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The Executive Secretary, Borno State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS Control Agency (BOSACA), Alhaji Musa Liman, discloosed on Monday that the HIV/AIDS prevalence has dropped from 5.2 per cent to 2.4 per cent in the state.

WHILE Nigeria may indeed be the biggest country in Africa in terms of GDP, an estimated 60 per cent of Nigerians still live below the poverty line even after a decade of stable growth; which means over 100 million people live in absolute poverty, surviving on less than one dollar a day.

SCIENTISTS know obese people have an increased risk of getting several types of cancer. But a new study suggests being obese also increases the chance that some patients' cancers will come back, and increases the likelihood that those patients will die from cancer.

PAW PAW (or papaya) is a fruit that grows in tropical areas throughout the world and is easily available throughout Australia. Most Australians enjoy paw paw simply because it is delicious, but increasingly, research is showing that the health benefits of paw paw may be even greater than its delicious taste. In fact, paw paw and paw

THE Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote , Mr. Jim Ovia, former Minister of State for Health, Prof. Muhammed Ali Pate, former Managing Director/CEO of Access Bank Plc, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, and others joined the war against maternal mortality in an effort aimed at saving a million lives in Nigeria. The $24 million initiative geared towards saving one million was launched during the World Economic Forum on Africa.

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