Sunday, October 21, 2018
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a new National Health Policy aimed at promoting the health of Nigerians and accelerate socio-economic development in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known when he briefed State...
The Federal Government has approved Sayana Press injectable contraceptive for self-injection by users, a change which advocates hope will improve access to the product. The United Kingdom has already approved self-injection. Other countries are considering doing the same. A press release...
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The Federal Government has reiterated that the ban place on the importation of packaged sugar four (4) years ago still stand and is in force. Restating the commitment of government to ensure foreign packaged sugar loses its market chain in...
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...
The senate has passed a bill that compels hospitals across the country to treat gunshot victims without demanding police report or financial deposit. The bill titled, “Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshots” was passed during the senate’s...
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 National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been informed that the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in consultation with Roche Products, recalled all batches of Valium 5mg tablets supplied in blister packs of 50...
The Nigerian Government has launched a campaign to ban smoking in public places including motor parks, shopping malls and health care centres. Ministry of Health in a communiqué yesterday said according to Section 9 of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act...
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,...