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Kaduna Signs Contract for Operation, Maintenance of Solar Clinics

On 27/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

Kaduna state primary health care development agency on Thursday signed a contract for operation and maintenance of 34 solar clinics in the state.   The state government had in 2016 began installation of a tota[...]

LAUTECH Tuition Fee: Oyo Assembly Sets up Committee to Meet Osun Lawmakers

On 27/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday mandated the education committees of both Oyo and Osun states Houses of Assembly to meet both the governing council and management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology[...]

Stop TB Partnership Appoints Adewole Board Member

On 27/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

The Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has been appointed into the Board of Stop Tuberculosis Board Partnership, the United Nation High Level Decision body making on TB.   The Board has the responsibility[...]

WHO Seeks Urgent Increase in Hepatitis Testing, Treatment

On 27/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

Ahead of the World Hepatitis Day (WHD) in July 28, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners have called for urgent increase in testing and treatment services to reduce 1.34 million lives lost to hepatitis B and[...]

FG Approves N103.7m Medical Equipment for NPA

On 27/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the purchase of medical and laboratory equipment worth N103.7m for the Nigerian Ports Authority.   The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed[...]

FG Moves to Check Ebola, Other Diseases at Ogun Border

On 27/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

The Federal Government, through the Ogun State Command of the Port Health Services, on Wednesday inaugurated a new emergency ambulance at the Idi-Iroko border post, apparently in response to a resurgence of the dreaded[...]

CPC Warns Against Use of Anti-hypertensive Drug

On 27/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

The Consumer Protection Council has advised all persons currently under high blood pressure medication or hypertensive care to desist from using all Valsartan drugs that come in 40mg, 80mg and 160mg capsules, as well a[...]

Plateau Clinic Treats 430 Snakebites In Eight Months

On 27/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

The Zamko Comprehensive Medical Centre, Langtang in Plateau State recorded 430 cases of snake bites in the last eight months, according to its medical officer, Dr Nyam Azi. Azi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Langta[...]

WHO Gives Nasarawa Diseases Surveillance Tools

On 26/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

The World Health Organization yesterday in Lafia offered integrated diseases surveillance response collection tools to the Nasarawa State government.   WHO Coordinator Idong Ebong, who handed over the tools to[...]

Lassa Fever Hits Edo Again

On 26/Jul/2018 / In Medical News

Edo State Commissioner for Health Dr David Osifo yesterday said there were new cases of Lassa fever in Esan North-East, Esan Central, Etsako East and other local government areas.   Addressing journalists in B[...]

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