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JOHESU issues fresh ultimatum to federal government

The Joint Health Sector Union has given a one month fresh ultimatum to the Federal Government to meet their demands or risk a nationwide strike.

Police: Why we’ve not arraigned housemaid who attempted to kill her boss

The police are yet to arraign the housemaid who allegedly attempted to kill her boss, 10 days after the attack at her residence in Ejigbo area of Lagos.

Isaac Adewole: Federal govt can’t solely handle Nigeria’s health needs

Minister for Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said that the present global economic recessions have not made the Federal Government to solely meet all the health needs of the nation and her people.

Minister hails Shell for donating cancer treatment machine

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has lauded the Shell Petroleum Development Company for donating cancer treatment machine, which he said would contribute immensely to the fight against cancer in Nigeria.

Workers’ strike grounds Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu

Activities at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital in Enugu have been grounded following an industrial action by the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) in the health facility.

National Hospital receives new radiotherapy machine

The new machine, when installed, is expected to enable the hospital attend to more cancer patients in the country, officials say.

Extend NHIS to cover infertility problems – UITH chief

Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Professor Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has advocated that the nation’s National Health Insurance Scheme, (NHIS) should capture persons facing medically confirmed infertility problems.

NAPTIP arrests medical doctor over baby factory in Abuja

The Medical Doctor running an illegal maternity and baby factory in Nyanya, near Abuja, has been arrested and his facilities sealed.

Edo govt solicits federal govt assistance to tackle Lassa fever

The Edo State Government has solicited for assistance from the Federal Government to tackle the increasing number of Lassa fever patients being admitted at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH) in the state.

Alleged Lassa fever in Calabar untrue – UCTH chief

Chief Medical Director of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Prof. Thomas Agan, on Thursday said the laboratory result of the reported case of a pregnant woman suspected to have died of Lassa Fever, proved negative.

UCH Ibadan acquires cancer treatment machines worth N28 million

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says it will intensify preventive medicine and health promotion as alternatives to curative medicine in the treatment of breast cancer.

Lassa fever: Delta donates protective kits to FMC Asaba to curtail plague

The Delta State Government has donated personal protective medical equipment to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, as part of efforts to curtail the scourge of Lassa fever in the state.

Lassa fever: Nigeria records 77 victims, 21 deaths

The National Coordinator, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, says 21 deaths have been recorded from the 77 confirmed cases in the current outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria.

We responded swiftly to outbreak of Lassa Fever in Ebonyi – health minister

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said that the Federal Government through its various Health Agencies responded promptly to the outbreak of Lassa fever in Ebonyi State following notification.


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Suspected robbers snatch N16m from NNPC filling station staff

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