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Oyo Closes Health Facilities over Quackery 

By Morenike Tony-Esan The Oyo State Government has shut six health facilities across the state over quackery. The six health facilities sealed committed various offences, including recruitment of unqualified personnel to provide medical services and engage in illicit practices. Speaking during an inspection and monitoring exercise held within the Ibadan metropolis, the Continue Reading
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Oyebanji Preaches Dangers of FGM

By Busuyi Ogidiolu Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Dr Olayemi Oyebanji wants religious organizations and marriage registrars to caution intending couples against Female Genital Mutilation, FGM. The Governor’s wife stated this in Ado Ekiti at the commemoration of this year’s International Day of Zero Tolerance For Female Genital Mutilation. Dr Oyebanji noted that Continue Reading
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Survivors of FGM should always speak out against it – Professor Ojengbede

By Olumide Ogunbiyi Survivors of female genital mutilation, FGM, should always speak out to discourage others from engaging the harmful practice. Director, Centre for Comprehensive Promotion of Reproductive Health, CCPRH, Professor Oladosu Ojengbede, gave the charge at this year’s celebration of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, with Continue Reading
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Neglected Tropical Diseases: Don’t hide from getting treatment – Oyo State Health Commissioner

By Iyabo Adebisi Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Oluwaserimi Ajetunmobi says Neglected Tropical Diseases, NTDs can be managed urging persons infectected with the diseases to access treatment rather than hiding it.  She stated this while briefing journalists on the 2024 World NTDs Day held at the ministry’s conference room Secretariat, Ibadan. NTDs largely found Continue Reading
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NPC Commences Health Survey in Ogun

By Oluwatoyin Adegoke The 2023-24 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey, NDHS, has commenced in Ogun State with a call on the people to embrace the initiative as an instrument of transformation that would help to reduce health disparities and enable every Nigerian to thrive. The Chairman, National Population Commission, NPC, Mr Nasir Kwarra made the […]Continue Reading
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What Pineapple Skin Can Do for You

By Nifemi Owolabi Pineapple, a tangy cousin of all fruits, which goes by the botanical name Ananas comosus, is an herbaceous, tropical, and monocot perennial plant. The size of the plant ranges from approximately 1–2 m tall and wide. Its leaves are spiral in arrangement and on the terminal ends are flowers that produce edible […]Continue Reading
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Osun Welcomes First Baby of 2024

By Funmi Ojo The Wife of Osun State Governor, Yeye Titilola Adeleke has warned against female genital mutilation just as she advised parents to take proper care of their children in the interest of their future. Yeye Adeleke gave the warning while presenting cash and other gifts to the Osun first baby of the year. […]Continue Reading