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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

Anioma Association USA, Georgia Chapter Offers Ndokwa/Ukwuani Community Free Medical Services

The Anioma Association USA Incorporated, Georgia Chapter, has offered a free medical service to residents of Ndokwa/Ukwuani community to improve the health condition of the people. Dr. Sunny Nkemdiche, Chairman of the medical outreach said, that the annual free medical outreach now in its second year, was in furtherance of the association’s commitment to complement the efforts of the State Government and other stakeholders in … Continue reading Anioma Association USA, Georgia Chapter Offers Ndokwa/Ukwuani Community Free Medical Services

Okowa Harps On Brotherliness Among Nigerians, As 05 Initiative Commissions Sickle Cell Referral Centre

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has called on Nigerians to always impact positively on the life of one person as such will engender the spirit of brotherliness among the people. The governor made the call on Saturday, 01/06/19, at the commissioning of Delta State Sickle Cell Referral Centre, Asaba. The facility which is well equipped is donated to the state by the 05 … Continue reading Okowa Harps On Brotherliness Among Nigerians, As 05 Initiative Commissions Sickle Cell Referral Centre