Lady Helen Child Health Foundation

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…

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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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DG News - Paediatrics

Critical Errors in Inhaler Technique Common in Children With Asthma

Nearly half of children hospitalised for asthma demonstrate improper inhaler use, according to a study published in The Journal of Hospital Medicine
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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 ….

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Maternal Health

Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. The major causes of maternal morbidity and mortality include haemorrhage, infection, high blood pressure, unsafe abortion, and obstructed labour. Read More

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Research Articles on Management of Covid 19

Research Articles on Management of Covid 19. This article was put together by LHCHF research team.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Evidence Alerts

We thought you might enjoy reviewing the most interesting articles for the past month, based on the frequency with which subscribers viewed these in detail…

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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…

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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

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

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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