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Declare state of emergency in health sector- NANNM

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The National president, National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives(NANNM), Comrade Abdulrafiu Adeniji have called on the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in the health sector. Adeniji who made the call on Wednesday in Abuja noted that an emergency approach was needed to r ...

No Lassa Fever In Borno – Health Commissioner

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The town of Lassa after which the disease Lassa Fever is named may be in Borno but the State Government says it currently has no case of Lassa Fever. The Borno state Commissioner of Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia has said that borno state curewntly does not have anty case of Lassa Fever from any ...

Statement from the African Leaders Malaria Alliance on the Commonwealth Heads of

Friday, April 20, 2018
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (20 April 2018) ndash; The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) welcomes today rsquo;s commitment by 53 Commonwealth leaders to halve malaria across the Commonwealth within the next five years. The game-changing commitment followed this week rsquo;s Malaria ...

OAUTHC health workers down tool as JOHESU declare nationwide strike 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Health workers at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH), Ile-Ife, Osun State have joined the nationwide strike declared by the Joint Health Staff Union (JOHESU) over non implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding that the Federal Government signed with the union. The Presi ...

Borno State: Cholera Kills 3 while 700 Other Recorded Cases

Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Borno state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia has said that three persons were confirmed dead from another cholera outbreak in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State. He also added that 700 cases of cholera epidermic were recorded in Baga, Doron Baga and Kukawa towns, of the sa ...

2018 World Health Day: Delta Government To Achieve Universal Health Coverage

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The Delta State Government has reiterated its commitment to achieving Universal Health Coverage through its relevant health policies as contained in its SMART Agenda. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, gave the disclosure in a statement as part of activities to mark the 201 ...

AHRC Observes World's Autism Awareness Day, Urges Education and Awareness:

Monday, April 2, 2018
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA), joins the rest of the world in observing the international World Autism Awareness Day that falls on April 2 of every year. On November of 2007, April 2 was declared by the United Nations General Assembly as World Autism Awareness Day to highlight the ...

  How Prof Ugboma is transforming UPTH

Saturday, March 31, 2018
Prof Henry Ugboma is one of the heads of tertiary health institutions recently appointed by Mr President and whose appointments took effect from 31st December 2017. His appointment seems to be timely as patients were already losing their trusts in the hospital. Before his appointment, ...

Save Me from Dying —Nnagbogu, Kidney Failure Patient Pleads.

Thursday, March 29, 2018
In an emotion-laden voice, Joseph Obichukwu Nnagbogu a kidney failure patient has pleaded with all men of goodwill to save him from dying as he battles to free his self from the clutches of this life-threatening illness; a treatment medical experts say will require the sum of thirteen million Nai ...

Gov. Amosun, Lanre Tejuosho, Alaba Lawson To Commission St Ives Clinic Abeokuta

Monday, March 26, 2018
Come Sunday, April 1, 2018, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Executive Governor of Ogun State will join scores of Nigeria rsquo;s eminent personalities to grace the commissioning of Dr Tunde Okewale rsquo;s newly-built St. Ives Clinic in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The new state-of- ...

Delta Tackles Spread Of Tuberculosis With Over 290, 000 Centres

Monday, March 26, 2018
The Delta State Government said it has established over 290, 000 centres in its health facilities across the state for the treatment of Tuberculosis (TB). The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, made this known during a State wide broadcast as part of activities to celebrate the ...

FG urges Nigerians to adopt ACT malaria treatment, discontinue monotherapy Mal

Friday, March 23, 2018
The Federal Government has on Thursday in Abuja urged Nigerians to discontinue the use of oral monotherapy for the treatment of malaria and adopt Artemisinin based Combination Therapy (ACT) for the elimination of malaria. The National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP ...

40 per cent of households in Nigeria do not have access to clean water sources -

Thursday, March 22, 2018
The United Nations Children 39;s Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that 40 per cent of households in Nigeria do not have access to clean water sources and that 69 million people drink unsafe water in the country. Speaking on the International World Water Day, the Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hy ...
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