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Makinde Gives New Commissioners Road Map

By Iyabo Adebisi Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has urged newly sworn- in commissioners to properly assimilate the policy direction of his administration as captured in his road map for sustainable development and draw up deliverables that would benefit the people. He stated this at the swearing-in ceremony for the commissioner for Health and Commissioner Continue Reading

Oyo Govt. Set to Review Public Health Law

 By Oluwakayode Banjo The Oyo state government, on Friday, inaugurated a 20-man committee that will review its public health law, to meet current realities and solve health challenges in the state. The committee, drawn from relevant ministries, agencies, law enforcement agencies, health institutions, civil society organizations amongst others, is expected to converge next Continue Reading

Stakeholders Intensify Campaign Against FGM

By Olumide Ogunbiyi Female Genital Cutting is a barbaric trend that must be halted in society. This was the submission of stakeholders at an event put together by the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, and Oyo State Government in collaboration with the Center for Population and Reproductive Health, CPRH, to commemorate the International Day of […]Continue Reading

Healthy Ageing Tips for Adults

Ageing is a combination of physical changes in our bodies and the environmental factors we are exposed to. Yet there are many factors that play a role in whether we age gracefully or faster than we are meant to age; they include smoking, sun exposure, genetics, poor sleep habits, poor diet, too much alcohol and […]Continue Reading

United Kingdom Intervention on Malaria

Malaria is a major public health issue as the World Health Organization, WHO, report shows that in 2016, over two hundred million cases of malaria were reported in ninety-one countries with almost five hundred thousand deaths globally. It further stated that malaria cases increased globally from two hundred and eleven million in 2015 to two […]Continue Reading