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FG serves over 246m meals to primary school pupils

*More than 6m pupils in 20 states currently being fed daily under Programme Over 246 million (246,355,190) meals has been served to date to primary pupils across 20 states in the country, since the first meal served in December 2016 under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP). The total figure is expected to …

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Super Health Benefits of Eating Bitter Kola

Bitter kola (also known as Garcinia kola) is cultivated from a flowering plant that is native to subtropical or tropical regions of Africa. The benefits of bitter kola are wide ranging, as it has been used traditionally to treat a wide variety of ailments by African medicine men. Most of …

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Kogi State Govt to Get 1.6M USD SOML Grant

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has said that the Federal government would disburse 1.6 million USD from the Saving One Million Lives(SOML) counterpart fund to Kogi State government as ‘’an incentive to do more’’ towards improving healthcare delivery in the state. The government of Kogi state’s qualification for …

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FG Assures Global Community on Commitment to PHC Services

The Federal Government has assured the global community of its continued commitment to honour all her obligations and deliver on her responsibility on immunization and Primary Health Care services. The Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Folorunsho Adewale gave the assurance at the closing ceremony of a 2-day Retreat on …

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No Lassa Fever in FCT – Director

By James Anaana: The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it has not yet recorded any case of Lassa fever in the territory. The FCT’s Director of Public Health, Dr Humphrey Okoroukwu made this known to journalist in Abuja last Friday. He dismissed the speculation on the reported case of …

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Behavioural Aspects of Health and Illness

By Menyanga Abu: In the early stage of science and medicine, it was believed that there was a single causative agent of specific disease and that an infection could result from proliferation of bacteria. Other infections/diseases were believed to result from virus, flaws in genetic make-up, toxins or accidents, without …

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