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UK to invest £360 million on diseases in Nigeria, others

The government of the United Kingdom has disclosed plans to invest £360m over the next five years with a view to saving over 200 million people suffering from Tricomia and other Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), in Nigeria and other African countries.

Nigeria is committed to universal health coverage – Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria is committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) in line with a presidential declaration on UHC in 2014 especially as the nation’s current out of pocket expenditure has risen to as high as 73.6 per cent.

Federal govt raises alarm over Nigeria’s population growth

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the weekend raised a fresh alarm over Nigeria’s rate of population growth.

Minister Isaac Adewole advocates direct funding for primary health care centres

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that “Decentralised Facility Financing” (DFF) was the best financing model for Primary Health Centres (PHCs) if Nigeria must achieve health for all by the year 2020.

Federal govt directs teaching hospitals to treat obstetric fistula free of charge

The Federal Ministry of Health has directed all teaching hospitals in Nigeria to embark on fistula repairs free of charge as part of efforts to reduce the backlog of the number of women living with the health condition, the Country Project Manager, Fistula Care Plus, Chief Iyeme Efem has said.

National Hospital inaugurates cancer treatment center

Also, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said if care was not taken, the number of people that die of cancer may rise astronomically from 10,000 yearly to 20,000 by the year 2030.

10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually – Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday in Abuja said 10,000 people die annually due to agony and lack of basic equipment for treatment of cancer.

World AIDS Day: Senate to enforce National Health Act in 2018

The President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said Senate would implement the 2014 National Health Act, especially the one per cent consolidated fund to enhance funding of Nigeria’s health system in 2018.

Nigeria’s economic growth to be driven by MSMEs – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria’s future economic growth will be driven by small and medium-sized businesses, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

Minister Isaac Adewole inaugurates National Advocates for Health

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday, inaugurated a group of eminent Nigerians as National Advocates for Health (NAH).

Senate to implement National Health Act next year – Senator Saraki

The President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said Senate would implement the 2014 National Health Act, especially the one per cent consolidated fund to enhance funding of Nigeria’s health system in 2018.

Federal govt reiterates commitment towards reducing Noma disease

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has reiterated the Federal government’s commitment to reducing the cases of Noma disease in Nigeria.

Federal govt plans N1 billion support to fight HIV/AIDS through NHIS

The Federal Government said on Monday that it would support the fight against HIV and AIDS programmes through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2018.

US resolute to fight HIV/AIDS in Nigeria – Ambassador Stuart Symington

The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, said on Monday that his country would remain committed to the fight against HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in Nigeria.

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