Saturday, January 22, 2022
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is scaling up response to the Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria to strengthen rapid containment of the disease. Dr. Peter Clement, WHO Officer in Charge (OIC) for Nigeria, stated that the...
In a bid to prevent disastrous epidemics, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is stepping up efforts to provide life-saving assistance, especially basic medical care, to flood victims in Nigeria. At least 826,000 Nigerians are severely affected by heavy...
The Federal Government will exploit the huge plant resources available in the country for healthcare delivery and economic development of the nation. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, gave the indication yesterday at the commissioning of a...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported a “general decline” in the number of new cholera infections across the country. It said no cases have been reported from Anambra, Nasarawa and Yobe. New infections continue to be reported in Adamawa,...
Kano state government on Saturday threatened to take serious action against any staff frustrating its free maternal and childcare services. The government expressed sadness that after providing the free maternal and child healthcare services, some staff are trying to sabotage...
Death toll has risen to 17 in Niger and Kogi states in the last five days with a reported case of 72 victims in the two states. Two deaths were recorded in Lokoja, Kogi State, over the weekend while the...
A mother of two, Mrs Laruba Dirisu, didn’t bargain for what she got after she was delivered of a baby at a private clinic in Ayingba, Kogi State, last Sunday. When she went into labour at about 7am that day,...
The Kogi Government said on Monday that it would immunise 900,000 children in remote communities across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state. The government said that by so-doing, it would maintain its nine-year-old polio-free status. Dr. Abubakar Yakubu, the...
The Kogi State Government has said each of the 21 local government areas of the state would get one more model health centers. This is, in addition to the existing hospitals and health centres in the state. The state government is...
The latest Lassa fever outbreak in country has claimed 20 more lives, caused 35 confirmed new cases and 40 fresh suspected infections in 18 states within one week. An update released yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)...