Saturday, January 22, 2022
The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the drug use in Nigeria report, stating that the drug prevalence rate is 14.4 per cent. The bureau in a report, which was uploaded on its website, stated that the 14.4 per...
Yobe and Borno state governments in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners have officially declared an end of cholera outbreak in the two states. The declaration was made public in separate press conferences held by the...
More than 1 in 10 children worldwide are affected by armed conflict. < It is so unnerving that the American Academy of Pediatricians has proclaimed that armed conflict is a public health issue because as at November 2018, an estimated 246...
The result of the national survey of people living with HIV/AIDS will be out early next year, the Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr. Sani Aliyu has said.Aliyu who spoke yesterday in...
Dr. Mwajim Malgwi, an Adamawa State-based medical doctor, and his wife Elizabeth were reported killed on Sunday evening on their farm on the outskirts of Yola by unidentified gunmen. Othman Abubakar, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the killing, saying:...
Yobe State government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state. Dr Muhammad Kawuwa, the Commissioner for Health, stated this in a statement in Damaturu on...
The Maternal, New born and Child Health programme in Northern Nigeria (MNCH2) is holding a one day editorial roundtable aimed at introducing new evidences and resources on Maternal and child health and how the media can play a role...
•Union urged to embrace dialogue The Yobe State government has blamed threats by resident doctors to go on strike on communication gap. It urged the doctors to embace dialogue to resolve contentiou issues. Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) in Yobe State on...
The Association of Resident Doctors in Yobe State, on Wednesday issued a 21-day ultimatum to the state government, to address some issues they raised or they would embark on industrial action. Ali Mohammed, chairman of the association, stated this in...
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) Thursday directed health workers in Lagos, Kano and Yobe States “to tactically relax” the ongoing indefinite strike following the cooperation of the governors of these states. The directive to relax the strike in Lagos,...