Thisday Newspaper News Today Thursday 10th October 2019

Thisday Newspaper News Today Thursday 10th October 2019

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80% of Primary Health Facilities in Niger State are Non-functional, Says Govt

Martins Ifijeh Despite the national drive for Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which ensures access to affordable and quality health care, over 80 per cent of Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities are non-functional in Niger State, the government disclosed recently. The Permanent Secretary, Niger State Ministry of Health, Mr. Makusidi Mohamad, speaking at a two-day retreat […]
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Cancer: Pray, But Go for Regular Checkups, Foundation Tells Nigerians

Martins Ifijeh The Niola Cancer Care Foundation (NCCF) has called on Nigerians who substitute healthcare for prayers, not to despise the importance of regular checkups if they hope to prevent cancer. Speaking during the third edition of NCCF’s campaign against cancer, tagged IJOYA 3.0 in Lagos recently, she said many Nigerians were very religious people […]
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SFH Calls on Nigeria to Provide Safe Spaces for Adolescent Girls

Martins Ifijeh Nigeria will move closer to achieving major targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by assuring adolescent girls’ access to health and critical social services, the Society for Family Health has said. Stating this at the National Conference on Inclusivity, Equality & Diversity in University Education hosted by the University of Lagos recently, […]
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FG, Lagos Partner to Combat Maternal, Newborn Mortality

Martins Ifijeh As part of plans to address Nigeria’s poor maternal and child health issues, the federal government and the Lagos State government recently launched a 149-bed Mother and Child Centre (MCC) at the Igando General Hospital. Speaking during the official launch, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Princess […]
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FG, Labour Conclude Minimum Wage Talks Tuesday

Senior civil servants mobilise for industrial action Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja As part of the last-minute efforts to avert industrial action by the organised labour, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, wednesday met with members of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), including the leadership of Trade Union Congress of […]
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NIMR to Host First Humboldt Kolleg

Martins Ifijeh The Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) will be playing host to the first ever Alexander von Humboldt Kolleg International Conference. The three-day conference is scheduled to hold October 16 to 19, 2019 with the theme “From Basic Sciences to Translational Research: The Journey so far in Nigeria”. Sharing his thoughts on the […]
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Health Specialist Urges FG to Invest in Child Nutrition

Vanessa Obioha The Chairman and Managing Director, First Foundation and Africa Future (FFAF), Dr. Tosin Ajayi has called on the Nigerian government to invest in healthy nutrition for the benefit of mothers and children. Speaking during FFAF’s Child Nutrition Campaign as part of plans to mark October 1 Independence Day celebration, Ajayi said it was […]
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Lagos to Implement Policy on Sexual Education

Rebecca Ejifoma The Commissioner, Ministry of Youths and Social Development, Lagos State, Mr. Segun Dawodu has revealed the state’s willingness to implement the policy on sexual education across gender. Making the disclosure in a media briefing in Lagos recently, he said the state opted for the 2019 National Youth Policy with a view to entrenching […]
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Ogunwale Advocates for Exercise to Improve Life Expectancy

Ayodeji Ake The Founder of I-fitness centre, Mr Folusho Ogunwale, has called on Nigerians to engage in regular exercise, saying it can help improve life expectancy in the country. Ogunwale at the unveiling of the firm’s branch in Ikeja recently, said it was unfortunate that many Nigerians do not understand the importance of exercise, saying […]
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Oyetola to Build 120-Bed Wards, as Specialist Hospital Gets Facelift

Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo In efforts to boost healthcare services, Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has approved the expansion of the state’s specialist hospital in Osogbo with the construction of 120-bed wards and 30-flat doctors’ quarters. According to the Project Supervisor, Mr. Remi Omowaye, the governor will perform the turning of soil of the project […]
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