Sunday, November 18, 2018
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the establishment of primary health care centres in major markets in the state, reaffirming his administration’s commitment to significantly reduce neonatal mortality. Obaseki said this at the 3rd Stakeholders’ Meeting...
The Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Benin, Edo State, has denied knowledge of an order by the Presidency, which allegedly directed the immediate reinstatement of 10 staff of the Hospital who were either dismissed or suspended over three years ago. Recalled...
To improve quality and reduce cost of accessing healthcare, federal and state governments should direct reforms and policies to deliver primary healthcare, provide health insurance for the poor and allow for private sector actors to handle tertiary and emergency...
The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday inaugurated a 60-bed ultra-modern specialist hospital in Port Harcourt to cater for the medical needs of wounded troops and their families. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who inaugurated the “Reference...
A relative of a suspected monkeypox patient has said that his brother was on Monday refused admission into the University of Benin Teaching Hospital. The relative who pleaded anonymity said he was shocked to read in the papers that the...
A researcher with  Benin-based Centre for Population and Environmental Development, CPED, Dr. Francis Onojeta has disclosed that an average of 145 Nigerian women of child bearing age die every day, adding that  no fewer than 2,300 children under five...
Vice Chancellor of University of Benin, UNIBEN, Professor Faraday Orumnwense, has said the institution will become one of the best in the world in scientific and industrial research with the 6.8 million pounds research fund grant it received....
THE Director of Primary Health Care in Akoko-Edo Local Government Council of Edo, Dr Sunday Yerumoh, on Monday confirmed two cases of Lassa fever in the locality. Yerumoh made the confirmation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State weekend asked Edo people to reject plans by Governor Godwin Obaseki to hand over part of the reconstructed Central Hospital to private partners saying such move will make the facilities...
A Nigerian medical doctor and graduate of the Igbinedion University, Edo, Olutobi Ajao has been rescued after swallowing 80 tablets of different medications. According to Punch, the doctor identified as Olutobi Ajao has attempted to commit suicide by ingesting a...