The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Monday 15th March 2020 that the first participant has been dosed in a Phase I study of the experimental COVID-19 vaccine mRNA-1273…
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has declared a state of Emergency on Maternal and Child Mortality. This was announced by the Executive Director of the agency, Dr. Faisal Shuiab while ….Read More
According to him, the inequalities in society have caused so much hardship with the poor paying the ultimate sacrifice.
The World Bank supported Saving One Million Lives Program for Results aims to improve the coverage and quality of key maternal and child health services.
Today, WHO is launching a messaging service with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus…
Nigeria has made great strides in reducing deaths of under 5-year-old children from 158 to 120 per 1000 births between 2011 and 2016. Yet, during the same period, the coverage of the main vaccines offered through routine immunization has declined. Read More
According to WHO Statistics, an estimated 6.3 million children under five died, 2.9 million of them in the WHO African Region. This is equivalent to five children under 5 years of age dying every minute. Two thirds of these deaths can be attributed to preventable causes. Read More
The United Nations Children Education Fund on Wednesday said that 62 per cent of Nigerian children were born outside health facilities by traditional birth attendants between 2008 and 2013. Read More
The Government of Nigeria – with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF aims to vaccinate 26.2 million people during the second phase of its biggest-ever yellow fever campaign as it seeks to establish high population immunity nationwide. Read More