May 30, 2017

Nigerian University Develops Ebola Test Kits

Following the recent outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in The Congo, a Nigerian University has developed test kits for the disease. Scientists at the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases of Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, has developed and patented two rapid diagnosis test kits for the […]
May 29, 2017

How Nigeria can combat Hepatitis – Minister

The Federal Government on Saturday assured Nigerians of its commitment to take proactive steps towards controlling the spread of Hepatitis in the country. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, stated this during the 24th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Guild of Medical Directors, GMD, in Abuja. The […]
May 27, 2017

Oyo State Targets 1.5m Children For Vitamin A Supplement

The Oyo State Government says it is targeting 1.5 million children who are under five years as beneficiaries of Vitamin A supplement during the forthcoming Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Week. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Azeez Adeduntan, made the disclosure on Saturday in Ibadan while giving an […]
May 27, 2017

25 Behavioural Changes That Shows Your Child Has Started Adolescence

Some things that seem “wrong” with your child can mark the onset of adolescence. Actually, it’s not hard to tell when your child starts adolescence Here are about 25 behaviour changes that commonly emerge between ages 9 and 13, that can signal the entry into adolescence. If your daughter or son is demonstrating at […]
May 27, 2017

NAF Provides Free Cancer Treatments To Women In IDPs Camps

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said that over 40 women from different Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno benefited from its one-week free cancer screening/treatment programme. Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, Director of Public Relations and Information, made this known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. According to him, […]
May 27, 2017

NACA Marks Children’s Day, Says HIV-free Generation Possible

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS has said that it is possible to have a generation that is free of the infectious Human Immunodeficiency Virus. In a press release marking this year’s Children’s Day and signed by the agency’s Head of Corporate Communications Unit, Mrs. Toyin Aderibigbe, the […]
May 27, 2017

Children’s Day Celebration: My Commitment To Children Has Not Waned – Oluremi Tinubu

The Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Oluremi Tinubu, said the recent rescue of 82 abducted Chibok schoolgirls was proof of the commitment of the Federal Government to the well-being of the Nigerian child. Tinubu also said her commitment to Nigerian children has not waned. Tinubu said this on Saturday […]
May 27, 2017

Lagos State To Protect Children From Abuse – Gov. Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday said his administration was determined to protect children from abuse or molestation in order to safeguard their future while preparing them for the challenges of life. Ambode, who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Idiat Adebule, said this in Lagos at the […]