“Sweet little creatures”

  “Children are beautifully likened to a picture of our past and a foresight to our future”. -Samuel Ayodeji Sometimes, it is at the bustling market square or in the busy streets. Wherever it might be, I always have the children on my mind. Right now, however, I am neither at the two earlier stipulated…

Why pre-term babies Die-Disu

“No mother deserves to lose her unborn or newborn child even when such babies are born prematurely”. This was the consensus of stakeholders who came together in Lagos to mark the 2017 world prematurity day e as experts linked high death-rates of pre-term babies mostly to failure of pregnant women to attend antenatal clinics regularly.…

FMoH says Rumour on Army Vaccination Untrue

As pressure kept on mounting around the country over allegations of camouflaged soldiers going about in some communities to immunise school children against some “unknown diseases”, the office of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has against refuted to rumour. Below is a memo from the office of the Technical Advisor,  Dr Chima…

Why Planned Parenthood Signs MOU with RB Durex

The need to help improve on the sexual health and well-being of Nigerians has led to the signing of a partnership agreement between RB Durex and Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN). The scope of the partnership covers Sexual and Reproductive Health education and increasing consumer access to condoms by opening new channels and reaching…

“Empower Girls before, during and after crises”

GIRLS today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage pregnancy are declining, and female educational attainment and participation in the labour force are on the rise. However, these advances are far from universal and are increasingly tenuous in many parts of the world.…