Monday, December 10, 2018
…Declares state of emergency on water, Sanitation sector (WASH) Angered by the rate at which Nigerians suffer from water borne diseases, President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday declared a state of emergency on Water, Sanitation and Hygienic sector, (WASH), just as he...
The HIV/AIDS Clinic at the Asokoro District Hospital has said that HIV/AIDS is the highest cause of death among patients in the entire hospital. It, however, said the rate of deaths caused by HIV/AIDS had dropped significantly compared to previous...
An Abuja based gynaecologist, Dr. Ikenna Oti, on Tuesday said low levels of oestrogen in the body could expose women to vaginal infection called vulvovaginitis. Oti told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that vulvovaginitis is an infection that...
The Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has received a new secretary to manage the secretariat. Dr. Adamu Bappah took over from Dr. Aminu Maigari on Thursday in Abuja, where he promised that...
The Ona of Abaji and chairman of the council of traditional rulers in the FCT, Alhaji Adamu Baba Yunusa, has said he is impressed with parents’ compliance in the ongoing polio immunization in the area. Alhaji Yunusa, who stated this...
A paediatric surgeon, Olori Samson, has shed light on how his team successfully separated a conjoined twins at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada. PREMIUM TIMES reported how a team of Nigerian doctors successfully separated the twins in...
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 Federal Government has inaugurated the seven-man panel set up to investigate allegations of infractions and financial malfeasance levelled against the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf. The inauguration of the panel which was done...
The Health and Managed Care Association of Nigeria (HMCAN) has called on the executive secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf to name those health maintenance organisations (HMOs) that are breaching standards, or engaged in...
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...