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Akwa Ibom pays N300m hospital bill for victims of collapsed church building

The Akwa Ibom State government says it has spent a total of N300 million as medical bills for victims of the Reigners Bible Church building collapse that occurred December 2016.

Lassa fever kills two in Imo, seven quarantined

Imo State Health Commissioner, Dr. Angela Uwakwem, has said that two residents of Owerri have died of Lassa fever which has resurfaced in the state.

Lassa fever outbreak: Death toll rises to four in Ebonyi

The death toll of victims of the Lassa fever outbreak in Ebonyi State has risen to four while 139 persons have been under surveillance, this is according to the state’s Health Commissioner, Daniel Umezuruike.

No hiding place for quackery in Anambra hospitals – official

Anambra state Health Commissioner, Dr Joe Akabuike, has warned those who engage in quackery in the health sector to shun the practice or be ready to face the wrath of the law.

Over 23, 000 women living with diabetes in Rivers – Princewill Chike

Rivers State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Princewill Chike, has disclosed that over 23,000 women live with diabetes in the state, saying that the victims were mainly pregnant women as well as those within the reproductive age.

Ebonyi denies reported case of monkey pox

Ebonyi State government has denied the reports that there was outbreak of monkey pox disease in the state.

Bayelsa suspends all health activities in schools over monkeypox vaccination rumour

The Bayelsa State Government on Friday announced the suspension of all forms of medical outreach program in public and private schools throughout the state.

10-year old confirmed dead as Lassa fever hits Kwara

Kwara state Health Commissioner, Suleiman Alege, has the death a ten-year-old boy in the state due to Lassa Fever.

Ogun residents to enjoy free eye treatment – commissioner

Ogun State Health Commissioner, Dr. Babtunde Ipaye, has said residents will benefit from a free eye surgery programme and a gift of recommended glasses to those with sight problems.

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