News - Health

Cross River To Build Three Referral Hospitals

7 months ago /

Cross river state government has expressed it's readiness to build three new referral specialist hospitals as part of the sustainable development goals on universal health coverage target.

Nigeria Marks World Health Day, As UN Calls For Qualitative Service

7 months ago /

The World Health Organization (WHO) wants African leaders to live up to their commitments of providing quality healthcare for their citizens.

Medical Practitioners Express Concern Over Spike In Lassa Fever Deaths

7 months ago /

The death of medical doctors from Lassa fever has become a source of concern to medical practitioners and Chairman Medical Advisory Committee of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital,  Prof. Abdulrahman Sheshe.

Stop Playing Politics With Polio Eradication - Expert Urges Government

7 months ago /

Chairman, expert review committee, professor Oyewale Tomori wants government to match words with action and stop playing politics with the lives of citizens in the quest to permanently eradicate the polio virus in Nigeria.

Cross River Appeals For Media Support For Its Health Insurance Scheme

7 months ago /

The Cross River State government has called for the support of the media and civil society organizations in it's efforts  to make quality health care available through it's health insurance scheme tagged "Ayade Care".  

Care Givers Advocate Healthcare For Children With Down Syndrome

7 months ago /

Caregivers of children with Down syndrome want the Nigerian government to make education a priority for them.

Lassa Fever : Ebonyi To Begin Intensive Campaign Against Rat Consumption

8 months ago /

In an effort to prevent further outbreak of Lassa fever, Ebonyi Government is to begin intensive campaigns against rat consumption in rural areas.

FG Approves Lassa Diagnosis Laboratory For FMC Owo

8 months ago /

Officials of Nigeria’s ministry of health have announced government's readiness to establish a lassa diagnosis laboratory at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo in Ondo state.

Kenya Doctors Strike After Brain Surgery Mishap

8 months ago /

More than 500 senior doctors in Kenya’s biggest referral hospital have boycotted work, demanding the reinstatement of their colleague who was suspended for performing brain surgery on the wrong patient.

Panic Grips South Africa Over Sausage Contamination

8 months ago /

Hundreds of customers have flocked to the South African factories suspected of being the source of the listeriosis infection, which has claimed at least 180 lives in the last 14 months.

Cross River Commences Campaign For Measles Vaccination

8 months ago /

Due to the influx of Cameroonian refugees into different communities in Cross River State, the State Government has commenced campaigns for measles vaccination to different border areas of the state.

Oyegun Calls For Synergy Between Executive And Legislative Arms

8 months ago /

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun has called for synergy between the executive and legislative arms for the benefit of the people.

Health Experts Speak On Fighting Cancer

8 months ago /

Breast cancer is increasingly becoming the leading cause of death among Nigerian women. Whereas the deaths of prominent Nigerians make news headlines, countless unknown Nigerian women in their small corners are dying needlessly from this disease

Campaign Against Public Smoking

8 months ago /

The nigerian government has been asked to sanction the consumption and sale of tobacco products at public places.  

Nigerian Government Launches Water Standards

8 months ago /

The nigerian government is set to control the limits for water constituents and contaminants that are hazardous to health.

FG Queries EFCC Boss Magu Over Prosecution Of CCT Chairman

8 months ago /

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and a legal practitioner, Festus Keyamo have been separately queried by the federal government over the corruption charges they filed against the chairman of the code of conduct tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar.

Lassa Fever Campaign Hits Agenebode

8 months ago /

A former chairman of Etsako East Local Government Area Of Edo State, Stanley Odidi, has taken the campaign against Lassa Fever virus to the door steps of the people of Agenebode.

Campaigners Lament High Cost Of Cancer Treatment In Nigeria

8 months ago /

The challenges associated with cancer and  its management took centre stage in Abuja at a sensitization walk across the Nigerian capital .

Nigeria Marks World Leprosy Day

9 months ago /

Nigerians have been asked to change their discriminatory attitude towards leprosy patients, as it will not augur well for their social embracement.

 

House Of Reps Reus Poor Budgetary Allocation To Health Sector

9 months ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on health institutions is blaming consistent medical tourism outside the country on self-centred work force and under funding of the nation’s health sector.


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