Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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...
The National Policy on Medical Oxygen, the first of its kind in Nigeria, lays the foundation for the improvement of equitable access to medical oxygen in health facilities in Nigeria. Indeed, access to quality assured medical oxygen can mean the...
Sir: We urge President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently probe the chairman/chief executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retired) to save the country from the tragic woes of irredeemable drug abuse and trafficking....
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) in Katsina State, said on Wednesday that it had arrested 119 suspects for drug related offences between Sept. 15 and Nov. 14. Hajiya Maryam Sani, the NDLEA Commander in the state,...
The National Universi­ties Commission (NUC) has approved a training benchmark for all institutions offering courses in optometry in Nigeria. Registrar of the Nigerian Col­lege of Optometrists, Professor Uche Ikonne , unveiled the new benchmark during the 10th An­nual General Meeting...