Category: Health

Under-five children: NPC begins survey in Ondo

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bimbola Hundeyin: Acting Chairman of NPC. The National Population Commission (NPC) says it has started collection of data for 2019 Verbal and Social Autopsy (VASA) in Ondo State to determine the causes and contributory factors of deaths in under-five children. The Acting Chairman of the Commission, Bimbola Hundeyin, made this known on Wednesday at a […]

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These brain exercises are all you need to improve your memory

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Most people often pay attention to their physical fitness, which involves exercises than their mental health. It’s already a common knowledge that keeping your body fit requires regular and varied physical exercise that includes aerobic, strength, flexibility, and balance exercises. If you also want to keep your brain active, you need to go through some exercises. […]

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To beat traffic, Lagos will ferry 480,000 passengers through its waterways from November

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

On October 16, 2019, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced that the state will be making a major water transportation play when he spoke about his plans for fixing the city’s perennial traffic problem. The governor had dwelt on working with private investors like UBER which just launched a boat service and launching a newly upgraded […]

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Nigeria: Unicef Urges Private Sector Involvement to End Open Defecation in Nigeria

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mr. Zaid Jurji, the Chief, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) for UNICEF have stressed the need for private sector involvement to end open defecation in the country. Jurji said this at the Private Sector Forum on Sanitation organised by Private Sector in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (OPS-WASH) in Abuja on Monday. News Agency of Nigeria […]

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NCDC Weekly Epidemiological Report: Volume 9, No. 41: 7th – 13th October 2019 – Nigeria

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reviewing the NCDC Strategy Plan Towards a Model National Public Health Institute In 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) developed a 2017 – 2021 Strategy Plan. This was to articulate goals that will guide our activities, as we build a model national public health institute. Midway into the implementation of the strategy plan […]

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