FG to engage 200,000 voluntary health workers

04 /March 2017

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FG to engage 200,000 voluntary health workers
The Federal Government, in collaboration with development partners, says it has concluded plans to engage 200, 000 voluntary health workers to improve immunisation, antenatal care and other health services. Dr Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. Shuaib, according to … The post FG to engage 200,000 voluntary health workers appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Zimbabwe To Outlaw Corporal Punishment For Children

03 /March 2017

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Zimbabwe To Outlaw Corporal Punishment For Children
Zimbabwe is considering adopting legislation against corporal punishment for children, Health Minister David Parirenyatwa, said on Friday. A High Court ruled on Wednesday that corporal punishment is unconstitutional at both school and home. The minister said the government was analyzing its response. The case dealt with a complaint by a parent whose six-year-old child had … The post Zimbabwe To Outlaw Corporal Punishment For Children appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Family Planning Service Providers get 70 phones

28 /February 2017

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Family Planning Service Providers get 70 phones
Over 70 specialised mobile phones were distributed to family planning service providers in Edo by Marie Stopes International, a non-governmental organization (NGO), for data reporting. The Regional Manager (South-South) of the organization, Mr Toochi Ohaji, who disclosed this on Tuesday in Benin, said the project was aimed at raising awareness on the use of contraceptives … The post Family Planning Service Providers get 70 phones appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
NGO Trains 2,500 HIV Patients

28 /February 2017

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NGO Trains 2,500 HIV Patients
A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO)in Gombe State, Quality Life Initiative, has trained 2,500 persons living with HIV/AIDS on skills acquisitions. Malam Ibrahim Zannah, Monitor and Evaluation officer of the NGO made this known In Gombe on Tuesday. Zannah said that the beneficiaries were trained on different skills acquisitions such as Tailoring, Knitting, Barbing, Hair dressing … The post NGO Trains 2,500 HIV Patients appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Constant stress makes you overweight -study

24 /February 2017

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Constant stress makes you overweight -study
Constant stress has been linked to various physical and mental health problems including high blood pressure, heart disease and insomnia. According to new research, days filled with stress may also increase your risk of becoming overweight. The research, led by Sarah Jackson, a research associate at the Institute of Epidemiology and Health at University College … The post Constant stress makes you overweight -study appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Medical researcher calls for body detoxification

23 /February 2017

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Medical researcher calls for body detoxification
A medical researcher and nutritionist, Dr Kathleen Egbuna, on Thursday called for regular detoxification process in the treatment of patients suffering from chronic diseases and conditions. Egbuna, who works at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, Lagos, said that this became imperative as environmental factors might play significant role in a variety of … The post Medical researcher calls for body detoxification appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
FG to investigate alleged importation of Indian garri

22 /February 2017

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FG to investigate alleged importation of Indian garri
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development says it will liaise with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to investigate the alleged importation of garri from India. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, who made this known on Wednesday in Abuja, said that it is … The post FG to investigate alleged importation of Indian garri appeared first on PM NEWS... Learn more
Anxiety as ‘Strange black soot’ falls in Port Harcourt

14 /February 2017

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Anxiety as ‘Strange black soot’ falls in Port Harcourt
Nigerian city of Port Harcourt used to be known as “The Garden City” because of its soaring palm trees and green open spaces. But since late last year, black soot has been falling from the sky, scaring and angering residents of the oil hub who claim nothing is being done to protect their... Learn more

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