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HIV: 7m Pregnant Women Don’ t Undergo Tests – Expert

Laide Akinboade Experts said on Monday that out of 9,784,285 million pregnant women, only 2,682,337 are tested for Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome,  HIV/AIDS. This shows that 7,101,948 pregnant women in Nigeria do not test their HIV status out of the 9,784,285 women who get pregnant annually. Assistant …

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150,000 Women in Nigeria Live With Untreated Fistula – FG

By Laide Akinboade The Federal Government has revealed that over 150,000 Nigerian women live with untreated fistula while the nation records an annual incidence of 12,000 -15,000 cases. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole stated this at a High level awareness seminar on fistula, in Abuja. He said Nigeria contributes 15 percent to the global …

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Women in Ministration: Real or Fake Calling? 

 By  Rita Onuoha Activities of Pentecostal pastors and their spouses have continued to generate reactions from a cross-section of the populace. Many people have questioned the activities of latter day ministers, especially women, who appear to be taking the lead in ministration.

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Minister Seeks Int’l Support to Fund Women Developmental Programmes

Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan, who led the Nigerian delegation to the 62nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, recently, has called for international partnerships to enable Nigeria sustain her funding of gender-based developmental programmes. Senator Alhassan made the call …

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