Strange disease kills 50 people in Kogi State

related news 71 years without toilets: School, community battle diseases Kwara denies mystery deaths from alleged disease outbreak A strange disease, whose symptoms include diarrhea, bloodstained vomiting and high fever has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa villages in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi. Initial reports had suspected lassa Fever, but medics […]

Ta yaya za a bambance mutuwa da dogon suma?

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGES A kashi na biyu, mun cigaba da duba yadda masana ilimin kiwon lafiya da kwararrun kimiyyar lafiya ke kara samun fahimtar yadda za a iya farfado da wadanda suke fama da ciwon bugun zuciya da kuma yadda za a iya ceto ran wadanda ake zaton su mutu bayan wani lokaci mai […]

LG to distribute 108,000 treated mosquito nets to residents

Albert Elama, Head of Administration, Etsako-East Local Government Area of Edo, on Sunday said no fewer than 108,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets were set for distribution in the area. Elama spoke while inaugurating the distribution of free long-lasting insecticide treated nets at Agenebode, headquarters of Etsako-East Local Government. The Head of Administration said that the nets […]

BREAKING : Nursing School Bida to Wear New Face, Gets Accreditation

By Fodio Ahmed   According to Rick Stapenhurst, a Senior Public Sector Management Specialist and Mitchell O’Brien, a Consultant, both with World Bank Institute affirmed that, the notion of accountability is an amorphous concept that is difficult to define in precise terms. However, broadly speaking, accountability exists when there is a relationship where an individual […]

Mauritania abolishes ‘useless, too costly’ Senate

President Abdel Aziz of Mauritania Mauritania has joined Senegal in abolishing the Senate, its upper legislative chambers. It was one of the decisions made by voters in a referendum conducted at the weekend. The voters also decided to alter their national flag, the electoral commission announced on Sunday, in a clear victory for President Mohamed […]

Ko ya dace a koyawa ‘yan makaranta yadda ake shayarwa?

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGES Likitoci sun ce Birtaniya ce kasar da ta fi kowacce kasa a nahiyar Turai karanci iyaye da ke shayar da ‘ya’yansu. Har ila yau, likitocin sun ce ya kamata a rika koyar da dalibai darrusa kan shayarwa a makaranta. Jami’ar Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health ta ce Birtaniya na […]

80% Nigerian doctors seek jobs abroad – NOIPolls

A new survey conducted by Nigerian Polling organisation, NOIPolls, in partnership with Nigeria Health Watch, has shown that about eight out of every 10, representing 88 percent of medical doctors in Nigeria are currently seeking work opportunities abroad. Chief Executive Officer of NOIPolls, Mr. Bell Ihua, who disclosed this yesterday to newsmen  in Abuja, said that […]

Breastfeeding can boost economies, save children’s lives – UN

Increasing the number of mothers who breastfeed will save lives, make children smarter and boost global economies, according to a UN report released Tuesday. The report titled: “The Global Breastfeeding Collective,” was led by UNICEF and the WHO. The UN agencies, therefore, called on countries to invest in educational campaigns and health programmes to encourage […]