Sunday, November 18, 2018
The United NationsChildren Fund, UNICEF,has urged media practitioners to protect the rights of children through ethical based reportage and in accordance with best global practices. Speaking during a two-day media workshop on ethical reporting on children in Ibadan, Oyo...
The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has restrained health workers under the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals from continuing or embarking on any strike action. According to a statement from the Federal Ministry of Health on Friday, the...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has set up a panel of experts to investigate the controversies surrounding the level of benzoic and ascorbic acid in the soft drinks being produced by the Nigerian Bottling Company. Adewole, in a...
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has asked the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to refund N2, 854,095,289.02 into the Consolidated Revenue Fund being Operating Surpluses for 2016. Also, the minister has summoned the...
The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to supervise the $500 million grant disbursement to the 36 states of the federation and FCT to address maternal and child health challenges in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole,...
The Federal Government has approved Sayana Press injectable contraceptive for self-injection by users, a change which advocates hope will improve access to the product. The United Kingdom has already approved self-injection. Other countries are considering doing the same. A press release...
The Ogun State Ministry of Health has entered into partnership with Power Oil Limited in its fight against heart-related disease, high blood pressure, in order to achieve a far-improved health status for the people in the state. The partnership is...
Fifteen months after the Ibom Specialty Hospital, Akwa Ibom State, began operations, the facility is yet to be connected to the national grid. The hospital which became operational in November, 2016 has continued to depend on generators to...
Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has commissioned an ultra modern 100 -bed General Hospital in Mgboko, Obingwa council area of the state. Speaking at the occasion, Ikpeazu who donated a million naira for the free treatment of people...
Rainstorm in parts of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital has destroyed buildings, medical and electricity infrastructures of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH) leading to partial disruption of medical services. The rain which fell heavily...