Links for Media Coverages of the 2019 Earthnewsinfo Environmental Journalism Summer School

The 2019 Earthnewsinfo Environmental Journalism Summer School, at the Nigerian Conservation Foundation Headquarters, Lekki Conservation Center,Lagos, Nigeria, was a huge success. Twenty seven participants benefited from the maiden edition of the programme which lasted for six days. Below are links of media  reports of the training. https://youtu.be/Vfe3n5G50ll https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/more-news/349972-nigerian-environmmentalists-want-laws-to-stop-hunters-from-killings-animals.html NCF, Earthnewsinfo host Environmental Journalism Summer School https://hotnewsnaija.ng/2019/08/22/ncf-earthnewsinfo-host-environmental-journalism-summer-school/ Don Calls For Improved Conservation Efforts https://allafrica.com/stories/201909020078.html Please follow and like us:

APPLY FOR THE 2019 ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM SUMMER SCHOOL

Submit application to eco24training@gmail.com Are you interested in becoming an environment journalist? Do you want to be the voice of your community and bring to the fore challenges affecting your neighbourhood for positive change? Do you want to earn a living telling stories for the common good of all? If your answer to the above questions is YES! Then the Environmental Journalism Summer School by the Eathnewsinfo is for you. Please follow and like us:

APPLY FOR 2019 THE ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM SUMMER SCHOOL

Submit application to eco24training@gmail.com Are you interested in becoming an environment journalist? Do you want to be the voice of your community and bring to the fore challenges affecting your neighbourhood for positive change? Do you want to earn a living telling stories for the common good of all? If your answer to the above questions is YES! Then the Environmental Journalism Summer School by the Eathnewsinfo is for you. Please follow and like us:

70% of Drugs in Nigeria are not Fake – NAFDAC

This story, by the News Agency of Nigeria, is indeed good news! In spite of this however, more should be done to nab fake drug manufacturers and sellers in Nigeria.   The late Dora Akunyili, when she was the Director General of the National Agency for Food Administration and Control (NAFDAC), did quite a lot to put an end to the menace of fake drugs. The impact of her efforts is still rubbing off on the health sector and regulatory authorities.   The Story: The National Agency for Food and Drug…

Important Health Benefits of African Pear, Popularly Refereed to as Ube!

African pears The African Pear or Ube as the Igbos in Nigeria would call it and Eben by the Efiks, is rich calcium and phosphorus, including Vitamins C and E. These vitamins contain antioxidant mineral that ensures a healthy skin and slows down the aging process. The African pear can supply the daily requirement for the development and maintenance of healthy bones and teeth. This fruit and vegetable as they are classified, is rich in natural oil.They are good source of fiber, which helps prevent constipation. With them, regular bowel movement is assured. Experts…

Scientists Discover Contraceptive Pills for Men!

I don’t know how men will feel about this,especially African men, but it sure is interesting. A typical African man would not tolerate or indulge in anything that can limit him procreation prowess, that is why they would rather prefer the women to do she can to prevent unwanted pregnancies! Well, a study published by scientists in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, has revealed something interesting. The research which was done using rats has revealed a good lead for male birth control pills! The study is based on a plant…

Completion of Largest Clinical Trial Ever Conducted in Postpartum Haemorrhage

Each year, according to medical experts,14 million mothers are affected by PPH. It is said to be the leading direct cause of maternal mortality. Between 2003 to 2009, according to a Ferring Pharmaceuticals publication, 480,000 mothers died from PPH. They say that even when women survive, PPH can result in the need for serious medical interventions, including surgical removal of the uterus (hysterectomy) as well as blood transfusions to address severe anaemia. Postpartum bleeding or postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is often defined as the loss of more than 500 ml or 1,000 ml of blood within the first…

Interesting Dress Made from Condoms!

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, a special not for sale dress, made from condoms, is generating talks and reactions. The designer Felicite Luwungu, is sure achieving her aim of making the creation, which is basically to get people talking. It is part of her efforts to create awareness on HIV/AIDS. Luwungu has lost members of her family to the dreaded disease. So she decided to use the unique fashion to create awareness on the need for people to protect themselves from sexually transmitted diseases. Please follow and like us:

Woman Breaks Down in Tears as She Buries her Own HEART!!

She was trembling so much that it took several attempts to take the heart out of a bucket caption Some stories can be spooky, when we first hear of them. If we look closely however, they may not be as scary as they seem.    When I saw this story, I was shocked because it never occurred to be that people can take up the responsibility of ‘disposing’ of their old organs, after they get new ones. I’ve always assumed hospitals and medical authorities handle such things.   The story: An artist who…