Foundation launches global wash campaign

To accelerate progress towards water access and security for citizens in developing countries, Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) has disclosed plans to embark on a major global water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) campaign. The launch followed the United Nations (UN) Secretary General’s call to action on WASH in healthcare facilities in March 2018, which coincides with […]

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Hypertension killing more people than any other condition – Prof. Omotoso

Ahead of World Hypertension Day 2018, distinguished Consultant Cardiologist, Professor Ayodele Omotoso, has alerted on the increasing prevalence of hypertension (high blood pressure) in the country, warning that hypertension is now the number-one risk factor for death globally. Speaking at the 4th Novartis International Cardiovascular Summit held recently in Lagos at the Lagos Continental Hotel, […]

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Mortein partners government to eradicate malaria

Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Nigeria, makers of Mortein insecticide has partnered with ministries of health to reaffirm its commitment to eradicate malaria in Nigeria.The brand partnered Lagos, Ogun and Abia state ministry of health as well as the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) Abuja, to upscale action and sustain their commitment for the elimination of malaria […]

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JOHESU strike: Bauchi state health workers join strike, patients stranded

Bauchi state health workers have joined the ongoing strike as directed by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), grounding activities at the state hospitals, leaving patients stranded. ‎ News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent who visited General Hospital in Bayara town and the Specialists’ Hospital, Bauchi Metropolis on Monday, reports that health workers had deserted […]

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