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The National Association Of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) Rivers State 2014 Nurses Week

On 31/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The National Association Of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives Rivers State (NANNM), celebrates her 2014 International Nurses Week.     Theme: Nurses; A Force For Change (a vital resource fo[...]

SPECIAL BROADCAST TO THE PEOPLE OF RIVERS STATE BY HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. CHIBUIKE ROTIMI AMAECHI, GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE ON THE EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE (EVD)

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  My dear people of Rivers State, we woke up this morning to the sad confirmation that the dreaded ebola virus disease has claimed its first victim in Rivers State.   Dr. Iyke Sam Enemuo died las[...]

We Are in War Times in Rivers State says Health Commissioner

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Rivers State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Samson Parker, has likened the emergence of Ebola Virus Disease in the state to a ‘war time’ situation, saying it posses a serious challenge. He said Governor[...]

NAFDAC Raids Kano Markets, Confiscates Fake Products

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sealed seven shops and confiscated contraband and fake food products worth millions of Naira in Kano. A statement from NAFDAC’s public[...]

NHIS Set to Take Community Based Health Insurance to States

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

‘Femi Thomas, the executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has stated that the Scheme is set to launch Community Based Health Insurance Programme (CBHIP) in at least three local governm[...]

EBOLA: NMA Seeks Protection for Health Workers

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), yesterday, directed its members to get actively involved in the battle against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country. It also urged them to provide the needed professional expe[...]

NANNM: Nurses May Down Tools Over Lack of Equipment

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Chairman of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (FCT chapter), Comrade Muhammad N. Alli says health workers, and nurses in particular, may down tools over government nonchalant approach to thei[...]

FG, USAID Launch Care Standards for Orphans, Vulnerable Children

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Ministry of women affairs and social development in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday unveiled a national service standard for improving the lives of orphans an[...]

Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Ebola Outbreak

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  With the SARS outbreak in 2003, Taiwan’s news media was so alarmist that the government finally ordered every television channel to devote two minutes, three times a day, to a calm presentation of facts[...]

Ebola in Rivers, ECOWAS Official May Face Manslaughter Charges

On 30/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  The Nigerian diplomat attached to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Olubukun Koye who escaped from quarantine in Lagos after testing positive to Ebola virus and travelled to Port Harco[...]

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