Monday, February 18, 2019
Division of Nigerian Army, Enugu, has assured officers and men and their families of best medical care, with emphasis on awareness campaign against meningitis. Colonel Sagir Musa, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, gave the assurance in an interview with the...
The Ekiti State Government (EKSG) on Monday announced an increase in the maternity leave period for women in its public service from 12 weeks to 16 weeks. The Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Information, Youth and Sports Development,...
Worried by the high rate of rape cases especially in Kano State, a member representing Gwale Federal Constituency, Kano, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Ibrahim Garuba‎, said rapists should be tried and jailed without the any option of...
Dr. Salihu Mohammed, a medical practitioner with the General Hospital, Minna has cautioned rural dwellers against attributing the rampaging Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) to witchcraft. “The disease is a normal medical situation whose causes are well known. No 0ne should link...
Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Prof. Abdallah Uba Adamu, has identified as the biggest challenge, people’s acceptability of the institution as a fully accredited university, like other conventional ones. The VC stated at...
The huge number of sufferers shows the danger posed by negelcted tropical diseases (NTDs). With over billion people in 154 countries having one NTD or the other, the Federal Government has woken up to the challenge of tackling...
About 134 pharmacy students trooped out for the 4th edition of the annual White Coat Ceremony on February 27, 2017 at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Idi-Araba, Lagos. In attendance were Prof. Boladale Silva, dean; Dr....
he Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board on Thursday said it had recorded two fresh cases of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Abuja. The Executive Secretary of the board, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, told the News Agency of...
Christian Aid and EpiAfric, both NGOs, have called on Nigerians and the Federal Government to adopt Community Based Health Insurance Scheme to improve access to healthcare. The groups made the call at the opening of a two-day update writing course...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Nigeria for its swift response to tackle the meningitis epidemic in some parts of the country. The Country Representative of the organisation in Nigeria, Dr Alemu Wondi, made the commendation in Sokoto on...