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WHO Africa Hosts Inaugural Africa Health Forum in Rwanda

On 23/Jun/2017

The World Health Organsation (WHO’s) Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), is convening a meeting of global leaders and thinkers to explore Africa’s healthcare priorities and challenges and find new ways to ac[...]

FG Electrifies 37 Varsities, Seven Hospitals with Off-Grid Power

On 23/Jun/2017

The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it had commenced the electrification of 37 federal universities and seven teaching hospitals using off-grid captive power plants.   It said the first phase of[...]

National Assembly ‘Blocks’ Statutory Health Funds Over Fraud Scare

On 23/Jun/2017

The National Assembly has said it would not set aside one percent of consolidated revenue for the health sector as statutorily required, until it is sure of judicious and transparent disbursement of the fund.  [...]

Demotion, Promotion Allegation Rocks Ministry Of Health

On 23/Jun/2017

There is a brewing tension at the federal ministry of Health following an alleged disregard of Public Service Rules and government directives by some of the newly appointed Chief Executives Officers.   Sources[...]

Healthcare: FG, WHO Make Case For Patients’ Protection

On 23/Jun/2017

The federal governnent has called on healthcare managers to rise to the occasion of protecting their patients from avoidable mishap during treatment.   Speaking at the conference on Healthcare Management in Ab[...]

FG to Engage 200,000 Community Health Workers Nationwide

On 23/Jun/2017

The Federal Government has announced plans to engage 200,000 community health extension workers nationwide to help tackle health challenges in rural communities.   Executive Director of the National Primary He[...]

Sheep Gives Birth to Half-human Half-beast

On 23/Jun/2017

Villagers have been living in fear since a sheep gave birth to this creature that was said by elders to be half-human half-beast and 'sent by the devil'. Many of the 4,000 residents and farmers of Lady Frere in[...]

HMOs Paid N60bn Admin Fee – Usman

On 23/Jun/2017

Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Professor Yusuf Usman, said, yesterday, his office has paid N60 billion as administrative fees to  Hospital Management Organisations, HMOs, in the cou[...]

OPINION: Open Letter To The NUC, Please Stop Bsc Human Physiology Or Reform Its Curriculum

On 22/Jun/2017

It is with all sense of Commitment that I wish to most Frankly Speak on the Social status of Bachelor of Science Human Physiology. I believe one of the Basic function of the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) is to U[...]

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