Judd Leonard

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06/06/2015
New lives, new troubles for displaced persons

Necessities are bare and life is uncertain, but new life is being born on camps for displaced people-and no idea how to feed new mouths By Judd-Leonard Okafor

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In the wake of malaria rage

Seven years on, despite reported progress against malaria, Nigeria still needs ever more funding to tackle the disease and its vector

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NIPRD rules out "suspicion" over diabetes remedies

National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development has ruled out any "room for suspicion" in its handling of candidate diabetes plant remedies submitted by herbalists. By Judd-Leonard Okafor Read More: NIPRD rules out "suspicion" over diabetes remedies http://dailytrust.info/index.php/health/16990-niprd-rules-out-suspicion-over-diabetes-remedies

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Nyanya, Abuja hit by second blast in two weeks

At least 12 people were killed and dozens injured when a car bomb exploded at a bus stop in Nyanya, Abuja, just meters away from the scene of a similar blast that killed 75 nearly three weeks ago.

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Bleeding heart (with images, tweets) · judd

Open-heart surgeries used to be like getting on the moon. But that rocket-science status is being continually broken in countries as Nigeria, which exports its patients abroad for high-tech surgeries, along with millions of foreign exchange dollars. Follow the latest open-heart surgery

Daily Trust
Abuja's first kidney transplant

Gabriel Onogwu, 20, from Benue, has become a symbol of hope for failing kidneys across the country, after successfully undergoing a transplant.

Daily Trust
In the wake of malaria rage

Seven years on, despite reported progress against malaria, Nigeria still needs ever more funding to tackle the disease and its vector

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12/17/2014
Inside a fistula repair surgery

Some 12,000 women, mostly young and poor, develop VVF every year, but few ever get treatment. Inside the surgery with volunteers repairing women with fistula. By Judd-Leonard Okafor

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'Cash for hospital' goes mobile

FG's conditional cash transfer (CCT) programme That pays N5000 to pregnant womwen goes mobile cutting off the need for physical cash. By :Judd-Leonard Okafor Read Story http://goo.gl/hixYqi

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Pregnant without hospitals in Abuja's backyard

Katampe, a community that's not had a single health centre for 50 years. Yet women there still choose to give birth at home rather than the next best option of going to Maitama district hospital or Mpape general hospital. By: Judd-Leonard Okafor

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Battling malnutrition in Zamfara

On average, 400 children are admitted for severe acute malnutrition a month in Zamfara. Many of them die. But some get on the road to recovery. By Judd-Leonard Okafor

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Kidney transplant teen opens up since surgery

A teenager who underwent transplant surgery to get a kidney from his father last year has spoken for the first time to the media, urging government to consider funding organ transplants and helping patients get back on their feet.

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100 days of Chibok girls

More than 200 girls kidnapped since April still missing, and 100 days on public anger pours out against insecurity, religious divisions and Boko Haram

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A new treament for Keloid

Deep freeze-new keloid treatment using liquid nitrogen. This new treatment can be done using the office procedure where by the procedure can be done and the patient discharge the same day and it does not necessirily require the use of a theatre By Judd-Leonard Okafor

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8-years old girl with 1-year old body set for record surgery

Nine-year-old Ummi Salma Abdullahi is to undergo a record surgery to correct deformities caused by tuberculosis she suffered at childhood. By Judd-Leonard Okafor Read more: GIRL WITH DEFORMED SPINE SET FOR RECORD SURGERY http://dailytrust.info/index.php/health/17009-girl-with-deformed-spine-set-for-record-surgery

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NIPRD rules out "suspicion" over diabetes remedies

National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development has ruled out any "room for suspicion" in its handling of candidate diabetes plant remedies submitted by herbalists. By Judd-Leonard Okafor Read More: NIPRD rules out "suspicion" over diabetes remedies http://dailytrust.info/index.php/health/16990-niprd-rules-out-suspicion-over-diabetes-remedies

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Ventriloquist: A dose of Bariyu keeps the dog away

Medical doctor Bariyu Yusuf is Nigeria's answer to ventriloquism with a repertoire of three voices, and counting.At every stage performance, he speaks for himself and two pals-friend Charlie the Chicken and best friend Dog .Never mind the pals are just furry puppets, but their separate voices in a live chat come clear off the stage with precision.

