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Lagos Unveils Abortion Policy

The Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Health has unveiled a policy document on safe termination of pregnancy. The 40-page policy document, tagged “Lagos State Guidelines on Safe Termination of Pregnancy for Legal Indications”, sets out guidelines for safe termination of pregnancy within the ambit of the criminal law of Lagos State. Presenting and […]Continue Reading
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Eschew Drug Abuse – Owoeye

The need for collective cooperation between stakeholders to address the challenges posed by illicit drug abuse amongst the Youth, has again been stressed. The Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, Mr Timothy Owoeye made the call on his Twitter handle to mark this year’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking.  Mr Owoeye stressed […]Continue Reading
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Health Workers Lament Unpaid Salaries

The healthcare workers under the Ondo State Government have lamented the non-payment of four months’ salary arrears. The State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, in separate interviews with newsmen, confirmed they received the January 2022 salary barely two weeks ago. The NMA Chairman in the […]Continue Reading
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Oyo Residents Advocate Food Safety

Concerned residents of Oyo town want relevant agencies saddled with the responsibility of providing food security to ensure that local food processors comply with hygienic standards. The residents who spoke with Radio Nigeria, particularly those who patronize the cassava processing depot for their food items, expressed reservations over the safety of gaari produced in some Continue Reading
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Stakeholders Harp on Menstrual Hygiene for Girls

Parents should never shy away from discussing sexual education with their children especially the girls as they are the most vulnerable ones. Deputy Director, National Orientation Agency, NOA, Dr Olukemi Owolabi stated this at a day workshop organized for female Secondary Schools Students by Radio Nigeria, Ibadan National in Ibadan. The workshop on Menstrual Hygiene […]Continue Reading
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Stakeholder Advocates Environmental Hygiene, Insecticide Treated Net for Curbing Malaria

It is achievable to have a malaria-free society if Nigerians adhere to safety precautions against the spread of the scourge. Primary Health Care Coordinator, Oluyole local government, Mrs Adebola Adelakun made this known during a day sensitization outreach held in some communities under the local government area. Mrs Adelakun who said total eradication of malaria […]Continue Reading
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NHIS Gives Corps Members Medical Cover

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says it has concluded plans to provide health/medical care cover for serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) corps members in Osun. The Director of NHIS, Osun Office, Mr Hamed Yahaya made this known at the Osogbo Township Stadium,during the NHIS enrollment sensitisation exercise organised for corps members serving Continue Reading