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Group set to hold public dialogue on access to water, sanitation

THE Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has disclosed plans to hold series of town hall dialogues among the original inhabitants of...

[INVESTIGATION] How ‘Ghanaian herbal products’ are manufactured, marketed in Nigeria

By Gbenga Salau • Promoters use fake, vague addresses in Kumasi as contact details • These products are not Registered — Ghana Regulatory Agency Nigeria’s total import...

[INVESTIGATION] Genotype Scam: How Health Workers in Gombe Issue fake Genotype Certificates for a token

By Hafsah Ibrahim Muhammad WikkiTimes reporter Hafsah Ibrahim Muhammad spent several weeks investigating fake genotype certificates to pass medical assessments that can be obtained in...
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How Cross River PHC boss and husband fleece Basic Health Care Provision Fund

By Ogar Monday In Bogobiri the heart of Calabar, the Cross River State capital, three health workers sit around a table covered with Cross River...

Data shows Nigeria’s Lassa fever death toll doubles in 2022  

Lassa fever has killed 171 persons in Nigeria since January, the latest data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed today. The data,...

How Jigawa is transforming its Primary Healthcare with BHCPF

By Elijah Akoji Five years after the Basic Health Care Provision Fund was initiated in Jigawa, its implementation has helped transform the primary health system...
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Corruption, irregularities mar BHCPF Scheme in Kano

By Kolawole Omoniyi By day, this yellow, rickety pickup truck is meant for moving heavy loads – mostly firewood – from one village to...

Nigeria has one doctor ratio to 10,000 population to treat heart diseases – Cardiologists

THERE is only one heart doctor to attend to 10,000 Nigerians, the Nigerian Cardiac Society revealed on Tuesday. The ICIR reports that heart doctors, otherwise...

What if Tinubu has Parkinson’s disease?

THE rumour is rife that the APC presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu is afflicted with Parkinson’s disease. Several videos online captured his right hand...
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