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Lassa Fever : Ebonyi To Begin Intensive Campaign Against Rat Consumption

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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.

Kano Spends 132 Million Naira On Tiga General Hospital

7 months ago /

The Kano state government has awarded contract for the complete renovation of Tiga Geo hospital in Bebeji Local government area of the state, at the cost of 132 million Naira.

Lassa Fever: Cross River Deploys Protocols To Monitor Health Facilities In Rural Areas

7 months ago /

Following the death of a pregnant woman from suspected Lassa fever in Calabar, Cross River State, Government has sent protocols and monitoring teams to all the one thousand and thirteen health centres in the state for surveillance. 

FCT Commences 2018 Measles Campaign

7 months ago /

Public enlightenment and awareness over the forth-coming 2018 measles vaccination campaign in the federal capital territory was the focal point when organisers of the exercise and partners met with journalists in Abuja on Monday.

Health Minister Adewole Counsels On Cancer Management

7 months ago /

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole wants Nigerians to engage themselves in more physical activities to help reduce the risks of cancer related diseases.

Guild Of Medical Directors Sue Abuja Council Over Multiple Taxation

7 months ago /

An Abuja Federal High Court has adjourned to march 8, 2018 an action challenging multiple taxation payable by members of the guild of medical directors.

Cross River Upscale Awareness On Lassa Fever In Border Communities

7 months ago /

Following the outbreak of the deadly Lassa Fever disease in the neighboring Ebonyi state, cross river state government has set up an awareness and surveillance taskforce along the state border communities.


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