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Health Minister Commends Revamp of PHCs in Edo

On 13/Nov/2018

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has commended the revamp of Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Edo State, noting that such reforms will allow for proper referral system as a catalyst to develop the healt[...]

Stakeholders Decry Static Development in Health Sector

On 13/Nov/2018

Medical professionals and associations in Nigeria’s Health Sector have called for greater commitment to Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria.    The experts who made the call in Lagos during a Healt[...]

30% of Nigerians Suffer Mental Illness –FG

On 13/Nov/2018

The Federal Ministry of Health says about 20 to 30 per cent of Nigerians suffer from mental illness.   The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Abdulaziz Abdullahi, said this at the Mental Health Action Commit[...]

National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives Akwa Ibom State Council 2018 Nurses Week Celebration

On 12/Nov/2018

National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives Akwa Ibom State Council Presents 2018 Nurses Week Celebration   THEME: NURSES A VOICE TO LEAD: HEALTH IS A HUMAN RIGHT   SUB-THEMES:  ■ Tra[...]

175 Dead, Over 10,000 Affected by Cholera Outbreak –NRC

On 12/Nov/2018

Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council said Monday.   The human[...]

Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer –WHO

On 12/Nov/2018

Antibiotics are used far more in some countries than in others, a survey by the World Health Organisation showed on Monday, suggesting that urgent action was needed to slash unnecessary consumption of the medicines.[...]

Pharmacist Council Seals 358 Medicine Stores in Taraba

On 12/Nov/2018

Pharmacist Council Seals 358 Medicine Stores in Taraba The Pharmacist Council of Nigeria (PCN) says it has sealed 358 medicine stores in Taraba over various professional offences.   Mrs Anthonia Aruya, the Dir[...]

Kaduna Embarks on House to House Polio Immunization

On 12/Nov/2018

Kaduna State has embarked on house to house Polio immunization exercise for children below five years across the State.   The exercise commenced on the ‎10th and will end on 13th Nov., 2018.   Thi[...]

EXPOSED: ‘Nigeria Ranks 3rd in Premature Birth Globally’

On 12/Nov/2018

Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, wife of the Kebbi State Governor, says Nigeria is ranked third among 10 top countries with high rate of preterm birth of 773,600.   Dr. Shinkafi-Bagudu, who disclosed this in Abuja[...]

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