800,000 babies die due to poor breastfeeding annually – Ekiti Commissioner

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Oyebanji Filani, has disclosed that no fewer than 800,000 babies die of poor breastfeeding yearly across the globe. Oyebanji stated that poor breastfeeding was largely responsible for high infant mortality in Nigeria, which he said was being gradually checkmated due to the advent of exclusive breastfeeding and improved... Continue Reading →

Family Kicks As Rejected 10-year-old Dies At ATBUTH

The family of a 10-year-old boy, Ismail Ibrahim, has berated the management of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, following the refusal of a doctor to attend to the minor, who was knocked down by a car at the Buzaye village along the Bauchi-Jos Road. Speaking in an interview with Northern City News... Continue Reading →

Photos: One-Year-Old Baby, Michael Duniya Attacked By Dog In Abuja Survives

Doctors at Cedarcrest Hospital, in Apo District of Abuja, have successfully operated on a 13-month-old baby, Michael Duniya, who was viciously attacked by a pit bull at Mambilla Barracks, Abuja, on Tuesday, October 8 Pulse NG reports. A Punch correspondent also reports that the black dog, believed to be a pit bull, reportedly broke free... Continue Reading →

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