FIGHTING PNEUMONIA,NO 1 KILLER OF CHILDREN UNDER 5 IN DEVELOPING WORLD

BY FRANCIS OKOYE

Media experts and medical experts gathered recently in a webinar hosted by Citizen News service on the topic:”world’s leading infectious killer of children under 5:pneumonia “to deliberate on how to address the world’s deadliest childhood infection: childhood pneumonia.

According to the Global coalition against childhood TB{GCACP},pneumonia is the most deadly infectious illness for children under age five worldwide. From 2000 to 2015,the annual death toll from childhood

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NIGERIA IS A GRAVE YARD FOR ABANDONED AND UNCOMPLETED INFRASTRUCTURE

HON OSELOKA OBAZE
HON OSELOKA OBAZE

-OSELOKA. H OBAZE by francis okoye

A 3 times secretary to state government of Anambra state, author ,seasoned administrator and former gubernational candidate in Anambra State, Hon Mr. oseloka H. Obaze has described Nigeria as a grave yard for abandoned and uncompleted infrastructure.

He said this while presenting a paper titled infrastructural development: A panacea for economic and social well being at the Nigeria institute of Architects (NIA) Anambra state chapter

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The Military’s ‘’Operation Python Dance” In The Southeast: Igbos Fear No Useless Serpent Dance

Rev. Br. Kenneth Alamezie, BSS

Life is lived in seasons, which means we are to do different things at different times (John L. Mason) The Christmas season is here again, and people already are doing a whole lot of different things to make the swanky season count; it’s a fact what manner of changes we’re already witnessing. Here in Anambra the people can testify more to this, as the state is now wearing a new look with beautiful arty works of different types of stunning Christmas lights

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WHY THE WORLD CANNOT FIGHT AIDS BY IGNORING TB

by Francis Okoye
Medical and Historic evidence now abound, showing that the world cannot fight AIDS by ignoring TB.

According to world AIDS day briefing 2016, sent out by citizen news service, integrated care is critical to saving lives from TB-HIV co infection.

WHO says in a new report recently released that risk of developing TB is between 26 to 31 times greater in people living with HIV. TB being the most common illness of PLHIV. In 2015, the world recorded 10.4 million new TB cases with 1.2

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13 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LUNG HEALTH By Francis okoye

As the 47th world conference on lung health takes place in Liverpool,UK , a webinar organized for the media by citizen news service, titled ‘scientific high lights of 47th union world conference on lung Health’ takes a special look at lung health. Experts, who spoke on the matter, include Prof Jose A Caminero MD.head of MDR-TB unit of International Union Against TB and Lung Diseases{the Union},Diana Weil, cordinator policy,strategy and innovations unit,WHO global TB programme,, Shoubla

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TABACCO INDUSTRY BRINGING DEATH THROUGH ORGANIZED INTERFERENCE IN HEALTH ISSUES.

TABACCO INDUSTRY BRINGING DEATH THROUGH ORGANIZED

INTERFERENCE IN HEALTH ISSUES. by francis okoye

Tobacco industry all over the world, is bringing death in the form of tobacco interference in Health issues, that lead many to develop disease that most times lead to their death, as a result of Tobacco use.

According to a webinar on Tabacco industry interference in WHO frame work convention on Tabacco control by citizen news service held recently; Tabacco industries have hijacked political and legislative

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HOW TO FIGHT TB, MALARIA, AND AMR TO MEET SDGS BY 2030

 

BY FRANCIS  OKOYE

 

The current plans to f

TB patient lying on bed
Picture of Tb patient

ight and put an end to TB, Malaria and AMR By 2030, thereby meeting SDG goals seem to be in doubt, and may not become a reality.

Health experts gathered together in a webinar organized by citizen  News service recently to discuss the issue. The Topic for discussion was “ Are TB, malaria and Anti microbial resistance (AMR) declining fast enough to meet SDGS by 2030?

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HOW TO STOP HIV PATIENTS FROM DYING OF TB

 

BY FRANCIS OKOYE

At a time in the History of the world, for anyone to test positive for HIV was a death sentence. Today medical science have developed new treatment regimes that ensure that people living with HIV can live as long as they like, as far as they have access to HIV drug, but that is about to be put to a stop, with the advancement of TB infections for HIV positive patients.

According to  a briefing for news media provided by Citizen News Service in collaboration with the

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THE FACTS ABOUT IGBO PEOPLE HAVING KINGS

BY FRANCIS OKOYE

The Igbo people are found in South – East Nigeria, and in some states like Delta and Rivers States in South South Nigeria. They speak the Igbo Language and claim to trace their origin to being part of the Jews of Israel, who migrated to West Africa.

onowu on his throne
Onowu Hon Dr M N Ozua Okoye jp

Among the Igbo people and Igbo institutions in Africa, it is said that ‘Igbo enwe eze’ – translates ‘the Igbo have no king’ most Igbo people and people from other tribes in Nigeria have come to accept this as a fact

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what you need to know about yuan/naira currency swap

Briefing Note: Yuan/Naira Currency Swap

1. What is a Currency Swap

Its a Derivative currency trading instrument where the principal and interest in a currency is swapped or exchanged for the principal and currency of another currency

Eg i swap US Dollars for Japanese Yen

2. Why use a Currency swap

To reduce currency exchange risk ..lets assume i have US Dollar and want to import Honda cars from Japan, i can simply swap my USD for Japanese Yen and buy the cars in Japan…

3. Why are Nigeria and China

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Unmasking campus cultists

•DSS unlocks secret code, reveals how to identify members

By Jet Stanley Madu

Few days ago, 40 students of the College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik), Awka, Anambra State broke ties with darkness by renouncing their membership of different cult groups.

In the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Joseph Ahaneku, Provost, College of Medicine, Prof A.M E Nwofor, the Registrar, Dr I.H Isidenu, and other dignitaries, the repentant students publicly

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