Sunday, December 9, 2018
Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue has promised to provide more structures at the State’s Schools of Nursing and Midwifery, Makurdi, as part of his administration’s plans toward making the institutions degree awarding. Ortom made the disclosure on Tuesday in...
Former Minister of Health and President of the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, has urged health professionals in the country to work in harmony to tackle issues for the good of the country.” Adelusi-Adeluyi, who...
The current strike by some medical workers at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yenagoa, has grounded activities at the hospital. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some categories of health workers in the hospital went on strike...
The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning says 90 per cent of women in northern Nigeria give birth to their babies at home. The Chairman, Board of Trustees, AAFP, Sani Jabbi, said this while addressing journalists at the...
The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja launched a 10-year Agricultural Sector Food Security and Nutrition Strategy to combat malnutrition and food insecurity in the country. Launching the document, Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, expressed...
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II said he had sponsored kidney transplant to be done on a 22-year-old man, Nayif Ismail, at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH). Ismail has been battling with severe kidney disease for...
A 17-year-old patient, Ganiyu Jinadu, who sustained severe burns from a gas explosion at a fuel station in Abeokuta has been ‘detained’ by management of Federal Medical Hospital, FMC, Abeokuta over the inability of his family to offset the...
THE Federal Government has donated drugs and other essential commodities to an undisclosed medical facility for the rehabilitation of the 82 rescued Chibok school girls. The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, presented the items to the clinic on Monday...
There are reports that the federal government’s alleged negligence of initial warnings by health organisation was what led to massive lost of lives due to meningitis outbreak. Before the first case of Meningitis was recorded in Zamfara State, the...
GOV Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday urged the people of the state to undergo regular health check in order to prevent sudden death. Okowa spoke in Ozoro, Delta, at the commencement of the second phase of the eye screening...