December 2, 2022

Category: Health

Beds donation: HMB commends KAROTA, CPC Boss Beds donation
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Beds donation: HMB commends KAROTA, CPC Boss

 By Nasiru Muhammad Kano State Hospitals Manage­ment Board (HMB) has ap­plauded the Managing Di­rector of the State Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA) and also the act­ing Managing Director of Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Hon. Baffa Babba Dan’Agundi for donating beds, mattresses and bed sheets to Dawanau Psychiatric hospital.  The Director General of the board, Dr. […]

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Zamfara records positive Neonatal indices, under five mortality rate- Survey Gov. Bello Matawalle
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Zamfara records positive Neonatal indices, under five mortality rate- Survey

From Ahmad Ibrahim Gusau Despite the prevailing insecurity,, Zamfara State has recorded positive strides on health indices as data released by the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey has rated the state least in neonatal and under-five mortality rate in the entire North West Zone. Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) is designed to collect statistically robust and […]

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Sokoto inaugurates drug abuse control committee
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Sokoto inaugurates drug abuse control committee

From Umar Danladi Ado, Sokoto Worried with the spate of drugs abuse, Sokoto State Government has inaugurated the state’s Drug Abuse Control Committee (SODACCOM) aimed at checkmating illicit drugs abuse across the state. Chaired by the state Commissioner for Health, the committee’s patron is the wife of the governor, Hajiya Mariya Waziri. Other members of […]

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Amidst distribution delivery kits, woman gives birth
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Amidst distribution delivery kits, woman gives birth

By Usman Gwadabe A woman from Madari in Warawa Constituency has delivered a baby boy amidst distribution of delivery kits sponsored by Rep. Mustapha Bala. Shortly after the delivery, the woman was assisted by the midwifery who were at the event to educate them on how to use the kits.The infant is named Ahmad and […]

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6-month leave for pregnant women: NGO appeals for adoption in Kano NGO appeals for 6-month leave adoption
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6-month leave for pregnant women: NGO appeals for adoption in Kano

By Usman Gwadabe Kano State Coordinator of Alive and Thrive Project, Dr. Ashiru Hamza Muhammad has advocated for six months maternity leave for pregnant women in the state. Dr. Muhammad made the advocacy during round table discussion with media organizations on promoting Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) organized by his organisation in collaboration […]

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Zamfara launches third COVID-19 mass vaccination Governor Bello Matawalle taking his Jab
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Zamfara launches third COVID-19 mass vaccination

From Ahmad Ibrahim Gusau Over 1 million of the 2.3 million targeted for COVID-19 vaccination did not receive the jab in Zamfara, according to the State Primary Health-care Development Agency. The executive secretary of the Agency, Dr Tukur Ismail gave the figures during the launch of Scale Three COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Exercise at government house, […]

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25m kids miss routine vaccinations globally -WHO, UNICEF WHO urges people to get vaccinated
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25m kids miss routine vaccinations globally -WHO, UNICEF

From Sule Aliyu, Bauchi Reports by World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF have revealed that global vaccination coverage has declined with 25 million infants missing out on lifesaving vaccines in 2021. The report, which is official data published on July 14 by WHO and UNICEF indicated that the largest sustained decline in childhood vaccinations in […]

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KSCHMA validates students’ contributory scheme guidelines KSCHMA
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KSCHMA validates students’ contributory scheme guidelines

By Usman Gwadabe Kano State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (KSCHMA) has designed a programme entitled: ‘Students Contributory Healthcare Programme (SCHEP)’ to enhance their wellness status while studying in various tertiary institutions and secondary schools in the state. This scheme is developed to achieve universal healthcare coverage for all. The programme provided about 90 different benefit […]

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Zamfara PHCB presides over community health outreach
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Zamfara PHCB presides over community health outreach

From Ahmad Ibrahim, Gusau The Executive Secretary of Zamfara State Primary Health Care Board (PHCB), Dr. Tukur Isma’il Gusau, has emphasised the need for all hands to be on deck towards enhancing health care service delivery, especially in semi-urban areas. The medical doctor made the statement recently in an interview with The Triumph in Gusau, […]

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World Kidney Day: Drug abuse leads to chronic disease World Kidney Day
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World Kidney Day: Drug abuse leads to chronic disease

By Mahmud Gambo Sani Chronic kidney disease (CKD), being a debilitating ailment is said to be one of the diseases caused by drug abuse especially among youth. This was disclosed by Prof. Aisha Nalado of Internal Medicine Department of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), during an outreach at Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo secondary school, organized by […]

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