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Campaign Against Public Smoking

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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.

House Of Reps Seek More Funding For Lassa Fever Research

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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.


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