Project SafeUp distributes 1 million PPEs in 5 months

Project SafeUp has distributed over one million items of free personal protective equipment (PPE) to schools, nongovernment organisations, markets and health facilities in the...

Trans Fat: Watching the Yuletide ‘sweet mouth’

Abayomi Sarumi Everywhere you turn today, there is a variety of glazed foods, pastries and other ‘sweet mouth’ as they are popularly referred to in...

Majority of Africans would take a COVID-19 vaccine

At least eight in 10 people would take a COVID-19 vaccine if it were deemed safe and effective, a survey shows. The survey was conducted...

Coalition calls for more concerted efforts for a trans fat free Nigeria

Adie Vanessa Offiong Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of deaths globally and accounts for 31% of deaths, worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation...

When COVID-19 impedes access to healthcare

Since the COVID-19 pandemic Nigerians have faced different challenges access healthcare for non-COVID-19 issues. Our reporter looks at how everyday people are navigating some of these challenges.

Nigeria’s Covid-19 burden rises to Africa’s third highest, as healthworker infections mount

A total 812 health workers have tested positive for Covid-19 in the country, 29 of them officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. This...

After 24-hour dip, Nigeria’s daily coronavirus infections hike to 416

The number of new coronavirus infections rose to 416 on Monday, after a dip to 307 on Sunday. That’s...

Nigerian medics, journalists, pharmacists worry over inadequate PPE

The Nigerian Medical Association is mobilising resources in “cash and kind” to provide protective gear and consumables to help private health facilities it says...

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases climb to 232

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) last night announced eight new cases of COVID-19. It said five of the cases were in Lagos, two ...

Nigerian doctors reject import of Chinese medics to tackle Covid-19

The Nigerian Medical Association has rejected the planned arrival of a Chinese medical team to assist the country in its coronavirus (COVID-19) response.

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