News - Health

Codeine Ban: 400 Drug Stores Sealed In Adamawa

5 months ago /

It will no longer be business as usual for any pharmaceutical or drugstore operating without fulfilling the minimum requirements for registration and observing laid down rules for drug distribution in the country.

Ebola Outbreak Spreads To DR Congo City

5 months ago /

The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo has spread from the countryside into a city, prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly hard to control.

FG Meeting With Health Workers Unions Deadlocked

5 months ago /

A meeting of the federal government and striking joint health sector unions has rejected the report of the six-member technical committee on modalities to implement a new salary structure for health workers

Ebola Outbreak: Immigration Services Imposes Airport Screenings

5 months ago /

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it is taking swift action to ensure that Ebola does not enter the country following a fresh outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo Hits Ebola Outbreak With Quick Response

5 months ago /

The Congo and World Health Organisation (WHO) have hit the outbreak of Ebola with quick response to contain the deadly disease.

Cross River Sets Up Task Force To Enforce Codeine Ban

5 months ago /

Following the directive of the federal government  to ban  the importation of codeine as active ingredient for cough syrup, the Cross River State governmnent has set up Task Force to enforce the directive.

Health Workers Strike: FG, JOHESU Meeting Deadlocked

5 months ago /

A meeting between the Federal Government and the striking Joint Health Sector Unions which lasted about four hours Wednesday night ended in a deadlock.

No Case Of Lassa Fever In Zamfara, Says State Health Commissioner

5 months ago /

Zamfara State Government Says it has not recorded any case of Lassa Fever from the Fourteen Local Government Areas of the State since its outbreak across states in Nigeria.     

No Lassa Fever In Borno – Health Commissioner

5 months ago /

The town of Lassa after which the disease Lassa Fever is named may be in Borno but the State Government says it currently has no case of Lassa Fever. 

Rivers Government To Sue FG Over Black Soot

6 months ago /

The Rivers state government says it will sue the Federal government and oil companies operating in the state, for the environmental and health hazards suffered as a result of the continued pollution caused by refineries and activities of the military.

Lassa Fever: Umuahia Residents Adopt Precautionary Measures

6 months ago /

Following the recent death of a female medical doctor at the Federal Medical Center Umuahia, residents of Umuahia in Abia state say they are observing precautionary measures to avoid contracting the deadly virus.

AIT Free Medical Outreach Rescues Pregnant Young Woman

6 months ago /

The lives of a Twenty four year old pregnant woman and her unborn child have been saved, following a free medical outreach by Africa Independent Television, AIT.

Osinbajo Launches Abia Tele Health Initiative

6 months ago /

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osibajo,  has officially launched the Abia State Tele Health Initiative, geared towards providing affordable healthcare for the people.

One Billion Africans To Be Vaccinated Against Yellow Fever By 2026

6 months ago /

One billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high risk African countries by 2026 with the collaboration of the World Health Organisation, Gari-the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF.

Nigeria Hosts WHO In Abuja

6 months ago /

Nigeria is set to play host to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Policy Group (GPC) meeting this week.

Cross River To Build Three Referral Hospitals

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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".  


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