Sunday, November 18, 2018
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Kwara state chapter, has distanced itself from the nationwide strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) tomorrow. The state Chairman of the association, Dr. Mohammed Kolade-Solagberu, said this in an interview with our correspondent...
Officers of Kwara State Police Command are still battling to recover the placenta of a newborn baby allegedly sold to a cleric in Ilorin for ritual purposes by a nurse in a private hospital. At press time, Vanguard reliably gathered...
The President, National Association of Pharmaceutical Technologists and Pharmacy Technicians of Nigeria, Mr Balogun Adetola, has said that many public and private health facilities in the country are poorly staffed. He stated that the staffing decadence in health facilities was...
The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) is to begin an Antibiotic Stewardship Programme to curb abuse of antibiotics in the hospital and make it a model for others in the country. While condemning prevalent cases of abuse of administration...
The Kwara State Action Committee on HIV and AIDS (KWASACA) has recorded no fewer than 432 children infected with HIV and AIDS between January and June in Kwara. The Coordinator of KWASACA, Dr Seleem Alabi, disclosed this at the Nigeria...
Kwara State Government at the weekend said it has spent N1.1billion towards funding and implementation of community health insurance scheme to low income rural dwellers in the state. Under the scheme, the government said about 139,174 persons who were low...
The World Bank has earmarked the sum of $4m to strengthen health care service delivery in Kwara State.The Head of World Bank’s Health in Africa Initiative, Prof. Khama Rogo, disclosed this during the inauguration of the Kwara Health Insurance...
Kwara state police command has expressed worry over the alarming increase in the number of teenagers involved in illicit drug use, unprovoked attacks, cultism and armed robbery in the state, particularly, in Ilorin metropolis in the Kwara Central district...
The Nursing community in Nigeria was pervaded with great joy and extreme cheerfulness on Wednesday 23rd May, 2018 when the executive Governor of Kwara state His Excellency Abdulfatah Ahmed appointed a Nurse as his substantive commissioner for Health in...
The Kwara State Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says it will commence an indefinite strike on May 2. A statement issued on Thursday and signed by the state Chairman of MHWUN, Mr Muritala Olayinka, noted that the...