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Gird your loins, all AA’s, malaria season has come (2)

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Not drinking enough water could cause digestive problems, constipation, physician warns 

A Medical Practitioner, Dr. Iredia Osunde, has advised people to keep the body hydrated by drinking water regularly, noting that it enables the body to function properly. According to Osunde, not drinking enough water could cause digestive problems, constipation...

Nigeria needs collective responsibility to curb COVID-19, says NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has urged Nigerians to take collective responsibility to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The agency made the call in a 9-point public health advisory posted on its website to members of the public...

Blisters on lips can spread through oral sex, kissing –Physician

 Lara Adejoro A medical practitioner, Dr. Chinonso Egemba, says the blister that usually appeared on lips is not caused by malaria but by herps.  Herpes is a virus causing contagious sores, most often found around the mouth or on the...

Monkeypox: NCDC registers 59 suspected cases, 15 confirmed

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has registered 59 suspected cases of Monkeypox with 15 confirmed, its Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said on Tuesday in Abuja. Ihekweazu was reacting to the Dallas, Texas resident who recently returned from Nigeria...

Eid-el Kabir: NACA urges Nigerians to observe COVID-19 protocols, avoid risky behaviours 

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS has advised Nigerian youths and adults to avoid all forms of risky behaviours that may predispose them to HIV and AIDS, especially during this festive season. The Director-General of NACA, Dr....

We can now breathe! Ogun community jubilates as Chinese recycling company relocates after PUNCH HealthWise report

Tessy Igomu Having being denied the right to fresh, crisp air for three years, residents of Orimerunmu community in Ibafo, Ifo Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, no longer fear for their lives, as Yoyo Resources Recycling Limited...

Lagos, FCT, four others report 203 new COVID-19 infections, one death

Amarachi Okeh  Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and four other states recorded 203 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to the figures released on Monday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Why we didn’t approve herbal medicine for COVID-19 treatment —NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has given reasons why it has not approved any herbal medicine for the treatment of COVID-19. This is contained in a statement signed by the agency resident Media Consultant,...

7,253 new COVID-19 deaths, 463,309 fresh cases recorded globally

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 4,086,242 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1000 GMT on Sunday. At least 189,911,110 cases of coronavirus...
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ASR Africa supports the Edo State Government with N2.5 Billion Grant For Health Development

  The Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa) – brainchild of Industrialist, philanthropist and founder of BUA Group, Abdul...
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