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The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has reiterated the Federal government’s commitment to reducing the cases of Noma disease in Nigeria.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Federal Government yesterday refuted the rumour that public hospitals have ran out of anti-snake venom for treatment of snake bite patients.
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.
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.
The Federal Government says it will distribute 13 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) in collaboration with other stakeholders in six selected states.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Theresa May urged the EU to "step forward together" with Britain on Friday as the bloc's leaders hoped she would finally offer a compromise to reach a Brexit divorce deal in December.
The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, has implored the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to let peace reign in the state by allowing the Ijaw people to choose their own traditional rulers just like other locals.
The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Friday warned drivers, especially commercial drivers, against night journeys due to its grievous consequences, if anything goes wrong.
The Chairman of Southern Senators Forum, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has expressed optimism that addressing the issue of restructuring will guarantee national integration.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje said this in Kano on Friday at the second day of the NDIC workshop for financial journalists.
Zimbabwe soldiers blocked thousands of protesters as they tried to march on embattled President Robert Mugabe's official residence in Harare on Saturday, an AFP correspondent on the scene said.
Riyad Mahrez insists he is happy at Leicester City and is refusing to think about what might happen in the January transfer window.
More than N70 million was realised on Saturday in Kano at the launching of a book written on the life of Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I, the grandfather of Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II.
Four-time NPFL champions Kano Pillars have reclaimed the pre-season Gold Cup Tournament they first won in 2015 after they pipped defending champions Lobi Stars 1-0 today in Ilorin.
The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to China, Mr. Wale Oloko, says Nigerians are not the targets of the recent Chinese police action on illegal immigrants in Guangzhou, China, as is being circulated in and out of the country.