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Living with Sickle Cell

One in four Nigerian carries the gene for sickle cell and two carriers have a 25% risk of having a sickle cell child with each pregnancy. By: Judd-Leonard Okafor

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Okikijesu A Baby born without Skull

Three-year-old Okikijesu Olawuyi, the Nigerian child without a skull, has undergone six surgeries so far in an American hospital to get a skull, doubling her surgery bill to $530,000, says the charity Global Initiative for Peace, Love and Care, GIPLC. Okikijesu is scheduled to undergo at least eight surgeries in one year from May, initially estimated to cost $234,000.

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NEW YELLOW CARD

Nigerians travelling abroad will be required to carry the cards to show they have taken vaccination for yellow fever and that their inoculation is still valid. Recipient countries will no longer recognise the old cards from October in attempts to clamp down on fakes. Judd-Leonard Okafor

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03/05/2016
Malnutrition reaches 'crisis point' in five Nigerian states

Up to six out of every 10 children in five northern states-Katsina, Kebbi, Jigawa, Yobe, and Zamfara suffer stunting, which impairs their physical and mental development, says new research suggesting malnutrition has reached 'crisis point" in Nigeria.

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05/13/2015
School without walls

'School without walls' takes a look at classrooms after disaster By Judd-Leonard Okafor

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05/25/2015
Nigeria Ebola contingents return

A chartered airplane carrying Nigerian volunteers working to help contain Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone landed in Abuja after being delayed for nearly nine hours in Freetown for reasons of documentation. By Judd-Leonard Okafor

Daily Trust
07/09/2015
Abuja fake doctor to refund 9 years salaries

Details Category: News Written by Ruby Leo & Judd-Leonard Okafor Martins Ugwu, who used his friend's medical credentials to work in the health ministry's headquarters is to refund nine years salaries he drew while impersonating his friend.

Dailytrust
09/08/2015
Medical council nabs first female fake doctor

Daily Trust: The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Wednesday arrested a woman who’s worked as a doctor for years using forged documents, making her the first female fake doctor on its

Dailytrust
09/08/2015
Child birth, a gel in time

Maryam Sharif had a false alarm, and the nurses sent her back home. Then she went into labour by evening. Thirteen hours of prolonged agonising labour left her bleeding. She went unconscious before her new little girl arrived. Only a tiny three-gramme tube of chlorhexidine gel stood between the newborn and definite life-threatening infection.

Dailytrust
09/08/2015
Uncertainty remains over 1.7m malnourished children

Daily Trust: Nigerian government is uncertain about some $10 million in funding for therapeutic foods (called plumpy nuts) used in treating children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM), which affects up to 1.7

Dailytrust
09/08/2015
Group advocates 6 months maternity leave

Daily Trust: The Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has begun a push for government to extend maternity leave to six months in efforts to protect maternity and exclusive

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08/01/2013
Okikijesu A Baby born without Skull

Three-year-old Okikijesu Olawuyi, the Nigerian child without a skull, has undergone six surgeries so far in an American hospital to get a skull, doubling her surgery bill to $530,000, says the charity Global Initiative for Peace, Love and Care, GIPLC. Okikijesu is scheduled to undergo at least eight surgeries in one year from May, initially estimated to cost $234,000.

Dailytrust
05/01/2016
Years after war declared on malaria, mosquitoes still biting at Nigeria's population

(0 Likes) After decades dealing with bloodsucking mosquitoes and the death toll they bring, where is Nigeria on malaria elimination? Six African countries have the potential, according to analysis by the World Health Organisation, to eliminate local transmission of malaria by 2020-and Nigeria is not among them.

Dailytrust
05/01/2016
Years after war declared on malaria, mosquitoes still biting at Nigeria's population

(0 Likes) After decades dealing with bloodsucking mosquitoes and the death toll they bring, where is Nigeria on malaria elimination? Six African countries have the potential, according to analysis by the World Health Organisation, to eliminate local transmission of malaria by 2020-and Nigeria is not among them.

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10/17/2017
Hard life of doctors in the North-East

Daily Trust: In the midst of death, these men and women continue to practise their profession of saving lives, even when all the odds appear stacked against them. Always at risk, and almost never at rest, they share their stories.

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