Monday, February 18, 2019
The Federal Government in collaboration with key stakeholders and partners have pledged to achieve a Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) of 27 per cent among women by 2020. Alhaji Sani Jabbi, the Chairman Board of Trustees, Association for the Advancement of...
AN Abuja-based physician, Dr Baba Ahmed on Monday urged Nigerians to develop the habit of eating food rich in Vitamin D for the benefit of healthy liver and kidney. Ahmed, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
Residents of Gui, a community located along airport road, Abuja, who recently celebrated the building of a new heathcare facility in their community have expressed their frustrations over the lack of secondary schools in the community. They also lamented the...
The Acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Mrs. Alice Achu-Ode, has said the Zuba Cottage Hospital and the Karu General Hospital have commenced health services since their reopening by the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa...
The Federal Government, on Thursday, put the number of suspected cases of cerebrospinal meningitis reported in 23 states at 13,420 with 1,069 deaths, representing a case fatality ratio of eight percent. The government, however, noted that the response to the...
Psychologists have advised members of the public to pay more attention to their mental health to protect themselves from the challenges and to reduce the increasing cases of the disorders in the country. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines mental...
The suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, has alleged that the Permanent Secretary and Directors in the Ministry of Health shared, N19 million to perfect his indictment over the crisis rocking the...
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...
Hundreds of African Medical Laboratory Scientists will this year storm Abuja for its 2018 edition of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference, ASLM, billed to hold in December. The theme of the conference is ‘Preventing and Controlling the...
*As 17 pharmacies bag COPA awards Dr Dorothy Oqua, country director of Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN) and Dr Albert Kelong Alkali, national chairman of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), have said that the war against the...