Nigeria is on the Verge of Being Polio Free, WHO Declares

On 23/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The World Health Organisation has said that Nigeria has gone three years without a case of polio, putting it on the brink of being declared free of the disease. The head of the primary health care agency, Dr Faisal Shu[...]

African Health Ministers Adopt New Plan to Control Disease Outbreaks

On 23/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Following its bid to control the outbreak of disease, African health ministers have adopted a 10-year regional strategy to strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response in the continent. The plan, according t[...]

Sanwo-Olu to Complete Ongoing Health Sector Projects in Record Time

On 23/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated his commitment to speedy completion of all on-going projects in the state health sector in line with his administration’s drive to improve access to qu[...]

Benue Seals Three Health Facilities

On 23/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Benue State Government, on Wednesday, said that it had shut down three illegal health facilities operated by alleged quack doctors in different locations of the state. It also threatened to go after health faciliti[...]

Increase Awareness of Mental Health, PSN Urges FG

On 23/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to help increase awareness of mental health disorders in the country. The National President of the PSN, Mr Sam Ohuabunwa, said this in an intervie[...]

Cholera: NCDC Records 83 Suspected Cases in 3 Adamawa

On 23/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 83 suspected cases of cholera in three local government areas in Adamawa. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said in a statement in Abuja that[...]

FG Spends N9.8bn on Polio

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, on Wednesday said Nigeria spent the sum of N9.8bn to ensure the successful eradication of Wild Polio Virus in the country w[...]

‘We’ve Reduced Tramadol, Codeine Abuse in Gombe’

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Coordinator of  the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control in Gombe State,  Bedima  Gonzuk,   has said the agency has  controlled  tramadol and codeine abuse[...]

LASG Pledges Reduction of Maternal, Child Mortality

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Lagos State Government has promised to reduce maternal and child mortality through “strategic interventions and policies”. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, spoke during an advocacy meeti[...]

Agency Issues Certificate for Rehabilitation of Teaching Hospitals

On 22/Aug/2019 / In Medical News

The Infrastructure Concessions Regulatory Agency on Tuesday issued an Outline Business Case Compliance Certificate to the Federal Ministry of Health for the rehabilitation and concession of Federal Teaching Hospitals a[...]

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