Category: Health

LASG says Queens College remains closed

Following the death of three students due to the outbreak of diarrhea, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris on Tuesday insisted that the Queens College would remain closed. The Renaissance reports that…

US to end funding for UN Population Fund over abortion

The US government plans to stop funding the United Nations Population Fund because of the organization’s “coercive” family planning practices, including providing abortions, officials in Washington said late Monday. According to a State Department official,…

Adulterous lovers paraded on Kenyan streets

An adulterous woman and her boyfriend, who became stuck inside her during sex, were paraded through busy streets on their way to get medical help in Kenya on Monday. A video shows the couple, still…

Meningitis cases rise in Nigeria

An outbreak of meningitis epidemic has killed 328 people, mostly children, across several states in Nigeria since mid-December, according to the country’s ministry of health. More than 2,500 people were infected with cerebrospinal meningitis in 16 of 36…

UN, WHO plan to eradicate Polio in Africa

 According to the United Nations , tens of thousands of health workers will visit 13 central and Western African countries to vaccinate more than 116 million children under the age of five against the disease….