Beauty & Health

Federal Govt expects 42 million COVID-19 vaccine doses – NPHCDA

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it hoped to get 42 million doses of COVID – 19 vaccines to battle coronavirus in the country . The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency , Faisal Shuaib , who stated this at the press conference of the Presidential Task Force on COVID – 19 …

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Second wave: Govt afraid of religious leaders, reluctant to shut down worship centres, says Tomori

A Professor of Virology, Oyewale Tomori, says the government has not been able to shut down worship centres amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic because the government is afraid of religious leaders in Nigeria. Tomori, who is the Chairman, Expert Review Committee on COVID-19, also advised religious leaders to obey government directives aimed …

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[A MUST READ] Bardo: Community Where Rural Women Contribute To Buy Healthcare Facilities

The story of Bardo community in rural Jigawa is an inspiring one of how determination and strength made women of the community, to come together to bring about a solution to a disturbing problem – that of healthcare. As such a group of women with what they had, came together to contribute towards buying an …

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42 candidate vaccines identifies by WHO for COVID-19

Dozens of companies, from biotech start-ups to Big Pharma, are racing to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine because the world needs it. The World Health Organisation has also identified 42 “candidate vaccines” at the stage of clinical trials, up from 11 in mid-June. Ten of them are at the most advanced “phase 3” …

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FUEL HIKE: NURSES, MIDWIVES SERVE STRIKE NOTICE

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives has handed a two-week ultimatum within which the Federal Government should reverse the increase in the price of fuel and electricity tariff or face an indefinite strike. This was the outcome of its communique issued by the Central Working Committee of the Nigeria Labour Congress held in …

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Polio: Senate Wants Immunization Of Children Sustained

The senate has called on the governments at the federal and state levels, as well as relevant ministries and agencies, to sustain the immunization of infants and children in the country. The call was made against the backdrop of a motion considered to commemorate the declaration of Nigeria as a poliovirus free nation by the …

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WEARING FACE MASKS EXPOSES ASTHMATICS TO HYPOXIA — PHYSICIANS

Medical professionals have warned that people with chronic asthma who use face masks, especially the surgical and clothing type, are exposing themselves to hypoxia. Hypoxia is a condition in which the body or a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply at the tissue level. The World Health Organisation described asthma as …

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