Healthcare/Welfare

Abia State Govt brings succour to p ...

August 29, 2012

The Abia State government has restated its commitment to curbing medical tourism of residents of the state. Speaking in an interview with Daily Times on Tuesday, the State Commissioner for health, Dr. Okechukwu Ogah, expressed optimism that the state’s partnership with private investors in running state-owned specialist centres would ease Read More →

Welfare

Welfare

August 31, 2011

Community and Social Deve1opment Project (CSDP) BACKGROUND Community and Social Deve1opment Project (CSDP) is the outcome of an agreement between the Federal Government and the World Bank anchored on the 2005 – 2007 Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) to harmonize World Bank funded Community Driven Development (GDD) projects in the country. Read More →

NPI IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE

NPI IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE

August 31, 2011

THE NPI IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE IS SHOWN BELOW: Vaccines and their administration Contact Target Age: 1st Minimum: At Birth Types of Vaccine: HBV, BCG, OPV, Dosage: 0.5ml 0.05m 2 drops Route: Intramuscular. Intradermal Oral Site: Outer thigh, Upper left arm   Contact Target Age: 2nd Minimum: At 6 weeks Types of Read More →

COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH REPORT ON POLIO ERADICATION

COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH REPORT ON P ...

August 31, 2011

THE HONORABLE COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH REPORT ON POLIO ERADICATION INITIATIVE IN ABIA STATE. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative was launched in 1988 and Nigeria also keyed into the PE1 initiative, the 21 states of the federation was carried along. Abia state soon after it was created in 1991 also keyed Read More →

SHORT HISTORY ON POLIOMYELITIS (POLIO)

SHORT HISTORY ON POLIOMYELITIS (POL ...

August 31, 2011

Polio is a highly infectious disease that is caused by a virus -the poliomyelitis virus. It is a crippling disease that can occur in adults but is most common in children especially those under 5 years of age. The virus is passed from person to person mainly through the faeco-oral Read More →