News - Health

Medical And Dental Consultants To Partner Bayelsa Govt.

11 months ago /

The Bayelsa state government has tasked the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association of Nigeria to come up with policies that will enhance better health care delivery in the country.

FEC Approves $150M For Polio Eradication

11 months ago /

The Federal Executive Council has approved one hundred and fifty million dollars from the World Bank for polio eradication.

Bayelsa Government Inaugurates Sensitization Committee On Safe Motherhood

11 months ago /

Bayelsa state government says it is collaborating with all key actors to take the campaign against the menace of infant maternal mortality to the nooks and crannies of the state.

UNICEF Mobilises Journalists Against Polio In Adamawa.

11 months ago /

The United Nations Children’s Fund in collaboration with the Adamawa State  Primary Health Care Agency has set up a Committee tagged Journalist against Polio 'Jap'.  This is to ensure a definite partnership with the media in creating awareness for Polio Immunization across the State.

Osinbajo Launches Patients Bill Of Rights

11 months ago /

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to be vigilant and take advantage of the patients bill of rights by ensuring that healthcare providers no longer violate their rights.

40 Million Nigerians Infected With Hepatitis

11 months ago /

About 40 million Nigerians are said to be affected by the prevalence of Hepatitis, due to little or no attention to the scourage.

Medical Relief For Katsina Flood Victims

11 months ago /

Victims of the recent flood disaster in Katsina state have benefitted from a medical outreach carried out by the Nigerian Air Force. The medical intervention programme, held in Jibia Local Government Area of the state, is part efforts at assisting victims of the flood that ravaged some parts of Katsina State...

Adamawa Ranked Second In Efforts To Check Maternal And Child Mortality

11 months ago /

The Adamawa State government has been ranked second in the federal ministry of Health’s programme tagged "save one million lives", introduced in 2015" to check high impact of maternal and child mortality program nationwide.

FG Plans Upward Review Of Health Sector Budgetary Allocation

12 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says the federal government is considering an upward review of budgetary allocation to the health sector in order to improve the quality and access to medical facilities across the country.

LG Chairmen Hail Okowa’s Healthcare Strides

1 year ago /

The Delta State Government in South South Nigeria has been hailed for the provision of affordable primary healthcare to the people in rural communities across the state.

W.H.O Says Malaria Responsible For 50% Of Deaths In Borno

1 year ago /

The World Health Organisation, W.H.O says, Malaria is responsible for more than 50% of recorded deaths in Borno State.

West African Health Organization Decries Rising Rate Of Child Mortality

1 year ago /

The Director General of West African Health Organization (WAHO) Professor Stanley Okolo says women will continue to die in Nigeria if issues and challenges affecting Marternal Health are not properly addressed.   

WHO: Nigeria Will Be Polio Free By August 2018

1 year ago /

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria will be polio free by August 2018.

Presidential Committee On Northeast Initiative Sets Up Screening Centres On Viral Hepatitis

1 year ago /

The Presidential Committee On Northeast Initiative has continued it's campaign against viral hepatitis in the NorthEast with the setup of five  (5) screening and vaccination centres in Taraba State.  

Nigeria Adopts National Policy On Maternal Mortality

1 year ago /

Nigeria now has her First National Policy on mortality to help reduce the avoidable number maternal of women who lose their lives during pregnancies and childbirths.

Nurses Seek Harmony In Health Sector

1 year ago /

The National Association of Nigeria nurses and midwives has called for harmony between the Joint Health Sector Workers and the Nigeria Medical Association.

Buhari Accents To Medical Residency Training Act

1 year ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has accented to the medical residency training act 2018.

Ghana Bans Importation Of Tilapia Fish

1 year ago /

Ghana will ban the importation of all tilapia fish to prevent the outbreak of a virus which posed a huge risk to the global tilapia industry.

Lead Poisoning Kills 500 Children In Zamfara, Niger

1 year ago /

The Ministry of mines and steel development, doctors without borders are seeking preventive measures against lead poisoning. 

Three Die In Kogi Cholera Outbreak

1 year ago /

Kogi State Government says three persons died  in Kabawa Community of Lokoja Local Government following a cholera outbreak on wednesday.


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