May 23, 2019
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For over 8 years, I struggled with Malaria, every other week I was either on Antimalarial drugs or in and out of hospitals, our village people were clearly working me. Much of the time, I had fever, I was weak, I was emaciated. I couldn’t play football, I couldn’t participate in rigorous exercises. Because my […]

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When Iya Tawa heard that American Doctors were treating people for free, you need to see how she ran to the venue of the medical treatment. Her only daughter Tawa has been complaining of a malignant headache for quiet some time now, it has yet to yield to treatments. She had been to the local […]

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We wanted to get 27 Autism kids back to school before our 3rd Anniversary….. Its been a long journey, but just last week and against all odds we made the number 29. They are all back in school without knowing who is funding their education. You too can help send an autism kid back to […]

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FGM also known as circumcision Is the cutting or removal of some or all the external female genitalia. A principal concern for the Federal Government, the World Health Organization WHO, United Nations Children Emergency Fund UNICEF, the United Nations Population Fund UNPF and local authorities. Figures from Mr Kongnyuy a UNICEF expert revealed that as […]

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Nigeria has the highest absolute number of female genital mutilation FGM victims in the whole world. ✍🏻Sign the petition to put an end to this ugly cultural practice.🇳🇬🆘🆘

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Over 500 000 Glen View, Budiriro, Glen Norah and Mbare residents will today receive an oral vaccine protecting them from bacteria causing cholera. The vaccine provides protection of between three to five years. The programme, which will run between today and Sunday, will be administered to all residents above one year of age. A further […]

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in New York restated Nigeria’s commitment towards the eradication of tuberculosis in the near future. Addressing a High Level meeting on the theme: “United Against Tuberculosis: Global Action Against Global Threat” on the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the President in a statement by his […]

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The Managing Director, Nordica Fertility Centre, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has advised women having delayed fertility, delayed motherhood or are still waiting for a lifetime partner, to have their eggs frozen, He said women who want the chance to conceive in the future but are not ready due to several factors, should grasp the opportunity to […]

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A woman was on Tuesday charged in a Nakuru court with deliberately transmitting HIV to a nine-months-old baby belonging to her neighbour. Susan Njeri, 27, who appeared before Principal Magistrate Joe Omido, was accused of breastfeeding the infant when she knew was HIV positive. The charge sheet said Ms Njeri knowingly and wilfully breastfeed the […]

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the world’s biggest healthcare programme on Sunday, aiming to provide free health services to half a billion poor people, which could boost his chances in national elections early next year. The scheme, which the government dubs “Modicare”, will provide 100 million families, or about 500 million poor people, with […]

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The United Nations says at least 97 people have died of cholera in northeastern Nigeria over the past two weeks. As well as the outbreak, the region is grappling with attacks by local militant group Boko Haram. A cholera outbreak in Nigeria’s northeast has killed dozens of people and led to hundreds of new infections, […]

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Cases of suspected cholera are beginning to decline in Harare following massive interventions put in place by the Government and its partners, Harare City acting health director Dr Clemence Duri has said. Dr Duri said by end of day yesterday, the number of deaths remained at 32, a figure that was reported on Tuesday. He […]

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Cholera is a disease spread mostly by water and food that has been contaminated with faeces that contain cholera-causing bacteria. It breaks my heart just thinking about this. For someone to be said to be suffering from cholera, they must have ingested human excrement. It means one way or another, you have been ingesting somebody’s […]

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says more people have access to cell phones in Nigeria than they have access to toilets. Quoting a 2018 report by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Chief of WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene), UNICEF, Zaid Jurji, said 140 million people in Nigeria have cell phones, while only 97 […]

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When Mama Adekunle, as she is fondly called, heard the news of the birth of a child to her son, she did what most new grandmothers in Nigeria do – she rushed over to perform her traditional duty of taking care of the new mother and child. This duty includes passing knowledge to the new […]

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Tanzania is working on a model that will help ensure that every citizen enjoys health insurance. Currently, health insurance cover is a personal matter. Deputy Minister for Health Dr Faustine Ndugulile told the The EastAfrican that a Bill is being drafted to realise the proposal. He said the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Social Services and […]

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GOVERNMENT has declared the current cholera outbreak in Harare a State of Emergency, paving way for a full blown and concerted effort to battle the scourge that has claimed 20 lives and also affected 2000. This was announced Tuesday by Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo during a visit to Beatrice Infectious Diseases Hospital, […]

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Just one day after President John Magufuli reiterated his opposition to birth controls by telling Tanzanians to continue reproducing, a Member of Parliament (MP) has faulted him on grounds that his (the President’s) position was going contrary to the available national policies. Speaking at a public rally in Meatu in Simiyu Region on Sunday, September […]

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Online retailers in Nigeria are defying the tobacco control law and continue to make brisk business selling tobacco and its products to the public through their websites. Checks by PREMIUM TIMES showed that these online retailers not only market products like cigarettes and shisha, they do not have mechanisms to ensure prospective buyers are aged […]

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As if the consequences of an ongoing armed conflict were not already challenging, Mangina Reference Health Centre has found itself at the heart of the current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the UNFPA By Aimee Manimani Nsimire Mangina — As if the consequences of an ongoing armed conflict were not […]

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