Monday, October 22, 2018
In its bid to improve healthcare delivery to the citizenry, the Federal Government has launched two documents 2nd Edition of Nigerian Standard Treatment Guidelines and 6th Edition of Nigerian Essential Medicines List for the betterment of patients. The Minister of...
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 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 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 Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government is planning to reduce hospital bills in public hospitals. According to the minister, the plan is part of the various measures being considered to drastically bring down...
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...
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the inclusion of youth corps members into the National Health Insurance Scheme. To this end, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, is to collaborate with the Scheme to improve healthcare services to...
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the signing of a four-year vaccine production agreement between the Federal Government and May &Baker Plc. The Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Adewole, who confirmed this development when he briefed State House correspondents...
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 Consumer Protection Council, CPC, and the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, have commenced a process for the formulation of an acceptable guide to regulate interaction between patients and medical doctors in the country. The proposed guide, to be known...