UNICEF: Report Shows Investment on Poor Children Narrows Gaps

UNICEF new report has shown how investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities in the world helps saves almost twice as many lives as every $US1m as equivalent investments in less deprived groups. According to the report, ‘Narrowing the Gaps: The power of investing in the poorest children’ presented…

Civil Society Groups Seek Partnership To Improve Child Health

THE COALITION  of Civil Society Organisations under the aegis, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PSN-PACFaH) has called for concerted efforts to promote the availability, affordability and use of Amoxicillin DT and and Zn-LO-ORS in treatment of Diarrhoea and pneumonia diseases in Lagos State. A team of PSN-PacFaH members…

First CKN News Lecture Focuses on Social Media & Development

  All roads will next Tuesday, June 13 lead to the Renaissance Hotel, Ikeja venue of the first annual lecture and awareness by foremost On-line news Publication, CKN Nigeria. The event which is being packaged to raise national awareness level on the topic: “THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT OF…

Lagos Hosts “The Pink and Blue Ball”

Fertility challenged couples going through difficult times in the country are once again on the front burner of conversation as another opportunity to raise awareness and financial support is taking centre stage tomorrow, Saturday in Lagos. The event tagged “The Pink and Blue Ball”is being put together by Beibei Haven, a not-for-profit organisation which provides support…

Tribute: Moments of Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin

DURING his lifetime, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin was a true Amabssador of reproductive health and rights of women and young people all over the world and Nigeria in him had one man who gave his all to ensure women and young people have their voices for choice heard. The Network of Reproductive Health Journalists of Nigeria,…

How UNFPA Executive Director, Osotimehin Died at 68

The Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) and the country’s former Health Minister, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin is dead. Osotimehin who turned 68 last February 6 died on Sunday in New York shortly after he reportedly had lunch with his son, Dr Babjide Osotimehin, who was visiting him after Church Service. Healthstyleplus Online…