Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the Federal Ministry of Health under the leadership of the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, for championing the launch of the Patient Bill of Rights. The Secretary General, NMA, Dr. Olumuyiwa P....
The Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the Benue Health Management Agency bill, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The bill, when signed into law, will facilitate the establishment of the Benue State Health Management Agency and...
The management of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has issued a notice as to the requirement for filling the electronic payment platform. As stated in the website of the council, the notice is to registered Doctors, Dental Surgeons, Alternative...
President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the Radiographers Registration Amendment bill, which was one of the bills passed by the two chambers and sent to him for assent. The President’s decision declining assent to the bill was conveyed in a letter...
An amendment bill that passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday has proposed a N2 million fine and a 2-year jail term for offenders of the ban on Tramadol and Codeine The bill which seeks to amend the Food,...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the agency to return to the ports immediately. The order came less than three weeks after the NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, partly ascribed...
The Consumer Protection Council said on Sunday it has opened inquiry into the controversy about the safety of Blue Band “Spread for Bread” when subjected to high temperature in boiling water. The council said in a statement sent to TheNigerialawyer...
Abia Government said it had developed healthcare prepaid cards to meet the health needs of citizens irrespective of status and location in the state.Called “Tele-Health Initiative’’ the state governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, announced while featuring on News Agency Nigeria...
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has identified 3,998 settlements for vaccination against measles. The exercise would hold between Feb. 8 and Feb. 20. The Secretary of Health Secretariat and Human Resources, Mrs Amanda Pam, announced at a news...
As part of efforts to improve the quality of healthcare service delivery, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), is set to reposition the community pharmacies and patent medicines shops across the country. PCN Registrar, Pharm Elijah Mohammed, stated this...