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Covid-19: Poor Funding Of Family Planning Can Cause Dead From Complicated Pregnancy- Stakeholders

From Mathew Jwantu Minna Stakeholders in Niger State have expressed concern that more women may die as a result of complications from pregnancy due to poor funding for family planning and severe funding shortages to Child Spacing Advocacy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic response in the State. This alarm was raised …

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Again, JOHESU Gives 15-Day Ultimatum Over Covid-19 Allowances

Health Workers under the auspice of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) has issued a fresh 15- day ultimatum for the officials of the Federal Ministry of Health to address the contentious issues or face industrial action. The workers who represent 6 registered trade unions …

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Facebook Removes Video On Cure For Covid-19

A viral video showing a group of Doctor led be a Houston-based doctor Stella Immanuel claiming that antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine is a cure for covid-19 has been remove by Facebook The video which was even tweet by President Donald Trump before taken down had been watched 17 million times READ …

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World Hepatitis Day: Cross- River Govt To Conduct Free Screening

free screening for women and children

Cross River State Commissioner for Health Dr. Betta Edu has announced free testing of Hepatitis to mothers and children to curb it spread in the state. This gesture is part of activities marking this year’s celebration. Speaking to newsmen, Dr. Edu stated that the Ministry of Health has rolled out …

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64-Almajiris Recovers From Covid-19 In Niger-Dr Makusidi

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From Mathew Jwantu Minna The Niger State Commissioner for Health and Hospital Services, Dr. Mohammed Makusidi has disclosed that about 64-almajiris children have been recovered fully from Covid-19 and reunited with their families. Dr. Makusidi while speaking with Journalists in Minna the state capital said out of the 1075 almajiris …

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My Oral Health and I with Raphael Peter Galleh

Episode 4: Cytokine Immune Response (Lab routine) When pathogens such as Porphyromonas gingivalis, Tannerella forsythia, Treponema denticola etc that were reported to be responsible for many oral diseases invade the oral epithelial cells, the host immune system react in defence. The host therefore respond by secreting chemicals known as cytokines …

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Another Flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It emerged recently and is carried by pigs, but can infect humans, they say. The researchers are concerned that it could mutate further so that it can spread easily from …

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Health Workers Threatened Strike Over Disparity on Hazards Allowance

The Joint Health Sector Unions and other Assembly of Health Professionals on Tuesday threatened to shut down the sector due to disparity in the payment of hazards allowance to her members. The workers are protesting what they described as an injustice by the officials of the ministry of health who …

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HEALTH- MY ORAL HEALTH AND I WITH RAPHAEL PETER GALLEH

Episode 3: How Well Do You Know About Your Oral Health? The Mouth is the major GATEWAY to the internal organs as such, whatsoever affects the health of the oral cavity, will have a direct or indirect effect on other parts of the body. Knowing how to take good care …

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My Oral Health and I with Raphael Peter Galleh

Episode 2: _Oral Sex: The Negative Health Implications Oral sex is the stimulation of genitals or sexual activity that involves the use of the tongue, lips, teeth, throat or the entire surfaces of the mouth. It can be performed in the vagina (cunnilingus), penis (fellatio) or anus (anilingus). Although the …

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