Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the Benue Health Management Agency bill, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The bill, when signed into law, will facilitate the establishment of the Benue State Health Management Agency and...
At least 100 Benue women afflicted with Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) are currently undergoing medical screening and treatment at the Bishop Murray Hospital in Makurdi, Benue State. The one-week VVF medical outreach was organized by the wife of the Benue...
The latest Lassa fever outbreak in country has claimed four more lives, caused 12 confirmed new cases and 265 fresh suspected infections in one week. An update released yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), showed that between...
The latest Lassa fever outbreak in country has claimed 20 more lives, caused 35 confirmed new cases and 40 fresh suspected infections in 18 states within one week. An update released yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)...
The Benue House of Assembly Standing Committee on Health announced on Wednesday it had discovered expired drugs worth N73 million at the state’s Hospitals Management Board. Its chairman, Mr Adoga Onah, who announced this during plenary, said it made the...
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Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Cecilia Ojabo, has said that a 20-year-old corp member (names withheld) has been quarantined for exhibiting symptoms of monkey pox. The commissioner who spoke with our correspondent on the update of...
A former spokesperson for a non-governmental organisation, Dignity for the Helpless Foundation, Mr. Shallom Ufforth, has said cash was withdrawn several times from the bank account opened for a kidney failure patient, Tochi Mbonu, through an Automated Teller Machine...
More than 300,000 people are said to be living positively with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) with about 140,000 HIV patients undergoing treatment in Benue State. Acting Country Programme Manager of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), Dr. Greg Abiaziem, who gave...
A suspected case of monkey pox has been recorded in Gboko, Benue state, after a 40 year old woman was seen with the symptoms around Agedam area in Gboko Tuesday. Gboko is known for trading heavily in Bush animals like...