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FCT Launches N162B Strategic Health Development Plan

On 18/Apr/2019

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has launched its Strategic Health Development Plan II from 2018- 2022.   FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, who was represented at the unveiling recently by t[...]

Foundation Moves to Make Kidney Care Accessible, Affordable in Abia, Environs

On 18/Apr/2019

The high cost of kidney care could be greatly reduced with universal health insurance and intervention by government and public-spirited persons and organisations, a kidney expert has said.   A Consultant Phys[...]

NMA Seeks to Incorporate ICT in Health Care Delivery

On 18/Apr/2019

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has identified the need to enhance healthcare delivery system in the country through the adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and ensure its full deployment[...]

Nigeria Records 9% Increase in Drug Abuse

On 18/Apr/2019

The Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode recently got the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term as chief executive of Nigeria’s busiest tertiary health facili[...]

Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients

On 18/Apr/2019

The Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode recently got the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term as chief executive of Nigeria’s busiest tertiary health facili[...]

4,000 Persons Benefit from Air Force Medical Outreaches in Bauchi, Enugu

On 18/Apr/2019

Over 4,000 persons recently benefited from the two-day medical outreaches carried out by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) at Gwallaga community in Bauchi State and Ogbeke/Ukuruta community in Agbani, Enugu State.  [...]

Beyond Marking World Health Day

On 18/Apr/2019

As Nigeria, last week, joined the rest of the globe to mark the 2019 World Health Day, Martins Ifijeh writes on the need to prioritise universal health coverage and improve health of citizens, if the country must move[...]

Winning HIV/AIDS Battle the APIN Way

On 18/Apr/2019

When it started operations in Nigeria in 2001 as a project of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston Massachusetts, little did APIN Public Health Initiatives, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiatives in Nig[...]

FMC Makurdi Conducts First Kneel Replacement Surgery

On 18/Apr/2019

The Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State, Dr Peteru Inunduh,  on Wednesday said that the hospital was set to halt medical tourism as it recorded a giant stride in surgery.  [...]

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