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...
• Fed Govt told to present details of funding Senate has ordered the suspension of Federal Government’s plan to build new primary health centres in each of the wards across the country. The upper chamber asked relevant agencies involved...
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 Federal Government has ruled out backing out of the implementation of the National Tobacco Act (NTC) 2015. The director-general of Consumer Protection Council of Nigeria (CPC), Babatunde Irukera made the comment yesterday in Abuja when he received the delegation...
Democrats on Thursday officially launched their pushback against a December federal court decision that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.A group of 17 Democratic state attorneys general formally appealed the Dec. 14 decision in Texas v. U.S. issued by...
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has declared the ongoing strike by members of the National Association of Resident Doctor illegal. The medical council warned that any doctor who participated in the industrial action might repeat his or her...
The Federal Government on Tuesday said it was set to implement new guidelines for HIV prevention, treatment and care to consolidate previous efforts in tackling the scourge. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, stated this at the opening of a...
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...
Natives of the FCT, under the umbrella of Coalition of Abuja Indigenous Association have called on the authorities of the School of Nursing, Gwagwalada to review the admission list it released recently. The natives made the demand when they...