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BREAKFAST is the most important meal of the day. It is the meal that set off your day. Kids as well as adults need to eat breakfast each day to perform at their best; kids need it even more.

The Abia State Primary Health Development Agency said several children were missed during the March national Immunisation Plus Days (IPDs) in the state.
The Executive Director of the agency, Dr Chukwuemeka Oluoha, disclosed this in Umuahia on Thursday during a meeting between the Social Mobilisation Committee

The 12-day-old strike by the workers of the National Hospital will on Tuesday be suspended as they are to resume work, the Senior Staff Association of the institution has said.

The United Bank for Africa Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the bank, has said it is sponsoring doctors and nurses from the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital to India for neo-natal care studies.

Dr Wellington Oyibo, a Consultant Medical Parasitologist with the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos (CMUL), as well as Principal Investigator of the World Health Organisation (WHO)/FIND Malaria Quality Assurance and Centre at CMUL and Coordinator, Centre of Excellence for Malaria Diagnosis, in this interview with LARA ADEJORO,  says eliminating malaria demands a multi-pronged approach involving everyone.

What is your overview of malaria in Nigeria?
Malaria is an age-long disease and for a long time, we did not know so much in terms of documentation about the burden of malaria in the country but it was estimated that malaria is responsible for 60% of fever because diagnosis was mostly presumptive. However, at this time, we are having data from research and surveys

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