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Mission calls for adequate management of cancer to reduce prevalence

By Lilian Okoro Lagos, Sept. 1, 2020 Dr Abia Nzelu, Consultant Ocular Oncologist, has called for adequate management of cancer and adoption of strategies to reduce its prevalence in Nigeria. Nzelu, Executive Secretary, Mass Medical Mission (MMM), made the call in an interview with newsmen on...

Oyo Govt partners NGO to end female genital mutilation

By David Adeoye Ibadan, Aug. 22, 2020 The Oyo State Government in conjunction with HACEY Health Initiative, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) , has launched a campaign train tagged: ‘Stop Cut Project’, to achieve zero record of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the state within the...

Gynaecologist educates women on menopausal symptoms, management

By Lilian Okoro Lagos, Aug. 20, 2020 A Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist, Dr Joseph Akinde, has advised women to pay attention to changes taking place in them at different times of their lives and seek necessary medical attention. Akinde, also the Chairman, Society of Gynaecology and...

Millions of women lose access to abortion services during pandemic

New Delhi, Aug. 19, 2020 Reproductive Health Charity Mary Stopes International (MSI) on Wednesday said 1.9 million women across the world had lost access to its contraception and safe abortion services in the first half of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The impact...

Ipas harps on domestication of international, regional instruments that promote women’s reproductive health

Owerri, Aug. 14, 2020 An international Non-Governmental Organisation, Ipas Nigeria, has called for domestication of all international and regional instruments that promote Women’s Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (WSRHR) in Nigeria. The Country Director of Ipas, Mr Lucky Palmers, made the call at the ongoing...

Working mothers: group tasks Kano govt on 6 months maternity leave

By Philip Yatai Zaria (Kaduna State), Aug. 14, 2020 Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), has called on the Kano State Government to extend maternity leave from three to six months to enable working-class mothers practice exclusive breastfeeding. Mr Isaac Dare-Oguntade, the Project Assistant, CS-SUNN...

Rotary Club Festac Central offers free surgery for women

By Awoyinfa Babajide Lagos, August 13, 2020 Rotary Club of Festac Central, under District 9110, has sponsored free Fibroid surgery and treatment for five women who are unable to afford it. This, it said, was part of commitment to providing quality humanitarian services. The club’s President,...

Abortion: Seeking exceptions to the Global Gag Rule

By Nyisom Fiyigon Dore, Nana, 14, wakes up petrified. It is 5:30 a.m. She was supposed to be up by 4:00 a.m., but was deep asleep and did not hear her angry aunt howling for hot water to bath with. Though scared, she slowly and quietly...

Minister commends Buhari on support on fight against rape, violence against women

By Franca Ofili Abuja, Aug. 6, 2020 The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for supporting efforts in ensuring that rape and other forms of violence against women are eliminated in the country. Tallen gave the commendation during a...

Group advises rape survivors to take PEP after 72 hours

By Lucy Osuizigbo-Okechukwu Awka, Aug. 4, 2020 The New HIV Vaccine and Microbicudes Advocacy Society (NHVMAS), on Tuesday said that survivors of rape should endevour to take Post-Exposure Prophylaxsis (PEP), after 72 hours of the act, to prevent HIV infection. Mrs Florita Durueke , Executive Director,...
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