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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.

My visit to South East an indication of my belief in Nigeria’s unity –...

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said his decision to visit Ebonyi State in the South-East geopolitical zone was an indication that he believed in the unity of the country.

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.

Minister Isaac Adewole elated as Chevron tackles HIV scourge in Nigeria with $5 million

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has expressed gratitude to Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) for donating a total of US$5 million to Global Fund to tackle HIV, tuberculosis and malaria for the implementation of the Chevron-Global Fund Anti-Retroviral Treatment Service Maintenance Program (ART Program) in Delta, Bayelsa, Ondo and Lagos States.

Health sector an important driver of economic growth – Isaac Adewole

In his bid to make the government at levels understand the important contributions of a healthy citizenry to the attainment of enviable Gross Domestic Product, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has noted that globally, the health sector is an important driver of economic growth.

Over one million Nigerians accessing anti-retroviral therapy – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Government said as at the end of June 2017, the number of Nigerians placed on anti-retroviral therapy is 1,050,594, as against 983,980 reported at the end of last year.

Anti-Malaria campaign records laudable progress – Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Adewole, says the anti-malaria campaign has achieved remarkable progress with the prevalence dropping from 42 per cent in 2012 to 27 per cent in 2015.

Anti-snake bite venom not out of stock – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Government yesterday refuted the rumour that public hospitals have ran out of anti-snake venom for treatment of snake bite patients.

Health ministry warns agencies against flouting spending limits

The Ministry of Health has warned heads of health agencies and parastatals of sanctions against flouting their statutory expenditure limits and spending without due approval.

Nigeria not lacking anti-snake venom – Isaac Adewole

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has debunked rumour that government has ran out of stock of the anti-snake venom for the treatment of snake bite victims.

Fed govt to distribute 13m malaria nets – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Government says it will distribute 13 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) in collaboration with other stakeholders in six selected states.

Amity Awards will boost citizens’ confidence in Nigerian hospitals – Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has commended the organisers of the Amity Awards, saying the recognition accorded health sector workers would build citizens’ confidence in Nigerian healthcare delivery system and curb medical tourism to overseas hospitals.

President Buhari is working hard – Oba Adekunle Aromolaran

The Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran, has lauded the federal government for its economic recovery efforts, with particular reference to the anti-corruption fight of the President Mohammadu Buhari led administration, noting that sanity is beginning to be the other of the day in the country.

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