Friday, 30 October 2015

2015 Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security, Recognises Women Roles As Key

  •  Year of Women Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063        
  • Women Contribute Over 60% of Farm Labour- Research
As the Day for Food and Nutrition Security is commemorated across African countries today, women have been identified as great contributors to food security in Nigeria. Given the 2015 theme as “Year of Women Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063, the ADFNS seeks to beam a searchlight on women activities in Africa, recognizing them as key players in food and nutrition security in Africa.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

PHOTOSPEAK: Prof Jega receives Lifetime Achievement Award, As Gen. Gowon Inducts Others

 For his uncompromising stand and immeasurable efforts in conducting the last general elections in Nigeria, the immediate past INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Mohammadu Jega, OFR, has won himself a Lifetime Achievement Award, by the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPharm).The  colourful event which was graced by captains of industry and top politicians had the pictures below:

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Nigeria celebrates 2015 World Polio Day in style, as WHO DG Visits the country

It will be a great honour for Nigerians to have the personality of the DG of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Dr. Margaret Chan coming down all the way to felicitate with us on the great feat of conquering polio, as well as to formally pronounce the nation free from the virus in person.

 As 24 October of every year is set aside to increase awareness about polio virus and to encourage further actions to reduce it from spread, the World Health Organization (WHO) is set to formally pronounce the delisting of Nigeria as a polio endemic country before President Muhammadu Buhari.

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Real Reasons For Female Infertility

The issue of infertility has been a major source of worry for both young and old couples in recent times. Some couples have undergone several medical screening and yet, no remedy. In this  expository article written by the fertility expert who pioneered the IVF program in Nigeria in 1984, Professor Oladapo Ashiru, he brought to the fore causes of infertility in women and how it could be handled.

The consultant reproductive Endocrinologist and Professor of Anatomy listed the following as the main reasons for infertility in women: Lack of ovulation, tubal blockage, immunology, hormonal factors, High FSH hormone level, Endometriosis, Unexplained Infertility, and the list continues. Check after the cut for details on the listed causes of infertility.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Even Amidst Water Scarcity, African Children Celebrate # 2015GlobalHandWashingDay.

The picture above vividly tell the story of millions of African Children who continuously struggle to strike a balance between theories and practices.They have been told today is Global Hand Washing Day and the importance of not just  washing their hands with water only, but the imperative of washing hands with soap and running water.

In view of this global commemoration, and the need to stay germs free, these kids strive to have fair share of the meagre facilities at their disposals to meet their needs, but this is quite challenging and a rigorous process for these future leaders.

Friday, 9 October 2015

Time To Explore Talent Innovation For Organisational Competitiveness: Get Survival Strategies in a Turbulent Industry

As oil prices continue to plunge without hope of recovery insight, it is expedient for professionals in the field of Oil and Gas to beef up their skills as survival is threatened in the industry.

This is the main reason the West Africa Oil & Gas Talent Summit 2015 is being organised by Human Leadership Resources (HLR) and Oil & Gas Soft Skills Ltd (OGS), West Africa’s leading brand for top performance executive workforce development.

The Press Release reads in parts:

Thursday, 8 October 2015

NIMR Opens New Cancer Research Centre @ Yaba (PHOTOS)

Another door of opportunity was opened to cancer patients recently as the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in partnership with Sysmex Partec, officially opened a new Biomedical Training & Cancer Research Centre at Yaba, to cater for the cancer care of patients and training of practitioners.Top dignitaries like Prof. Ibironke Akinsete, pioneer chairperson NACA, Mr Linus Awute, permanent secretary, FMoH, Prof. Innocent Ujah, DG, NIMR, prof.Oni Idigbe, Dr.Kayode Obembe, NMA president, and others were present at the event.More Photos after the cut
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