Wednesday, September 22, 2021
The Lagos State government has started the process of regulating organ harvest and transplantation through a bill that would create a department for its regulation at the state Ministry of Health. To achieve this aim, the state’s House of Assembly...
The Federal Government stated on Monday that 88 percent of 4 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines supplied to the country a few months ago have been utilised so far. It added that a combined number of 3,441,146 Nigerians...
Stakeholders in the health space have stressed that one of the major reasons for Nigeria’s slow economic growth and a low rating for other socio-political indices, is due to its high fertility rate. While noting that the fertility rate globally...
The federal government has added passengers from South Africa to the list of countries restricted for travellers due to the surge in the country’s COVID-19 cases. In May, the federal government had banned passengers from Brazil, India, and Turkey due...
Orphans in Oyo state will soon enjoy a special health insurance programme, says Gov. Seyi Makinde as he hosted orphanage administrators at Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, on Saturday. The governor, who stated that his administration would continue to give the...
The Lagos state government has tasked consultant pharmacists to rededicate their efforts in ensuring quality healthcare services to clients and patients at all levels. Recall that more than 1, 500 fellows of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP),...
LAGOS, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Seven people were confirmed killed following an outbreak of cholera in Nigeria's capital Abuja, local health authorities said Thursday. A total of 91 suspected cases have been recorded in Abuja as of Wednesday, Mohammed Kawu,...
Following intelligence and surveillance, narcotic officers of the Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a medical doctor, Jane Chioma Ofoma, in Auchi, Edo State, for allegedly dealing in drugged cookies. Ofoma was arrested...
After seven months of unpaid salaries by the management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) Calabar, a faction of health care professionals undergoing internship with the hospital, recently took to the streets and social media to demand...
The Nigeria Female Youth Organisation (NFYO), a non-governmental organisation, has urged appropriate authorities to make sex and reproductive health education compulsory in post primary schools. Mimi Peters, President, NFYO, made the call on Saturday while addressing newsmen in Abuja during...