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Lassa Fever Campaign Hits Agenebode

17 hours 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

17 hours 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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.

House Of Reps Seek More Funding For Lassa Fever Research

2 weeks ago /

Nigeria’s house of representatives has asked the executive arm of government to channel more funds to research and development in the health sector.  

Ilicit Drug Trafficking On The Increase In Adamawa

2 weeks ago /

The NDLEA, Adamawa chapter has raised alarm over the increasing number of persons indulging in trafficking of illicit drugs across the country.

FG To Increase Allocation For Contraceptives

3 weeks ago /

Nigeria’s government says it will increase its annual allocation for contraception to four million dollars in 2018, in addition to releasing two million dollar from the 3 million dollars allocation for 2017. 

Bill Gates Foundation Seek Military Support To End Polio In North East

3 weeks ago /

The Bill and Melinda gates foundation has appealed to the Nigerian army to assist in its campaign to end polio in north east Nigeria.

Abia Government Collaborates With FG To Improve Health Services

3 weeks ago /

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu says his administration’s intervention will support the federal government in the health sector geared towards ameliorating the sufferings of the people.

Lassa Fever Kills Three Persons In Imo

3 weeks ago /

At least three persons have been confirmed dead out of seven persons confirmed to have contracted the Lassa fever disease in Orlu Local Government Area and some other parts of Imo State. This was confirmed to journalists at the Government House in Owerri, the Imo state capital. Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha,...

Challenges Of Brain And Spine Disease Highlighted

3 weeks ago /

The challenges of inadequate medical equipment and the huge financial implication facing brain and spine related ailment in Nigeria have been brought to the fore by a non-governmental organization.

Nigeria Healthcare Providers Call For More Government Intervention

3 weeks ago /

Health care providers in Nigeria have called for increased and continuous government intervention for more effective healthcare delivery in the country.

Abuja Records Suspected Case Of Lassa Fever

3 weeks ago /

A case of Lassa Fever has been reported in Asokoro General Hospital, Abuja.

FG Inaugurates Panel On Use, Control Of Codeine

3 weeks ago /

A committee set up to check and control the use of codeine drug in  Nigeria has been  inaugurated. Inaugurating the committee, the minister of Health, Isaac Adewole  said excessive use of drugs by some Nigerians is worrisome and needs to be quickly addressed.


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