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NIMR discovers new malaria vector in northern Nigeria

July 26, 2022  2 min read -agency report Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director General, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) on Monday said it had discovered a new malaria vector called anopheles stephensi in northern Nigeria. Salako who spoke with newsmen in Lagos during a birthday ceremony organised by his members of staff, said that it was […]
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Every Woman, MUST Read This

Recently this past week, a newly graduated student (aged 31) with a doctoral degree about to start her new career as a Doctor…) was flown into a nearby hospital. They found a blood clot in her neck, and immediately took her by helicopter to operate.By the time they removed the right half of her skull […]
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48m Nigerians still defecate openly- Report

 June 21, 2022  4 min read -agency report No fewer than 48 million Nigerians still practice open defecation, according to the newly released 2021 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene National Outcome Routine Mapping (WASH-NORM) III Report. This is the thrust at the inauguration of the 2021 WASH-NORM III Report in Abuja on Tuesday. The Minister of Water […]
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Addressing stunting among children

 June 15, 2022   Stunted children A News Analysis by Ibukun Emiola Most people are unmindful of the connections between nutrition and physical growth of their children, especially in Africa, heath experts have observed. According to them, it sometimes seems insignificant when people see stunted children being called names and it stops at that. They have […]