Monday, December 10, 2018
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Monday, summoned the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, who was last week suspended by the governing council of the NHIS. It was learnt that Yusuf met...
Dr Charles Ohiri, an Epidemiologist based in Abuja, on Thursday advised Nigerians to maintain consistency in hygienic practice in order to avoid communicable diseases. Ohiri told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the act of cleanliness should...
The FCT Health and Human Services Secretary, Barr. Amanda Pam, has urged staff of the secretariat to brace up to the new challenges of providing quality healthcare to the people. She urged them to always put the people first in...
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday recommended six months paid maternity leave and four weeks paid paternity leave to ensure healthy development of young children. UNICEF Representative in Nigeria Mohammed Fall disclosed this at the National Early Childhood...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has that there is an increase in the population of Nigerians with kidney problems due to diabetes. He spoke at a one-day Sanofi Diabetes Summit, themed, Diabetes: New Management Trends towards Improving...
The 437 foreign-trained doctors, who failed the November 15 induction examination by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, have alleged that the council’s assessment was fraught with a lot of shortcomings. Three of the affected doctors, who spoke with...
Dr Mathew Ashikeni, the Acting Executive Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board, on Friday refuted speculation of polio outbreak in the territory. Ashikeni told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that there was a...
Jelili Kilani, PSN Chairman, FCT chapter, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday emphasised that paracetamol, an analgesic, was not supposed to be misused. Mr. Kilani defined drug misuse as...
THE World Health Organisation (WHO) said it would focus on pushing adolescent health and creating regional emergency hubs in Africa for the next two years. Dr Matsidisho Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa, said in a statement in Abuja...
The FCT Primary Health Care Development Board (FCTPHCDB) has said it will soon engage about 203 midwives and community health extension workers. The Executive Secretary of the Board, Dr. Matthew Ashikeni, in an interview with City News,...