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Edo Tops Nigeria’s Routine Immunisation Coverage Chart – WHO

Edo tops Nigeria’s routine immunisation coverage chart

Edo has been adjudged as the best-performing state in routine immunisation coverage in Nigeria, with no variation between its administrative data and the outcome of the National Immunisation Coverage Survey conducted in 2016.

This was disclosed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Edo State, Mrs. Faith Ireye, during the flag-off of routine immunisation intensification project by Governor Godwin Obaseki, at Egor Local Government Area of the state.

The National Immunisation Coverage Survey is a joint review by WHO and UNICEF to ascertain variations between empirical data and the immunization performance system or where data might be misleading.

FG establishes renal dialysis centre in Auchi

kidney dialysis center

The Federal Government has established a Renal Dialysis Centre in Auchi, Edo State for the diagnosis and treatment of kidney related diseases.

Senator Francis Alimikhena made the disclosure on Friday at the foundation laying of the centre at Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

Alimikhena said the project, meant to serve the people of Edo North and Nigerians at large, would be completed within seven weeks.

Top 7 hormones and sexual problems with working men

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By Alia

Overall health of a person includes various aspects, including sexual health. Working men face many sexual problems that often go unreported and do not get diagnosed owing to various reasons. A range of hormone and sexual problems occur in men. Below are listed some of the common sexual problems that working men face:

Lassa Fever Campaign Intensified in Etsako West

lassa fever

As part of efforts to combat Lassa Fever in Edo  state, the State Ministry of Health on Monday embarked on a sensitisation campaign in communities affected by the epidemic.

The sensitisation campaign was organised by the ministry, National Planning, Healthcare Development Agency and Edo State Disease

8 Important Reasons To Drink More Water


While we may not need eight glasses, there are plenty of reasons to drink water.

In fact, drinking water (either plain or in the form of other fluids or foods) is essential to your health.

There are so many health dangers associated with not drinking water regularly because fluid losses occur continuously, from skin evaporation, breathing, urine, and stool, and these losses must be

Fittest foods for men

egg, one of men food

According to, the following are fittest foods for men

Green tea: Drink 1-3 cups per day. From cancer prevention to weight loss to potentially slowing the development of Alzheimer’s, green tea has been shown to help fight almost every major medical ill. Hot or cold, there’s almost nothing better you can drink.

First Nigerian Ebola patient discharged

Good news has emerged from the quarantine unit of the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos as the first Nigerian Ebola patient has been discharged from the hospital.

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu broke the news yesterday, accompanied by Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, and others on the Joint Federal/State EVD response team, to give an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Nigeria.

More Facts on Ebola Virus Disease

That Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is now in Nigeria is no more news. Yesterday death of Mr. Jatto Asihu Abdulqudir, a Protocol Officer of ECOWAS, brings to three the number of death due to the Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria.

So far, there has been a lot of misinformation about the dreaded Ebola virus disease, so much so that people have been advised to bath with and drink hot salt-water solution. It is to this end that AfemaiPeople have decided to throw more light on the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Please find below the US State Department’s communiqué on the Ebola Virus Disease.

Ebola: Edo Govt call for vigilance

Edo State Government has announced that there is no trace of the deadly Ebola disease in the State. The Government however advised the people to remain vigilant and report any suspicious case to the nearest health facility.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aihanuwa Eregie at a press briefing, yesterday (Thursday), said the state Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other health partners have carried out disease surveillance activities in all parts of the state to ensure early detection of any outbreak and the timely containment and control of same.

Breast Cancer, 7 Ways to reduce your risk

If you’re concerned about breast cancer, you may be wondering if there are steps you can take toward breast cancer prevention. Some risk factors, such as family history, can’t be changed. However, there are lifestyle changes you can make to lower your risk.

What can I do to reduce my risk of breast cancer?

Lifestyle changes have been shown in studies to decrease breast cancer risk even in high-risk women.  The following are steps you can take to lower your risk: