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Lack of access to child care, a top barrier to refugee empowerment– IRC

NEW YORK, United States of America, September 10, 2020, A new study from the International Rescue Committee uncovers what economic empowerment means to refugee women in Germany, Kenya, and Niger; lack of childcare, harassment, and gender-based violence, prioritizing men’s workforce integration, social stigma, and...

COVID-19 could reverse decades of progress toward eliminating preventable child deaths, agencies warn

NEW YORK/ GENEVA, 9 September 2020– The number of global under-five deaths dropped to its lowest point on record in 2019 – down to 5.2 million from 12.5 million in 1990, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO),...

Nigeria can avoid second wave of COVID-19 infection if…, Expert says

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Sept. 9, 2020 Nigeria can avoid a second wave of COVID-19 infection if all citizens adhere strictly to safety protocols, Dr Gabriel Adakole, a Public Health expert, has said. Adakole, an Abuja-based Public Health expert, gave the suggestion in an interview...

Noncommunicable diseases account for 29% deaths in Nigeria- NGO

By Yemi Adeleye Lagos, Sept. 8, 2020 A civil society network, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Alliance Nigeria, says noncommunicable diseases accounted for 29 per cent deaths in Nigeria. Dr Sonny Kuku, President of the organisation, made this known at the flag off of the Third Global Week...

COVID-19 has increased cases of anxiety, depression – Doctor

By Stanley Nwanosike Enugu, Sept. 8, 2020 Dr Monday Igwe, the Medical Director, Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital, Enugu, says there has been increase in cases of anxiety and depression brought to the hospital since the emergence of COVID-19 pandemic. Igwe told newsmen in Enugu on Tuesday that...

Signs of depression have tripled globally since start of pandemic

Washington, Sept. 3, 2020 (dpa/Naija247news) The COVID-19 pandemic has touched pretty much every person in America – and it shows in the state of our mental health. The prevalence of sleep troubles, lethargy, feelings of hopelessness and other depression symptoms in adults across the country...

64% of Nigerian employees risk burnout, severe mental health — Report

By Augusta Uchediunor Lagos, Sept. 3, 2020 About two-third (64%) of Nigerian employees are at risk of employee burnout, a condition caused by excessive and prolonged stress, says a new report from a survey conducted by WellNewMe, a health technology company. The survey, which gathered...

Mental health expert calls for reorientation of Nigerian youths

By Lilian Okoro Lagos, Sept. 3, 2020 A mental health expert, Mrs Veronica Ezeh, has called for total reorientation of youths as part of the initiatives to shield them from all forms of criminality and enhance the country’s stability. Ezeh, also the Chief Executive Officer,...

Nigerian Based Doctors Mull $1 Billion to Meet Africa’s Rising Health Care Needs

By Tope Alake Funds to be raised in three tranches over the next four years Company sees increased demand for health services after virus Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company plans to set up a $1 billion fund to invest in health care and wellness across Africa. “We...

Pay more attention to maintenance, sustenance of healthcare infrastructure- Minister

By Kemi Akintokun Lagos, Aug. 28, 2020 The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, on Friday urged health institutions and the practitioners to pay more attention to maintenance and sustenance of existing healthcare infrastructure and services. Mamora gave the advice at the inauguration of the...
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