Health

Runsewe Commends Plateau State On Efforts At Finding Cure For COVID-19  

  The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has commended the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong for  constituting a research team that has made significant breakthrough in the search for the cure for COVID-19 pandemic. Runsewe, who commended Lalong in Abuja, added that with the level of […]


NAFDAC Approves Herbal Drug; PAXHERBAL CUGZIN For Treatment Of Coronavirus Symptoms

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), today approved COVID-19 herbal drug; PAX HERBAL CUGZIN,  drug produced by Saint Benedict Monastery, Ewu-Esan, Edo State for public use With this approval, PAXHERBAL CUGZIN becomes the first and presently the only to be approved by NAFDAC. According to a Catholic Priest, at […]


Ecobank Group Spearheads New Private Sector Initiative To End Malaria In Africa

  … Campaign To Start With Benin, Burkina Faso, Senegal …Advocates Stronger Political Will, Increased   Funding Ecobank Group has confirmed its commitment to support ending malaria by launching the first-of-its-kind Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative in partnership with Dakar-based not-for-profit strategic communications and advocacy organization; Speak Up Africa, and the UN-hosted RBM Partnership to End […]


Catholic Priest Advocates Sincere, Practical Support For African Traditional Medicine

  …Urges FG To Devote 20% Of Health Budget To Traditional Herbal Medicine. Development A Catholic Priest at Saint Benedict Monastery, Ewu-Esan, Edo State, Rev. Father Aslem Adodo has called for sincere and practical support for African traditional medicine to aid better health care delivery both in Nigeria and on the continent. He also said […]


Nigeria Orders For Madagascar’s COVID -Organic  

  Nigeria has ordered for Madagascar’s COVID-Organic which the country has been using to cure persons that have contracted Coronavirus. This is just as the Federal Government stated categorically that the herbal product would be subjected to scientific analysis to ascertain its genuineness and perhaps begin local production. This was disclosed  by the Secretary to […]


 Smallpox Eradication: A Legacy Of Hope For COVID-19, Other Diseases—Tedros, WHO Boss

     The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus has said that as nations continued the fight against Coronavirus pandemic, the victory over smallpox is a reminder of what collective efforts can do when fighting common health threat. He said this at a virtual event hosted at WHO-HQ, involving key players in the […]


COVID-19: NCAC Introduces Facemasks Made From Adire, Ankara Fabrics

  The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) is to roll out both medical and conventional facemasks made from local Adire and Ankara fabrics embossed with NCAC logo to check imitation and also to showcase home grown solutions to demands for the kits. The decision by NCAC to roll out facemasks is as a […]


COVID-19 : Our Greatest Challenge In Africa Is Shortage, Weak Supply Chains—Tedros, WHO Boss

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that one of the greatest challenges the world body is facing in Africa and other countries is the shortage of supplies and weak supply chains of life-saving tools such  as Personal Protective Equipment(PPE). Tedros, who said this while speaking at the G20 […]


WHO Lists Conditions For Lifting Early Restrictions

  The Director General, World Health Organisation(WHO), Dr Tedros  Adhanom Ghebreyesus has  advised countries wishing to lift COVID-19 restrictions  to adhere strictly to the six factors  outlined by WHO’s new strategy update . He gave the advice at the Mission’s briefing yesterday . He stated that any countries that want to lift restrictions must ensure: […]


COVID-19 Hit Iran Converts Mosque To Masks Producing Factory

  At a Tehran mosque converted into a factory, women volunteers who would normally attend to visitors to the old battlefields of the Iran-Iraq war have joined the fight against Coronavirus. Lined up like factory workers, around 15 women have taken up positions in front of table-top sewing machines to produce face masks. But instead […]