Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Global Alliance for Vaccines Initiative (GAVI), has extended its funding support for immunization in Nigeria until 2028.The decision which followed a plea by the Nigerian government will see the body, which is the largest global coalition of the public...
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has confirmed it is intensifying health screening of travellers at four international airports in the country. The airports are Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos; Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja; Mallam...
Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has sealed a partnership with Saudi German Hospital, Dubai, to establish a world-class medical facility in Abuja. He said the 100-bed hospital facility will break new grounds in medical services delivery in Nigeria. Atiku made the disclosure...
The Federal Capital Territory Administration ( FCTA ) says it has taken proactive measures to create public awareness on prevention of Ebola disease. The Director of Public Health in the Health and Human Services Secretariat, FCTA, Dr Humphrey Okoroukwu, said...
Uneasy was the contenance on Ebele Nwaka as she struggled to climb down one of the stairs of Asokoro District Hospital. Mrs Nwaka is carrying a seven-month old pregnancy and she is an albino. As our correspondent helps her down the...
Leader of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has said that fight against drug abuse in the country should be prosecuted the same way as the fight against insurgency. The leader made this known in an interview with Newsmen in...
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said there is no cholera outbreak recorded in the territory. Dr Humphrey Okoroukwu, Director Public Health of Health and Human Service Secretariat, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of...
The Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) has opened a multi-million naira training centre in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital city. Named after the late professor of Africa Politics at Oxford University in the United Kingdom, Abdulrauf Mustapha,...
Mrs Nnenna Akajemeli, National Coordinator Service Compact (SERVICOM) on Wednesday in Abuja warned federal hospitals to stop discriminating against patients on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Akajemeli gave the warning while presenting the Post SERVICOM Compliance Evaluation report of...
Prof. Mike Ogirima, the President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Wednesday called on the members of the association to join active politics ahead of 2019 general elections. Ogirima made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...