Monday, December 10, 2018
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...
WaterAid Nigeria on Thursday called on all stakeholders to make pragmatic efforts break the stigma and taboos relating to menstruation in the Nigerian society. Ms. Blessing Sani, WaterAid Communication and Advocacy Assistant, said this at a meeting of the Task...
Worried at the rate of deaths resulting from child birth, the federal government has inagurated a task force committee that will help conduct a rapid situation analysis and landscaping of maternal mortality in the country with a view of...
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board, on Wednesday said it had immunised 901,513 under-five children against polio in the just concluded round of vaccination in the territory. The Acting Executive Secretary of the board, Dr Mathew...
A Federal High Court in Abuja has advised the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof Yusuf Usman not to take further steps on the issues now before the court. Justice Anwuli Chikere gave the advice...
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has called on the Federal Government to ensure stiffer punishment for perpetrators of drug trafficking to curb the menace in the country. Mr Jelili Kilani, Chairman of PSN FCT Branch, made the call...
HE Federal Government has announced plans to engage 200,000 community health extension workers nationwide to help tackle health challenges in rural communities. Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, made this known on...
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration has urged residents to desist from patronising drug vendors and peddlers. The Acting Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat, Mrs. Alice Odey- Achu who made this known while flagging off a public...
THE Federal Government has placed a complete ban on unauthorised transportation and selling of fresh meat into the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) markets from neighbouring states. The government lamented that there were cases of illegal sales of donkey and horse...
Justice Binta Murtala-Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja has ordered the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Army to produce in court a medical doctor, Mohammed Mari Abba, who was accused of having a link with Boko Haram The...