Category: Health

Makinde appoints hospital mgt, primary health care boards chairmen, two others

Makinde appoints hospital mgt, primary health care boards chairmen, two othersOyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr. Gbola Adetunji and a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Abiodun Dada Awoleye as chairmen of the Hospital Management Board and Primary Health Care Board respectively.The… Read More »

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US signs $1 billion vaccine deal with Johnson & Johnson

The US government Wednesday announced a new $1 billion investment in a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Johnson & Johnson, guaranteeing 100 million doses.J&J, via its subsidiary Janssen, had already received $456 million in March.The new money will allow the company to ramp up production so that doses are ready for shipping if and when… Read More »

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NGO harps on benefits of female condoms

Dr Sekina Bello of the Pathfinder International Nigeria, an NGO, has called on women to maximise the benefits of the female condom for family planning and preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD). Bello told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that female condom was the only family planning commodity initiated by women themselves.According to… Read More »

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7 Commonly Asked Sexual Health Questions With Answers

From STI symptoms to discharge, genital appearance to oral sex, here are common questions people ask about their sexual health with the right answers according to Metro UK. How do I know if I have an STI?It is important to know that up to 50% of those with an STI never experience any symptoms so if… Read More »

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We’re Not Spending N9 Billion To Fight Covid-19 –  Oyetola

As Osun Slashes 2020 Budget By 32%, Gives Priority To Agric, Mining, Tourism The Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola on Monday debunked insinuations that the State is spending #9 billion to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Oyetola said this during the official signing of the revised N82.2 billion budget of the State,… Read More »

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COVID-19: How Delta is flattening the curve — Okowa’s CPS

Chief Press Secretary to Governor of Delta, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, said the recent significant drop in active cases of COVID-19 in the state was due to effective contact-tracing and adequate treatment of patients. According to Ifeajika, in an interview programme on Arise News Television monitored via Webex in Asaba, early reporting, increased detection and treatment… Read More »

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SGF Inaugurates CBN Body of Experts for Health Sector R & D

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Monday, July 20, 2020, in Abuja, inaugurated the Body of Experts (BoE) for the Healthcare Sector Research and Development Intervention Scheme (HSRDIS) established by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Board of Experts chaired by the Director-General, National Agency for Food and… Read More »

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Makinde commissions another isolation centre in Awe

Makinde commissions another isolation centre in Awe…says ‘we are committed to revamping Health Sector’Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Friday commissioned another COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Awe, AFIJIO Local Government Area of the State, where he declared that his administration’s goal of revamping the Health sector remains unshaken.The governor, who was represented by his… Read More »