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Childhood killer diseases: NGO gets $29m grants to reach 1m caregivers, immunize infants in four Northwest States

By Our Correspondent An International Non-Governmental Organization, New Incentive, said it has received a grant of $29 million under it project – All Babies Are Equal targeted to reach over one million caregivers and immunize their infants against childhood killer diseases in four Northwest States of Katsina, Jigawa, Zamfara and Sokoto. These childhood killer diseases […]

SCI calls for support for women, exclusive breast feeding

Save the Children International calls for an increased support to, and protection of, mothers as well as awareness creation for an optimal exclusive breastfeeding practice in Nigeria Exclusive breastfeeding is the best source of nourishment for infants and young children, and a proven lifesaving strategy that helps protect children against several common childhood illnesses, such […]

Zamfara First Lady distributes sanitary pads, calls for Action to promote hygienic practices

From Hussaini Yero, Gusau Zamfara state First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Bello Muhammad (MON) has organised an awareness creation exercise for young female students at the Government Girls Day Secondary School, Samaru, Gusau . The Menstrual Hygiene Day was initiated by the German non-profit WASH United in 2013 to engage decision makers and individuals on a […]

Katsina MHWUN chairman receives COVID-19 vaccines

By Our Correspondent The chairman Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, ( MHWUN) Katsina state council, Comrade Mannir Muhammad Suleiman has yesterday received COVID-19 vaccination. The chairman and his ex-co received the vaccination in their office in Katsina. In a remark shortly after the vaccination, comrade Suleiman urged all health workers and people across […]

World TB day: Zamfara canfirm 2542 cases

By Hussaini Ibrahim, Gusau Hon Commissione r for health Zamfara State, Alhaji Yahaya Muhammad Kanoma has disclosed that tuberculosis treatment centers have ben increased to 367 in the state The Commissioner spoke today at press inference held in Gusau to Mark the world TB day. According to him ,uberculosis (TB), one of the world’s deadliest […]

Governor Matawalle receives Covid-19 injection

From Hussaini Ibrahim Gusau His Excellency, the Zamfara State Executive Governor Hon.Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, today received his first dose of the Jab Astrazeneca Vaccine injection to formally flag- off the Covid-19 vaccination in the state at the Government House, Gusau. Speaking after receiving the injection, Governor Matawalle urged citizens of the state to accept […]