Edo State Donates Neonatal Complex & Offers Free Maternal New-Born And Child Health Week (MNCHW)

The Edo State government has launched a Maternal New-Born and Child Health Week (MNCHW) with free services to mothers and pregnant women from November 19th – 23rd [2018] with the Edo State Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Office handing over a neonatal complex to the management of Stella Obasanjo Hospital in Benin City, to provide neonatal health care services for new-borns.

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged mothers and pregnant women to take advantage of the Maternal New-born and Child Health Week (MNCHW) being observed and accessible Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) and other designated health facilities across the state to access free maternal health services.

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Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu Elected To Union For International Cancer Control (UICC) Board

The 2018 World Cancer Congress organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has elected Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu and 11 other new board members to serve a two-year term.

Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu who is the founder, Medicaid Cancer Foundation (MCF) and wife of the Kebbi State governor, Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu is the only African and Nigerian to have been elected to the board of the organisation which, exists to accelerate the global fight against cancer.

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Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics Win Inaugural Africa Edition Of The Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition

Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics has been crowned champion of the first Africa edition of the Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition held at the Nutrition Africa Investor Forum in Nairobi, Kenya.

Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics based in Kwara State won the competition involving some of the continent’s most exciting enterprises working to improve access to nutritious foods.

August Secrets won the Graça Machel Award.

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