• HIV

    HIV/AIDS: Nigeria 10% Away From 2020 Elimination Target

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    The federal government yesterday said the country is 10 per cent away from reaching the 2020 goal of eliminating new HIV/AIDS infections in the country, at which point the number of new infections would equal the number of those on treatment. The government said the help of local and international donor partners would be helpful…

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  • HIV/AIDS: NACA Launches Anti Stigma, Discrimination Documents

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    In a bid to curb incessant discrimination and stigmatization of People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) in collaboration with partners yesterday launched a simplified version of the 2014 anti-discrimination Act. Representing the Acting Director General of the Agency, the Director, Partnerships Coordination and Support, Dr. Emmanuel Alhassan…

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  • LEADERSHIP Partners With Group Against Cervical Cancer

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    Women have been advised to make it a priority to routinely screen for cervical cancer for early detection. This is due to the disease not presenting with symptoms initially, until it progresses to a life threatening stage. The disease, which is next to breast cancer among other cancers bedeviling women, is caused by excessive growth…

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  • malaria

    Why We Must Defeat Malaria

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    A couple of actors and actresses, team of journalists, stakeholders, and medical experts recently, gathered to a very important evening event organized by the Society For Family Health (SFH) in collaboration with Nigeria Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) and other partners. The exciting event, lighted by theatrical performances of beautiful children born by beautiful mothers was…

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  • 2014 NHActs: NMA Demands Implementation

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    The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the Federal Government to implement the 2014 National Health Act, as it is the best way to address challenges and illegalities in the health sector Briefing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, at the occasion to mark the 2016 physicians’ week, the President of the NMA, Prof. Mike…

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  • IDPS

    IDPs: Group Advice Nigerians To Be Proactive

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    A Non Governmental Organisation, Global Hope Integrated Empowerment Foundation (GHIEF) has urged Nigerians not to always wait for the Federal Government to change the plight of the internally displaced persons before reaching out to them. Global Hope Integrated Empowerment Foundation (GHIEF) said this yesterday, when she called for voluntary donations to enable the NGO provide…

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