Friday, September 20, 2019
No fewer than 3, 000 residents of Gwallaga community in Bauchi local government area of Bauchi State have benefited from two-day, free medical services rendered by the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command. The outreach was carried out in collaboration...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday said 77 new cases of Lassa fever had been confirmed in 13 states and Federal Capital Territory, stressing that 11 patients had been confirmed dead. In its update on the outbreak...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday declared an outbreak of Lassa fever in eight states. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, in a statement made available to our correspondent, said there had been an increase in...
The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, PCNI has donated drugs and other medical consumables to the Bauchi State government to improve healthcare delivery in the state.Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar received the items at the State Specialists hospital in...
With prevalent high temperatures and low humidity in the dry season, the likelihood of transmitting organisms causing cerebrospinal meningitis appears higher now than at any time in Nigeria. This has forced the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...
World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced the discovery of a Type-2 Polio virus in Bauchi State. The state coordinator, Dr. Adamu Ningi, disclosed that the virus was discovered during the monthly collection of samples from different locations. He said that the...
Stakeholders on Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) from the 20 local government areas of Bauchi State have called on the state government to establish more toilet facilities in public places. The stakeholders stated this Tuesday at a cluster meeting...
Residents of Bauchi state will have to apply caution to the kind of water they drink as medical experts say they are at risk of cancer and impotency if they continue to consume water in plastic and polythene bags,...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, last week destroyed a variety of counterfeit, fake, expired and unwholesome products including controlled drugs such as codeine containing cough syrup and tramadol, at the Bajoga Road Dump...
Bauchi- It has been observed that Nigerian households spend over $38 million equivalent to 11 billion naira on breastmilk substitutes annually, costing workers up to 34% of their minimum wage earning to pay economy brand infant formula for...