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Federal government appoints medical directors for six FMCs

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday night approved the appointment of two new Medical Directors and the re-appointment of four others across six Federal Medical Centers.

NMA urges federal govt to provide more functional equipment in tertiary institutions

The Nigeria Medical Association has urged the Federal and State Government to provide functional radiological equipment in public tertiary institutions for effective emergency care services across the country.

Fed govt canvasses support against diabetes, other non-communicable diseases

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has urged health partners to support the Federal Government’s efforts in tackling the menace of non-communicable, NCD diseases in Nigeria.

Medical directors decry current situation of NHIS

The Guild of Medical Directors has expressed dissatisfaction with the current situation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and called for a speedy resolution of the face off between it and the Federal Ministry of Health.

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An expert on hearing loss, Dr Bolajoko Olusanya, on Friday identified generators, some prescription drugs, and exposure to loud noise as major causes of hearing loss in the country.