Thursday, January 24, 2019
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...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday declared an outbreak of Lassa fever in eight states. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, in a statement made available to our correspondent, said there had been an increase in...
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says the reason behind the movement of Senator Dino Melaye, representative of Kogi West District at the National Assembly, from the Police Hospital to the medical facility of the Department of State Security Services...
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The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), has stated that women’s health must be treated with utmost seriousness, bearing in mind that no economy can move forward without the impact of its female population. It said the effect of trafficking...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration has put in place mechanisms to prevent the possible diversion of the N55bn Basic Healthcare Provision Fund, BHCPF, into private pockets at the expense of vulnerable members of the society. He...
The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said the country is ready to host the first Lassa fever international conference. Ihekweazu in a statement made available to our correspondent said the conference...
Kano state government has awarded a N2. 4bn contract for construction of a state-of-the-art cancer center at the Muhammadu Buhari Specialist hospital in the state. The centre is the first of its kind in any public hospital in...
Dr Gloria Moses, a general medical practitioner, said that using birth control pills before starting to have children will not affect future fertility. Dr.Moses said this in an interview on Sunday in Abuja. He said that birth control pills would only...
The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed that Dino Melaye is in its custody.According to the Force, Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West district in the National Assembly, has been taken to the Police Hospital in Abuja for medical treatment. A...