iMarch4Children… Breaking the culture of silence

(News Plus) THE NIGERIA Violence Against Children Survey (carried out by the National Population Commission, with the support of UNICEF and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), launched by Government of Nigeria in September 2015, highlighted the  prevalence of sexual, physical, and emotional violence suffered by  children in Nigeria. The survey estimates that half of…

” Women Need Not die of Breast Cancer in Nigeria”

 (LifeStylePlus) THE STATISTICS are really scaring, every week at least five new cases are seen at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Cancer Clinic and the number keeps growing of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. In a chat with HealthStylePlus during a recent visit by team of Health Journalists Academy, (HJA), Executive Director, Run…

Cancer Treatment Can No longer be Business as Usual

(NEWS PLUS)   IN ORDER to optimize the treatment of Cancer in Nigeria, the Cancer Education and Advocacy Foundation of Nigeria (CEAFON) is advocating a medical team approach to Cancer treatment. Explaining the importance of approaching cancer patient’s care through multi-disciplinary effort, President, CEAFON, Professor Abayomi Durosinmi-Etti said it is no longer fashionable for only a…

Voluntary Blood Donation Still Low In Lagos-Idris

 (News Plus) LAGOS STATE government has lamented the continued low level of voluntary blood donors in spite of the increase in public awareness on voluntary blood donation in the last one year. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press briefing to mark one year of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Health Commissioner, Dr. Jide Idris disclosed that the year…