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Monday, February 18, 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

Expert Blames Maternal, Infant Mortality On Poverty

A gynaecologist with a private hospital in Abuja, Dr Charles Agugua, has identified poverty as a major cause of maternal and infant mortality in...

NGO Offers 100 Persons Free Glaucoma Screening

No fewer than 100 per sons living with disabilities last Saturday benefited from free glaucoma screening in Karomajiji Community in the FCT. The  free glaucoma screening...

Lassa Fever: One Outbreak Too Many

Lassa fever, otherwise called Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever (LHF), a deadly disease was first diagnosed in 1969 in the town of Lassa in Borno State,...

Expert Warns Pregnant Women Against Traditionalists, Quack Doctors

A pharmacist at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Dr Gbola Olayiwola, has warned pregnant women against patronising traditionalists and quack doctors. Olayiwola, Head of...

Workers Demand Vibrant Healthcare Scheme

Barely a month after the celebration of Public Service Day, some workers in the Public Service Sector have called on the three tiers of government...

NACA To Increase Number Of People On ART

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has said that the number of persons on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) will increase from 400,000...

502 Patients Get Free Facial Surgery

An  Abuja -based Non- Governmental Organisation, Cleft  and Facial Deformity Foundation has operated on 502 patients across Niger, Kogi and Nasarawa States as well as...

Immunization Defaulters To Face Prosecution In Rivers

The Rivers State government plans to prosecute parents who fail to present children from 0-five years old for immunization. The Commissioner for Health, Tamunoiyoriari Sampson...

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...

Okrika Doctors Offer Free Medical/Surgical Service

A non governmental organisation, Wakirike Medical Doctors Assocation in conjunction with other Wakirike unions in the United States of America and United Kingdom is...
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