PHEW Foundation International Takes Diabetes Outreach To Rumueme Market, Port-Harcourt

By Victor Bieni Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, was agog recently as PHEW Foundation International, Port Harcourt Branch, carried out a sensitization campaign to the entire Market traders, Youths and citizenry of Rumueme community in Port Harcourt, on the Symptoms, Causes, Preventive Measures and Treatment for diabetes. The sensitization campaign, according to the Coordinator, Mrs. Blessing Nzelu, was part of activities by the Port … Continue reading PHEW Foundation International Takes Diabetes Outreach To Rumueme Market, Port-Harcourt

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RESIGN OR BE SACKED, OKOWA WARNS NON-COMMITTED HEALTH WORKERS

In line with his administration’s determination to ensure full routine immunization coverage of Delta, the Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has advised health workers not committed to their jobs to resign or be sacked. The governor gave the warning on Thursday in Asaba at a meeting with relevant stakeholders on primary healthcare service delivery in the state. He said that routine immunization could not be … Continue reading RESIGN OR BE SACKED, OKOWA WARNS NON-COMMITTED HEALTH WORKERS

World Heart Day: 17.9 MILLION PEOPLE DIE YEARLY FROM CVD, SAYS NGOS; VISIT ASABA IDP CAMP WITH MEDICAL TEAM

By Victor Bieni Staggering statistics released by a reputable pressure group and a Non Governmental Organization in Delta state, has revealed that over 17 Million People die annually from the medical condition known globally as Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), due to improper treatment and management of heart diseases and stroke, often caused by smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure. This frightening disclosure was made during this … Continue reading World Heart Day: 17.9 MILLION PEOPLE DIE YEARLY FROM CVD, SAYS NGOS; VISIT ASABA IDP CAMP WITH MEDICAL TEAM

DELTA RED CROSS SOCIETY MARKS WORLD FIRST AID DAY, WITH TRAINING PROG FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

As part of activities to commemorate the 2019 #WordFirstAidDay, on Saturday, September 14, 2019, the Delta Branch of the Nigerian Red Cross Society, (NRCS, @Delta Branch), Sapele Division (#Sapele Division), carried out a training programme for members of the Physically Handicapped Association of Nigeria (PHAN), Delta state. The First Aid training, which was supervised by the leader of the Delta state Red Cross team, Mr. … Continue reading DELTA RED CROSS SOCIETY MARKS WORLD FIRST AID DAY, WITH TRAINING PROG FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

OKOWA, EHANIRE DECRY NIGERIA’S GLOBAL MATERNAL, CHILD MORTALITY RANKING, AS NAT. COUNCIL ON HEALTH CONFAB OPENS IN ASABA

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa and the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, Sept. 12, decried Nigeria’s ranking as the country with the highest maternal and child mortality rate in the world. They made their positions known in separate addresses at the opening of the 62nd National Council on Health (NCH) meeting in Asaba. The NCH is Nigeria’s highest policy-making organ … Continue reading OKOWA, EHANIRE DECRY NIGERIA’S GLOBAL MATERNAL, CHILD MORTALITY RANKING, AS NAT. COUNCIL ON HEALTH CONFAB OPENS IN ASABA

NIGERIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY EVACUATES COLLAPSED BUILDING VICTIMS IN ABRAKA, DELTA STATE

The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), Delta State Branch with support from Delta State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA carried out a search and rescue operation at a collapsed uncompleted three storey building site in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area. The building, which was a supposed hotel was located at Aghwana Avenue. The Nigerian Red Cross Society Volunteers led by the Ethiope East Divisional Chairman … Continue reading NIGERIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY EVACUATES COLLAPSED BUILDING VICTIMS IN ABRAKA, DELTA STATE

OKOWA DECLARES DELTA STATE POLIO FREE

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has declared that the state has made remarkable progress in lowering the burden of polio. Governor Okowa made declaration in Agbor during the flag-off of the National Immunization Plus Days. The Governor who was represented by the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Community and Social Development, Mrs Florence Alanta noted that the objective of the exercise was to raise … Continue reading OKOWA DECLARES DELTA STATE POLIO FREE