Jigawa parents to get cash for vaccinating children

Some 110,000 infants in Jigawa have been enrolled in a conditional cash transfer programme that will pay caregivers for each vaccine children receive in...

HIV Self – Testing: It is a simple test that anyone can do...

“It is a simple test that anyone can do, it's quick and assured. The best part is that you can do it in the...

Public health doctors launch 6-point call to end gender-based violence

The Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPN) has issued a six-point call to action on governments to stop gender-based violence and violence...

Donate vaccine to poor countries or risk resurgence, UNICEF tells G7

Ahead of G7 Leaders Summit in the UK this weekend, a joint letter by UNICEF goodwill ambassadors  urged G7 leaders to share at least...

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...

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