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Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

"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

FG Plans Trauma Centres In Six Zones

Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has reaffirmed Federal Government's commitment to establish trauma centres in major hospitals across the six geo-political...

Women Storm Council, Demand Healthcare

Over 350 women from Ward three of Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State on Monday stormed the Oyigbo council with placards, demanding for...

UNFPA Wants FG To Check High Fertility, Maternal Mortality

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) last Monday advised Nigeria to fight high fertility, maternal mortality rate and migration problem to end poverty and...

Cancer: Mrs Wike Calls For Treatment Centre In PH

Wife of the Rivers State Governor, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike has called on the Federal Government to cite a cancer treatment centre in Port Harcourt,...

Rivers NMA Seeks Participation In Immunisation

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Rivers State has appealed to residents of the state to support and participate in the  immunisation activities scheduled...

Rising Alcoholism Among Commercial Drivers Worries FRSC

The Awka Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has expressed worry over rising cases of alcoholism among commercial bus drivers. Deputy Sector Commander...

Tuberculosis Vaccine Research Gets $3m Grant

Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (TBVI) recently received a $3million grant for a three year term from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This grant enables...

Nigeria’s Maternal Mortality Reduces By 50 %

The immediate-past Country Director of IPAS Nigeria, Dr Ejike Orji, said last Sunday that the country’s maternal mortality rate has reduced by 50 per cent...

Women, Children At Risk In Open Air Defecation

In celebrating this year’s World Toilet Day (WTD), United Nations General Secretary, Mr Ban Ki-Moon, stated that one out of every three women  around the...

Foundation Earmarks N18m For Drugs Quarterly

Igo Aguma Foundation (IAF) says it will spend N18 million  on drugs quarterly in equipping 15 primary health centres across the State. The founder of...
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