Lagos State government investigates death of 3year old in Lagos Hospital; plead for calm as family demand justice

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has called for calm over the death of a three year old child at the Eti-Osa Maternal and Childcare Centre, Lekki-Ajah; while expressing his condolences to the family.   This is following…

Over 400 Experts allege Grave Health and Climate Risks: Oppose Manchin’s Fossil Fuel bill

In a letter delivered to House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Schumer today, more than 400 scientists and health professionals urged Congress to reject the energy permitting reform bill released yesterday by Senator Joe Manchin. The letter cites grave public…

AIR POLLUTION: LSMOH Partners LASEPA, UrbanBetter on Clean Air Campaign

September 7 is International Day of Clean Air Air Pollution remains the most insidious disease causing factor globally In its bid to protect the Lagos state environment and the welfare of residents, the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and…

#WorldCleanAirDay: C21st to participate in #Cityzens4CleanAir campaign

C21st Programme Assistant selected as RUN Leader in Lagos September 7 is annual World Clean Air Day Breathing clean air is fundamental human right The Centre For 21st Century Issues (C21st), has joined the rest of the world to raise…

Air Pollution Kills Millions Every Year: Action Needed

An estimated seven million people die every year from indoor and outdoor air pollution. That’s more than died from Covid-19 over the last two years. Often invisible, air pollution receives little attention compared with  other public health emergencies, but the threats to health are every bit as real

Adamawa confirms 11 cases of Cholera

The Adamawa State Ministry of health has confirmed 11 cases of cholera disease in Guyuk and Shelleng local government areas of the state. This was contained in a statement signed by Dr Celine Laori, Director, Public Health in the ministry…

WHO Ethiopia celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 2022 with the global theme “Step up for breastfeeding: Educate and Support”

World Breastfeeding Week is commemorated worldwide in the first week of August to emphasize the importance of regular breastfeeding for babies and to encourage and support breastfeeding. The week also marks the anniversary of the Innocenti Declaration – the UN…

GBV hinders national productivity – Group

Mrs Munachim Chibuenyim, Leader, Adventist Women’s Ministries says Gender Based Violence (GBV) is hindering national productivity, as it is occurring amongst people in the productive age group. According to her, this age group suffering from many forms of abuses is…

Lagos loses 22,500 children to air pollution in 2021 – LASEPA

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) says that 22,500 children died from air pollution in the state in 2021. It stated that the figure was 75 per cent of 30,000 people who died in 2021 in the state due to the…

Environmental Engineers seek proper pollution control

The Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers (NIEE) has sought to enhance better awareness and detection of air pollution in Nigeria. This was evident as the institution, a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers held the grand finale of a…

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