Health

NAUTH CMD Seeks Employment of 1000 Staff From FG

Thursday, July 18, 2024
The Chief Medical Director Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital(NAUTH), Anambra State, Prof. Joseph Ugboaja has requested that the Federal Government employs additional 1000 medical staff to fill up the workforce needed to enhance healthcare services and delivery in the facility. Prof Ugbo ...

NACA Celebrates Progress In HIV/AIDS Treatment And Calls For Sustainable Future

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Lagos, 07 July, 2024 - The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) announced that out of an estimated two million Nigerians who are living with HIV, about 1.7 million are receiving treatment. NACA rsquo;s Director-General, Temitope Ilori, shared this milestone at a retreat in Lagos titled: l ...

Sedentary Lifestyles: A Global Health Crisis, Says WHO

Saturday, July 6, 2024
It is no more news that a new data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a concerning trend as it says nearly one third (31%) of adults worldwide, approximately 1.8 billion people, did not meet recommended levels of physical activity in 2022. Against the backdrop of the foregoing, ...

Cholera Outbreak Hits Lagos Prison As 25 Cases Confirmed

Monday, July 1, 2024
Lagos State government has confirmed a cholera outbreak at Kirikiri Medium Security Prison, with 25 inmates affected by severe gastroenteritis. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, while giving an update on the outbreak of cholera in the state on Sunday, said that urgent medical and e ...

Green-the-Red Health Sector Cluster: Driving Desired Change in Ebonyi Health Bud

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
The popular adage universally referenced whenever it comes to comparing importance of competing public sector expenditure, Health is wealth buttresses the imperative of the sector in the determination of the wellbeing of a people. That also, justifies the general clamour for enhanced public invest ...

Don't Drink Locally Prepared Zobo, Fura—FG Warns Nigerians As Cholera Suspected

Monday, June 24, 2024
The Federal Government has called on Nigerians to avoid locally made Kunu, Zobo and Fura to prevent cholera disease. The Minister of State for Environment, Iziaq Salako, gave the directive in a statement on Monday in Abuja, while urging the public to be more vigilant and to imbibe good sanitation ...

Health Workers Declare 7-day Warning Strike In Oyo

Sunday, June 23, 2024
The Oyo State chapter of the Medical and Health Workers rsquo; Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has declared seven-day warning strike to press the demands of its members to the government. In a letter titled, ldquo;Notification of Industrial Action rdquo;, issued in Ibadan, Comrade John Fabunmi, Chairma ...

Oyo Govt Rolls Out Measures To Prevent Cholera Outbreak In Public Schools

Saturday, June 22, 2024
The Oyo State government has announced measures to prevent cholera outbreaks in public basic schools in the State. This is as the government advised head teachers to ensure that food handlers follow strict hygiene practices to prevent contamination. The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal ...

Nigeria Runs Out Of Cholera Vaccines As Death Toll Hits 40

Saturday, June 22, 2024
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the country does not have enough vaccines for Cholera as the death toll from the outbreak reached a record high of 40 as at Friday 2024. This is as the global health body, World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Friday a spike in cholera ...

Cholera Outbreak: Death Toll Rises To  21, Cases Increases To 401 In Lagos

Thursday, June 20, 2024
The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Health, Dr Kemi Ogunyemi, said that the suspected cholera cases in the state have increased to 401 with 21 fatalities. The statement noted that Lagos Island, Kosofe, and Eti Osa recorded the highest numbers. This was disclosed in a statement i ...
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