Sunday, November 18, 2018
The U.S. government, through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), has donated 3.3 million bed nets for distribution in Akwa Ibom. The U.S Embassy said this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. “PMI is jointly implemented by the United States Agency...
The Medical Superintendent of the Leprosy Hospital in Ekpene-Obom, Etinan Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Afia Afia, has warned the general public against stigmatising people suffering from leprosy. Describing leprosy as a curable disease, Afia said the general...
*As 17 pharmacies bag COPA awards Dr Dorothy Oqua, country director of Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN) and Dr Albert Kelong Alkali, national chairman of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), have said that the war against the...
The Akwa Ibom Government has warned Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) workers that they would give account of any life lost during the period of their strike. The state Commissioner for Health, Dominic Ukpong, issued the warning while fielding questions...
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has called on stakeholders to partner with the commission on its roadmap and framework for sustainable regional development in the region. NDDC Managing Director, Nsima Ekere, made the call in a telephone chat with...
The Akwa Ibom State government says it has spent a total of N300 million as medical bills for victims of the Reigners Bible Church building collapse that occurred December 2016. The state Health Commissioner, Dominic Ukpong, disclosed this on Thursday...
The Akwa Ibom Government says it has sacked Dr Nwaopara A.U, a Consultant and Medical Superintendent, Psychiatric Hospital, Eket, for allegedly stealing six hospital beds and converting them to personal use. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made...
Ghana looks set to become the next medical tourism destination for Nigerians as attention shifts to emergence of the proposed Eco-Medical Hospital, a state-of-the-art international hospital complex in Accra. This development, coupled with the complete shutdown...
Tackling health epidemics in Nigeria is a tough job, even with sometimes inadequate personnel, leaving citizens helpless in many instances. Nigeria has gone through many phases of handling health crises with the latest being monkey pox. By October 25,...
The Federal government has announced laboratory confirmation of 6 additional cases of Monkeypox among earlier suspected cases reported bringing the total confirmed cases in Nigeria to 9. As at the 25th of October 2017, a total of 94 suspected cases...