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How Nigeria Can Achieve Functional Health Insurance Scheme, By Ghanaian NHIS Boss

On 21/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of Ghana, Mrs. Lydia Dsana-Selby has advised the Federal Government to find an innovative way to bring the informal sector into its Health Insu[...]

‘Why Nigeria Has Fifth Worst Tuberculosis Burden Globally’

On 21/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

More reasons have emerged why Nigeria ranked fifth among eight countries with the highest burden of Tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 namely: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines and South Af[...]

Physicians Week: NMA Performs 99 Surgeries In C/River

On 21/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has performed 99 surgeries for free for residents of Nde community at Bakor Hospital in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River.Chairman of NMA in the state, Dr Agam Ayuk, discl[...]

Provide Monkey Pox Vaccine to Prevent Outbreak – NMA

On 21/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Medical Association on Sunday called on the Ministry of Health to provide monkey pox vaccine immediately to prevent the outbreak of the disease in Nigeria after a few cases were discovered in some states.[...]

Not All Breast Lumps Are Cancerous – Oncologist

On 21/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

An oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde, has called on women to go for breast screening, saying not all breast lumps are cancerous. Olasehinde made the call during a free breast screening exercise organised by Lifefount[...]

Maternal, Infant Mortality: Katsina to Vaccinate Over 800,000 Child Bearing Women against MNTE

On 21/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Over 800,000 child bearing age women are expected to be vaccinated against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination, MNTE to reduce maternal and infant mortality rate in the Katsina State.   The vaccination exerc[...]

Pad the Slums Foundation Takes Campaign to Bayelsa

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Pad the Slums Foundation has taken its Menstral hygiene managment and awareness campaign to a slum in Bayelsa State.   The campaign tagged PADSLUMS held today 19th October 2019 at the Cameroon Camp in Yenagoa[...]

NGO Task Stakeholders on Mental Health Issues

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), an NGO, has called on stakeholders to drive the advocacy for policy on mental health issues. Mr. Zion Abba, the Founder of the Abuja-based NGO, made the appeal at the o[...]

Breast Cancer: Association Takes Screening to C/River Communities

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria has taken breast cancer screening and awareness to rural communities in Cross River as part of activities to celebrate the 2019 Physicians Week in the state. Dr. Jacinta Okoi-Ob[...]

Healthcare: NMA Urges FG to Unveil Modalities for Accessing CRF

On 19/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Kogi chapter, on Friday urged the Federal Government to put in place modalities for accessing the one per cent Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) meant to take care of emergency heal[...]

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