LHCHF Bulletin - Volume 3 Edition
Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF) publishes the Volume 3 Edition of her bi-annual Bulletin which provides insight on the impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Children, from the Perspective of Federal Ministry of Health, Women Affairs, Education, FCTA, Private Sector Health Practitioners and Orphanages.
LHCHF Bulletin - Volume 2 Edition
Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF) publishes the Volume 2 Edition of her bi-annual Bulletin which provides insight on the impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Children, from the Perspective of Federal Ministry of Health, Women Affairs, Education, FCTA, Private Sector Health Practitioners and Orphanages.
COVID-19: Children suffer violence during Lagos lockdown
With cases of violence against children increasing in Lagos State, UNICEF is supporting Partnerships for Justice to provide medical and psychosocial support to child survivors of sexual assault and to help them access justice….Read Full Bulleting
62 % of Nigerian Children born outside Health Facilities
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
WHO Health Alert brings COVID-19 facts to billions via WhatsApp
Today, WHO is launching a messaging service with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus…
First patient dosed in Phase I study of mRNA-based vaccine against COVID-19
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…
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Critical Errors in Inhaler Technique Common in Children With Asthma
Nigeria declares state of emergency on maternal and child health
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
New Health Care Model Launches in Nigeria to Improve Women and Children’s Health
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.
Lack of confidence in PHCs crippling health delivery system –Lawmaker
The Chairman, House Committee on Health, Dr. Yusuf Sununu, has said that lack of confidence on primary health care (PHC) centres by majority of Nigerians, was crippling an effective delivery of health care services in the country…
LHCHF Zoom Summit on the Impact of COVID 19 on Children and Family in Nigeria - Navigating the Solutions
The Summit addressed issues concerning COVID 19 as it affects children’s lives/vulnerability: Health, Development, Learning Behaviours and Family Economic Security…..Read Full Bulleting
CHILD RIGHTS: COVID 19 AND THE ALMAJIRI CHILDREN
Research Articles on Management of Covid 19
Video: The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, Weeps Over Child's Death For Mother’s Lack Of $5
According to him, the inequalities in society have caused so much hardship with the poor paying the ultimate sacrifice.
NMA worried over FG’s PHC project
The Nigeria Medical Association has expressed concern over the implementation of the Federal Government’s plan to revitalise 10,000 public health centres across Nigeria. Read More
Nigeria to vaccinate 26 million people in the 2nd phase of the yellow fever vaccination campaign
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
Empowering children to stem the tide of the coronavirus in Lagos, Nigeria
To prepare communities to protect themselves from the coronavirus, UNICEF is supporting social mobilisation efforts by the Lagos State Government…
COVID-19 palliatives: Foundation urges FG to include orphanage homes in school feeding programme
Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF), an NGO, on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to include orphanage homes in its school feeding programme…
Lady Helen child Health Foundation Quarterly Bulletin
Lady Helen Child Health FoundationLHCHF unveils her quarterly bulletin which highlights articles on Child Right: Covid 19 and the Almajiri Children; Patient Treatment Assistance Programme – PTAP and other valuable health topics and publications.
4.3 Million Children in Nigeria still miss out on Vaccinations Every Year
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
MAJOR CHILD HEALTH FACTSHEET IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
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
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