Saturday, March 23, 2019
The Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s far reaching reforms in the health sector which have ensured effective...
A team of Indian doctors are currently at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu State, on a free paediatric heart surgery mission. The doctors are on the sponsorship of the Catholic Church’s Spiritual Self Awareness Initiative. It is expected...
Resident doctors in the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, have dragged the management of the hospital before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over allegations of fraud. The doctors, who embarked on...
The Police in Enugu State have arrested a 21-year-old student for allegedly killing her baby soon after delivery.The spokesman for the Police Command in Enugu State, SP Ebere Amaraizu, in a statement on Sunday said the suspect (name withheld)...
The Nigerian health sector was on Monday boosted with the injection of 82 young medical doctors by the University of Nigeria College of Medicine. Of this number, 70 are medical doctors while 12 are dental surgeons. Presenting the graduands to...
The Enugu State Agency for the Control of AIDS (ENSACA) says it is currently treating 28,973 people living with HIV/AIDS in the state. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Uche Agu, told newsmen in Enugu on Friday that...
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Thursday inaugurated the South-East Consultative Committee on Health (SECCH) and charged the members to discharge their responsibilities effectively and satisfactorily. Inaugurating the 12-member committee at the Government House in Enugu on Thursday, Governor Ugwuanyi...
The Enugu State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Fintan Ekochin has denied a media report alleging a spread of Lassa fever in the state. It described the publication as false and misleading. The Health Commissioner said that the false report was...
The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the monthly contribution of N8.5 million as counterpart fund for the Free Maternal and Child Health programme designed to provide primary healthcare to pregnant women at the grassroots...
The Enugu State Government has commenced plans to deploy four consultants each to the seven district hospitals in the state to enhance effective healthcare service delivery. The state Commissioner for Health, Fintin Ekochin, made the disclosure in an interview with...