, North East Nigeria Worries Law Makers

By Ahmad Umar Gombe(Nigeria)–Members of the Gombe State House of Assemble, northeast of the country have expressed shock and distrust over what they called unpleasant extremely malnourished children in Gombe State. The lawmakers made the remark during a facility tour of Community Management Acute Malnutrition sites in Tudun-Wada Maternity, in the state capital. The legislators […]

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Nigeria: Child Spacing Advocates Converge On Kaduna To Scale Up Strategies Towards Reducing Maternal Deaths 

By Joseph Edegbo, Kaduna (Nigeria) – A two- day Northern Nigeria Regional Consultative Meeting on Child Spacing Services and Information has been held in Kaduna with the convergence of Child Spacing advocates. They were drawn from States and local government areas in the northwest and northeast regions of the country where maternal mortality is reportedly […]

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Kaduna Holds Northern Nigeria Regional Child Spacing Conference

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) — Child spacing stakeholders from northern Nigeria will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday in Kaduna to discuss strategies of reducing maternal death burdens in the region. Organised by Kaduna State government, with support from UNFPA, the conference is expected to draw about two hundred participants comprising of policy makers, health […]

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Nigeria: Lawmaker Wants Renowned Scientist Immortalized.

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria)– Member representing  Zangon Kataf/Jaba Federal Constituency in Nigeria’s  House of Representatives, Sunday Marshall Katung, has appealed to the Federal and the Kaduna State governments to immortalise late renowned Nigerian scientist, Professor Andrew Jonathan Nok. Katung in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria Friday expressed deep sadness […]

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World Toilet Day: Civil Societies In Gombe, Northeast Nigeria Campaign Against Open Defecation

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria)–Network of Civil Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) in Gombe State Northeast of the country has advised government at levels and philanthropic organizations to take urgent steps towards eradicating open defecation by providing enabling environment.  State Coordinator of the NGO, Sani Adamu Jauro made the appeal on Friday during the […]

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