Monday, October 22, 2018
The Federal Government is putting in place measures to end cholera outbreaks nationwide in the next five years. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, dropped the hint yesterday while briefing State House Correspondents at the end of weekly Federal...
Unless there is urgent intervention, the future of Nigerian children is threatened following several reports showing worsening nutritional status of children in the country. A review of National Nutritional reports from 2003 to 2016 showed that the nation’s overall child...
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control ( NAFDAC ) on Tuesday alerted general public against consumption of TL Tan Lung and TLC brands of canned sardine. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the warning...
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 Nigeria joins the world to celebrate the 2018 World Humanitarian Day (WHD), the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has joined other relevant stakeholders providing humanitarian services in Nigeria to commemorate humanitarian workers who were either maimed or...
THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),yesterday said that seven deaths have so far been recorded from cholera outbreak in four communities of Sauka, Mpape, Kubwa village and Ushafa. Cholera The FCTA has however warned residents in the territory to...
The Bwari Area Council in FCT says necessary measures are being put in place to forestall further spread of cholera in the area. The Head of Department of Health in the Council, Dr Sunday Goji, told the News Agency of...
The Director-General, Technical AIDS Corps, Dr Pius Osunyikanmi, has said that 10 Nigerian consultants will be sent to the University of The Gambia to inaugurate the institution’s Faculty of Dental Surgery. Osunyinkanmi also stated that 200 professors, 100 teachers and...
Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has called for more awareness on the elimination of obstetric fistula to reduce maternal mortality. Adewole said this at the High Level Awareness Seminar on Fistula in Abuja. The minister said obstetric fistula...
The Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria OSN will be holding her 43rd Annual General Meeting and Annual conference in Abuja.According to the Local Organizing Committee, as part of the Pre-conference activity and Corporate social responsibility, 150 free eye(cataract)surgeries will be...