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FG to Governors: Employ More Doctors, Pay Proper Remuneration

On 24/Sep/2018

The federal government has appealed to state governors to employ more medical doctors in their respective state and ensure they are well remunerated to stop further migration of medical doctors abroad.   Healt[...]

30 Public Hospitals in Kaduna Record 123 Maternal Deaths in 6 Months

On 24/Sep/2018

This was contained in the Kaduna state mid-year 2018 Maternal and Perinatal Deaths Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) report (January – June 2018) presented by the MPDSR committee at the 5th quarterly interactive[...]

Army Sets up Rehabilitation Center for Injured Soldiers

On 24/Sep/2018

Nigerian Army has set up a modern rehabilitation centre for soldiers injured in combat and non-combat operations in the country at the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.   The centre was established with supp[...]

Kaduna to Recruit 3,059 Health Workers for 255 PHCs

On 24/Sep/2018

The Primary Health Care Development Agency has received approval to recruit 3,059 health workers to meet the minimum service delivery gap in the 255 primary health centres in Kaduna State.   The commissioner f[...]

NMA Cautions Against Patronising Quack Doctors

On 24/Sep/2018

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) yesterday cautioned the public to be wary of quack doctors in the country.   Its President, Dr Francis Faduyile, gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Ni[...]

‘Less Than 36,000 Attend to Over 182 Million Patients in Nigeria’

On 24/Sep/2018

Nigeria has less than 36,000 doctors attending to over 182 million patients. A medical expert of Health Policy/ Systems Development Unit Department of Community Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Dr.[...]

WHO Alerts on Rise in Alcohol-Related Deaths

On 24/Sep/2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised the alarm on the rise in alcohol-related deaths globally.   It said that alcoholics die through violence, injuries, mental health problems and diseases like cance[...]

Cholera killed 97 Persons in Borno, Yobe, Says UN Agency

On 24/Sep/2018

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) has said Yobe State declared the outbreak of cholera two weeks after it was declared in Borno State and has so far killed 97 persons. &[...]

Ugwuanyi Signs Health Sector Reform Bill into Law

On 24/Sep/2018

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has taken a bold step towards strengthening healthcare delivery in the state through his assent to the state’s Health Sector Reform bill passed into law by the State Assem[...]

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