Home / Health


WHO – 25.5 million unsafe abortions performed annually

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said dangerous methods were used in nearly half of the 55.7 million abortions carried out each year globally. A WHO study shows that anti-abortion laws raise health risks for women. According to research by WHO and the Guttmacher Institute, a U.S. reproductive health …

Read More »

UNICEF wants 4 weeks paid paternity leave in Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday recommended six months paid maternity leave and four weeks paid paternity leave to ensure healthy development of young children. UNICEF Representative in Nigeria Mohammed Fall disclosed this at the National Early Childhood Development conference (ECD) in Abuja with the theme; “Investing early …

Read More »