News - Health

Panic Grips South Africa Over Sausage Contamination

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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. 


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