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"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

‘150,000 Women Affected With Obstetric Fistula Annually’

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has said that about 150,000 women of reproductive age are affected with Obstetric Fistula with an estimated 12,000...

HIV Drug Resistance: Minister Harps On Surveillance

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, last Monday, said surveillance and early identification of HIV drug resistance which necessitated prompt intervention, is required...

Wike Unveils Doctors’ Salary Structure Committee …As Normal Activities Resume At BMSH

In the bid to ensure an uninterrupted medical service delivery in Rivers State, the State governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike has set up a committee...

Identify With Less Privileged, Nurses Tell Nigerians

A Rivers State-based Non-Governmental Organization, Nursing World Nigeria, has called for more attention to the less privileged in the society. Chief Executive Officer of the...

Viral Hepatitis: Expert Identifies Risk Groups

The Manager, HIV Control Programme, Rivers State, Dr Golden Owhonda, has identified injection drug users, homosexuals, health workers especially dentists and surgeons, people with...

Group Trains 100 Community Health Workers

A group, Doctors on Call, has organised a five-day sensitisation exercise for 100 community health workers in Malammadori Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The...

Buhari Recommits To Improved Healthcare …Targets Rural Dwellers, Women, Children

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his administration is committed to putting the health of Nigerians as a top priority with a more focus...

Gynaecologist Alerts On Babies’ Malformation …Cautions On Radiation, Drugs

A gynaecologist, Dr Nathaniel Adewole, says radiation exposure at early stage of pregnancy as well as intake of antibiotics could cause congenital malformation in...

Breast Cancer: Mrs Ayade Harps On Mammogram Screening

Wife of the Cross River State Governor, Dr (Mrs) Linda Ayade has urged women to get a mammogram screening often in order to know...

‘380,000 New HIV/AIDS Infections Occur Annually’

An Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the AIDS Healthy-care Foundation (AHF), has said that about 380,000 new HIV Infections occur annually among young women and...

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