Monday, December 10, 2018
Members of the newly elected National Executive Committee of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN), led by the National Chairman, Dr. Kingsley Chiedu Amibor, have called for the creation of more spaces for interns. Stating this...
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...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja ordered Prof. Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to immediately proceed on administrative leave. Buhari gave the order in a statement signed by Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent...
The Federal Government has launched a roadmap for the implementation of a national treatment programme for HIV across the country. The roadmap inaugurated on Tuesday in Abuja seeks to galvanize Nigeria’s HIV treatment efforts towards diagnosing 90% of all...
Two labour unions on Tuesday renewed their resolve to sustain their ongoing protest over the suspension of Prof. Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme by the Governing Council of the organisation. The trade unions are the...
Wife of the Kebbi state Governor, Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu has been elected into the Union for International Cancer Control, the global body for the control of cancer. Bagudu who is the founder, Medicaid Cancer Foundation MCF is the only...
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) over move to reduce the risk associated with cardiovascular diseases. The President of the association, Dr Francis Faduyile, said this in a...
The Federal Government on Tuesday declared that it was working hard to come out with a policy that would limit the number of children that a mother could have in Nigeria.It stated that traditional rulers and other leaders across...
The Nigerian government says it will take appropriate steps to ‘restore peace’ at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).This was disclosed by the health minister in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES on Monday afternoon. The state-run health insurance provider was...
In the wake of the alert to Nigeria by the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety about drug products contaminated with human remains from fetuses, infants and flesh, allegedly smuggled into South Korea from China, the Pharmaceutical...