Thursday, April 25, 2019
An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the northeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.<!--more-- One of those killed had tested positive for Ebola after coming down with a haemorrhagic fever last month in Bas-Uele, a province which borders...
The FCT Primary Health Care Development Board (FCTPHCDB) will hold the 2017 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week between May 15 and 19. The Executive Secretary, FCTPHCDB, Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed, revealed this at the opening of a social mobilisation...
THE Trade Union Congress (TUC) has attributed the mass exodus of health workers from Enugu State to the alleged non-implementation of the Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) by the state government THE Trade Union Congress (TUC) has attributed the mass...
The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved the introduction of new International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis otherwise called yellow card for the country. Yellow card is a proof of vaccination required for going to or from countries that are at...
The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria have said that they are equally as relevant to the health care delivery system of the country as doctors. In a statement signed by AHAPN Chairman, Mr. Martins Oyewole, and his...
The Federal Government, on Thursday, put the number of suspected cases of cerebrospinal meningitis reported in 23 states at 13,420 with 1,069 deaths, representing a case fatality ratio of eight percent. The government, however, noted that the response to the...
The Federal Government, on Thursday, said some of the schoolgirls released by Boko Haram militants over the weekend would need surgery for various ailments. The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Jummai Alhassan, who said this at a...
The National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC) in Kano, has donated wheelchairs to four physically challenged students in the state. The state NYSC Coordinator, Alhaji Ladan Baba, while presenting the wheelchairs to the beneficiaries on Thursday in Kano, said the gesture...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the number of new cases of suspected Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) is declining in most affected states as more vaccines arrive. The Communication Manager of NCDC, Dr Lawal Bakare, made this known...
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) will not work as presently being operated, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) President Dr. Mike Ogorima said yesterday. He said only the formal sector still enjoying the scheme, thereby cutting off the informal sector. Ogorima spoke yesterday...