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UNICEF advocates improved investment in nutrition

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Child Rights Information Bureau (CRIB) of Federal Ministry of Information and Culture have identified improved investment in nutrition as a tool to fast track national and human development. Mr Olumide Osanyipeju, Head CRIB of the ministry, disclosed this on Wednesday at a media dialogue on child malnutrition in North-East, held in Yola with […]

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Separated Co-Joined Twins Healthy, Discharged – UATH

The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) says the set of co-joined twins separated by the hospital are in healthy condition and have been discharged home since Nov. 23. Dr Eyinade Olateju of the Department of Paediatrics of the Hospital said this on Friday in Gwagwalada at the monthly clinical continuing education of the hospital. Olateju, in her presentation on […]

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Stick to Traditional African Diet, Endocrinologist Advises

An Endocrinologist, Dr Olufemi Fasanmade, on Wednesday advised Nigerians to stick to the traditional African diet, saying eating `eba’ or `tuwo’ is healthier than eating wheat. Fansamade, who works at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said: “What is good for our population is to stick to the […]

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Spring leisure accommodation deal in the Yarra Valley

Spring is here and there is no better place to enjoy the new growth and sunny weather than in the picturesque surrounds of the Yarra Valley. And Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa is making this all possible as the award-winning resort has just released a special Spring Leisure Deal for two from only $235.00 per night. The Spring Leisure […]

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CPC boss tasks healthcare providers on patients’ bill of right

The Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera, has urged healthcare providers in the country to domesticate the Patients’ Bill of Right (PBoR) in their various facilities. Irukera gave the advice when he visited two private hospitals in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday in Abuja. The hospitals are: Wellington Neurosurgery Centre, Maitama and Alliance Hospital, Area 11, Garki. […]

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Tuberculosis taking over the world – WHO

Countries are not doing enough to curb the spread of tuberculosis (TB) which is threatening to affect some 1.3 billion people, a quarter of the world’s population. The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that a quarter of the world’s population are at risk of developing TB during their lifetime. According to WHO, countries are not doing enough to end tuberculosis […]

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Wyndham Tamansari Jivva Resort Bali Honoured Twice

Wyndham Tamansari Jivva Resort Bali Honoured Twice at 2018 Bali Tourism Awards For the second consecutive year, Wyndham Tamansari Jivva Resort Bali has been recognised with two accolades at the 2018/19 Bali Tourism Awards held this week. The five-star resort has won in both the Leading Beach Resort and Leading Beach Restaurant categories, which were announced during the gala dinner […]

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What stool colour has to do with your health, expert explains

Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a medical practitioner, Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, has advised the public to always observe the colour of their stool to determine their health status. Adeolu gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, a change in colour, shape, size, consistency and frequency of stool […]

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SON Destroys 1080 Cartons of Expired Cigarettes

Standards Organisation of Nigeria has called on all organizations in Nigeria to join the quality vanguard by imbibing the spirit of voluntary regulation, in order to promote the improvement of lives of the citizens through standards. This admonition was given in Kano by the Director General, Mr. Osita Aboloma at the destruction of one thousand and eighty (1080) cartons of […]

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One million bags of toxic rice impounded

Rice consumers in Nigeria should check rice bags for expiry date as they may have turned toxic, unfit for human consumption. In Kenya, a staggering one million bags of toxic rice, along with 400 containers of substandard cooking oil, have been impounded by detectives. The rice bags and the cooking oil were seized in the port city of Mombasa. The […]