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415 million people living with diabetes globally – Diabetes Association

More than 14 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa had diabetes in 2015, a number that is projected to double by 2040. Paul Orude, Bauchi No fewer than 415 million people are living with diabetes globally, which is projected to reach 642 million by 2040, the Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) has said. National president of […]
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Ajuma Ottache Dead: How ALS Muscular Disease Killed Female Nigerian Footballer, Former Super Falcons Player

Ajuma Ottache Dead: How ALS Muscular Disease Killed Female Nigerian Footballer, Former Super Falcons Player

Ajuma Ottache Dead: How ALS Muscular Disease Killed Female Nigerian Footballer, Former Super Falcons Player Ajuma Ottache, a Technical Director with the Flamingos and also the only female coach in the Nationwide League One died on Saturday, November 10. According to reports, Ottache had been battling a rare muscular disease,

Rainfall, poor hygiene, increase disease level in Borno – MSF

“Since September 1, MSF has admitted 183 children into the Intensive Care Unit and in the last week
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Nollywood Producer Stanley Okoronkwo Diagnosed With Heart Disease, Needs N10Million For Surgery In India

Nollywood Producer Stanley Okoronkwo Diagnosed With Heart Disease, Needs N10Million For Surgery In India

All is not well with popular Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Stanley Okoronkwo who is currently seeking fund for the treatment of his ailment. The popular filmmaker whose battle started after a heart attack in 2016 has been in an out of hospitals trying to find solution to his health battles.

WHO partners popular Hausa singer on disease prevention

WHO partners popular Hausa singer on disease prevention

ABUJA – The World Health Organisation, WHO, has said it is working with popular Hausa musician, Binta Labaran, also known as Fati Niger, to create awareness and educate people on preventive behaviours against cholera, meningitis, malaria, Lassa and yellow fever.
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NAVRC targets active surveillance of disease vectors nationwide

NAVRC targets active surveillance of disease vectors nationwide

ABUJA – The National Arbovirus and Vectors Research Centre (NAVRC) has said it is currently working to bring about a sustained and active nationwide surveillance of infectious disease vectors starting in three North-Central states of Benue, Nasarawa and Niger.
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World Kidney day: 15 per cent of all Nigerians have some form of kidney disease

Vice president, Nigerian Association of Nephrologists, Dr Adaeze Asinobi, has raised alarm over increasing case of kidney problem in Nigeria, stating that about 15 per cent of all Nigerians have some form of kidney disease. Asinobi spoke at a […]
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