Wednesday, April 21, 2021
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 38 year old herbalist, Mr Chigozie Emmanuel, aka ‘Akuchi’, for selling new born babies in Abuja. NAPTIP said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, that...
The Deputy Centre Leader, Africa Centre of Excellence for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Forensic Biotechnology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Yakubu Ibrahim, has said there is a need for scientists to keep abreast of new molecular techniques of diagnosing...
The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has been asked to proceed on administrative leave immediately. According to reports, the Federal Government has also set up a seven-man panel to investigate the allegations levelled against...
The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has restrained health workers under the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals from continuing or embarking on any strike action. According to a statement from the Federal Ministry of Health on Friday, the...
The Federal Ministry of Health, along with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and RTI International co-convened a nutrition data stakeholders workshop last week in Abuja. Government and other stakeholders are now aligned to conduct a national food consumption...
The Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has urged the National Assembly to enact laws that would promote breastfeeding to boost nutrition indices. Miss Lilian Ajah-mong, spokesperson of the organisation, stated this in on Sunday in Abuja in...
It is quite shocking the number of women who have visited our clinics for consultations explaining their horrendous experiences at certain hair salons and the resulting hair loss they have suffered. There is a general lack of oversight by...
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...
Resident doctors say that about 12 of their colleagues leave Nigeria every week to practise overseas. The president of the Association of Resident Doctors Federal Capital Territory Administration, Abuja chapter, Michael Olarewaju, stated this at a press briefing in Abuja...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has reiterated the commitment of Federal Government towards the elimination of viral hepatitis in Nigeria by 2021. The Minister made this statement at a press briefing to commemorate the 2017 World Hepatitis Day...