Friday, September 20, 2019
The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) has started a free medical and surgical services in AMAC and Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole inaugurated the free medical programme...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will no longer approve new registration for alcohol packaged in sachets. The Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known on Tuesday in Ibadan at an interactive session...
The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Sam Ohuabunwa, has called on the Presidency to sign the new Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law to strengthen action against illegal proprietors of patent medicine stores across the country. Ohuabunwa...
Doctors on Monday called on federal government to scale up implementation of the National Cancer Control Plan, citing the rising number of deaths. Estimates suggest 115,950 new cases of cancer were reported in 2018 alone, and they killed more than...
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) on Monday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to meet its demands. Josiah Biobelemoye, the national chairman of the union, said this at a rally organised by the union in collaboration with...
…Threaten to occupy Health Minister’s office, home indefinitely Labour Congress, NLC, on Monday, stormed the Federal Ministry of Health, for a protest rally over acts of discrimination and injustice against members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) allegedly perpetuated...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is scaling up response to the Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria to strengthen rapid containment of the disease. Dr. Peter Clement, WHO Officer in Charge (OIC) for Nigeria, stated that the...
Aggrieved workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have suspended their plan to down tools in public hospitals across the nation over the failure of the Federal Government to meet some of their demands. JOHESU, NMA, PSN...
NATIONAL Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged the National Assembly to accelerate hearing on a Bill seeking stiffer penalty for those trading on counterfeit foods and drugs. Professor Moji Adeyeye, Director-General of NAFDAC,...
The Federal Capital Territory Primary Health Care Board on Wednesday announced plans to commence polio vaccination exercise on Saturday, January 26. The board announced the commencement of the exercise during an orientation programme on Out-Break Response organised for newsmen. Mr Abdulkazeez...