September 2, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, has reached an agreement with CLINOTECH Laboratory Limited on the production and distribution of Rapid Diagnostic test kits. The agreement was signed on Monday between the Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Nigerian Institute of Laboratory Science Technology (NILST) and CLINOTECH Laboratory Ltd. According to the press statement signed by the Read More

2021 World Hepatitis Day

July 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

Today, Nigeria joins the rest of the global community to mark the World Hepatitis Day. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Hepatitis Can’t Wait”. The theme is quite apt, considering the fact that one person dies globally in every 30 seconds from hepatitis-related ailment. In view of the fact that COVID-19 pandemic has come to compound the situation, it Read More

The politics, economics of Covid-19 vaccines

June 25, 2021 Blueprint 0

PAUL OKAH in this report observes that Covid-19 vaccines have not been equitably distributed to countries across the world as a result of patency and politics, especially with the advanced countries’ decision to focus on the vaccination of their citizens. When Covid-19 vaccines were manufactured in the first quarter of this year after thousands of lives had been lost to Read More

In Nasarawa, ActionAid empowers 750 youths with N38m equipment

June 19, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

ActionAid Nigeria in partnership with Global Peace Development and Beacon Youth Initiative has empowered 750 youths in Nasarawa state with vocational skills equipment worth N38 million. Country Director of ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi, disclosed this on Friday, in Lafia at the handover ceremony of youth income generating livelihood equipment to the beneficiaries cut across the three senatorial district of the Read More