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Africa must increase healthcare funding despite end of polio – Dangote

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Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation and philanthropist Aliko Dangote has urged governments across Africa, the Nigerian government and state governments to increase their budget allocations...

Continuous advocacy, key to addressing negative beliefs about polio vaccination –...

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 A medical practitioner, Dr Okai Aku, on Monday, says continuous advocacy at all levels in government is paramount to surmounting the problems of negative...

Polio: Zamfara records 7 yrs without virus – Perm Sec

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The Zamfara Government says it has not recorded any case of wild poliovirus for seven. The Permanent Secretary, state Ministry of Health, Dr Habib...

World polio day : Rotary club organises para soccer, sensitisation walk...

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The Rotary International has organised para soccer, sensitisation walk, community advocacy and church service, as part of activities to mark the world polio day...

2 of 3 polioviruses eradicated in ‘historic’ step – WHO

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The World Health Organisation welcomed a “historic step” toward a polio-free world on Thursday as an expert panel certified that the second of...

Rotary International says sensitisation key to polio eradication

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 Rotary International Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Emeka Offor, says sensitisationis key to eradicating polio from the world. He said this while unveiling a special billboard...

World Polio Day: Minister promises more centres for Post-Polio Syndrome

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Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Tuesday in Abuja, promised to create more centres for Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS) in the country. Ehanire made the...

Polio: Expert advocates increased medical attention to counter effects of disease...

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An Abuja-based Neurologist, Dr Ahmed Ibrahim, says a large number of polio survivors are likely to experience Post Polio Syndrome (PPS). He made the disclosure...

Ejigbo LCDA sensitises stakeholders on need for polio certification

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Toward ensuring certification of Nigeria as a polio-free nation, Ejigbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, had embarked on sensitisation programme for...

Polio: Bauchi State Govt. flags off door-to-door campaign

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The Bauchi state Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA) has flagged-off a massive door-to-door vaccination campaign against polio virus in the state. Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed,...