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National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Vacancy Disclaimer

On 14/Nov/2018

The attention of the management of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has been drawn to a false online public notice calling for a job application from innocent members of the public. The Nati[...]

80% of NAFDAC’s Equipment not Working – DG

On 14/Nov/2018

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has said that 80 per cent of the equipment belonging to the agency has not been working.   Adeye[...]

Environmental Policy will Curb Diarrhoea, Cholera Outbreak – FG

On 14/Nov/2018

The National Environment Policy, which is currently being reviewed by stakeholders, will help reduce the spread and outbreak of diseases like cholera and diarrhoea in Nigeria, the Federal Government has said.  [...]

WHO Nigeria Calls for New Occupational Health Policies

On 14/Nov/2018

The World Health Organisation’s Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr Rosemary Onyibe, has called for new occupational health policies to effectively respond to the new health needs in workplaces.   She[...]

American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) & American Heart Association(AHA) BLS/ACLS Training For Rivers State

On 13/Nov/2018

The American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI)  & American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course builds on the foundation and  importance of[...]

WHO Supports Borno to Reach 850,000 Children with Anti-malaria Drugs

On 13/Nov/2018

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is supporting Borno Ministry of Health to reach more than 850,000 children with anti-malaria drugs to reduce high child morbidity and mortality rates in children und[...]

Coca-cola Launches Safe Birth Initiative to Reduce Maternal Deaths

On 13/Nov/2018

  Irked by high cases of maternal and newborn deaths due to obsolete equipment, Coca- Cola has launched a ‘Safe Birth Initiative’ to promote procurement of appropriate equipment and maintenance cultu[...]

Diabetes Cases may Rise to 642m in 2040

On 13/Nov/2018

The Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) has said that diabetes cases may leap to 642 million by 2040. It said that people living with diabetes are about 422 million globally.   National President of the as[...]

Lassa fever kills Two, infects Five in Edo, Ebonyi, Ondo

On 13/Nov/2018

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the death of two, and infection of five people from Lassa fever in Edo, Ebonyi and Ondo states, including a health worker. This was contained in the NCDC la[...]

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