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The Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) has debunked corruption allegations leveled against it by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN).
Increasing funding towards improving the healthcare sector and ensuring the well-being of Nigerians remain a priority for the Buhari administration, even as it continues to ramp up efforts to effectively tackle non-communicable diseases and Tuberculosis and safeguard the lives of Nigerians.
The Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof Mohammed Sambo, on Wednesday, said the enrolees of the NHIS and the State Supported Health Insurance Scheme would come under one roof to ensure a central coordinating system.
Dr Charles Ononiwu, associate Professor and Chief Consultant Maxillofacial surgeon, says poor oral hygiene can lead to cancer in oral or facial region of the body.
Mrs. Abieyuwa Abel, a Social Anthropologist, has called on the Federal Government to use the National Health Act (NHA), 2014, to fast track Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Nigeria.
The Office of the Auditor General for the Federation has uncovered about N4.93bn unapproved allowances paid by the management of the National Health Insurance Scheme to its members of staff.
HealthCare Providers Association of Nigeria, HCPAN, has called for unequivocal and unwavering political will to drive health insurance and Universal Health Coverage, UHC, in Nigeria.
As debates continue on the Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme, the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has picked holes in its structure, saying, it lacks a constituted governing council.
The House of Representatives Joint-Committee on Insurance & Actuarial Matters, Health Services and Health Institutions, has disclosed that despite a steady guzzle of billions of public funds in 15 years, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has captured less than five per cent of Nigerians.
Dr. Mohammed Adis, Chairman, Nasarawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (SPHDA) says the state has 450 functional primary healthcare centres that run 24 hours service to deliver healthcare for the people.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Bank have commended Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on the launch of the Edo Healthcare Improvement Programme (Edo-HIP), which is aimed at making healthcare affordable and accessible to residents across the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has inaugurated the state’s Steering Committee on the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, to enable the state access the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund established by the Federal Government.
Mohammed Sambo, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says the scheme now covers some levels of cancer surgeries and chemotherapy.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that oncological services were very expensive in Nigeria due to the stages of diagnosis involved in confirming cancer diseases.
The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has called for the involvement of the States in health insurance schemes to enable speedy achievement of the Universal Health Coverage, UHC, in Nigeria.
World Athletics is set to rewrite the 2020 season calendar, following disruptions to sports schedules by the unfolding coronavirus drama worldwide.
The pandemic which is currently causing problems across the world has claimed thousands of lives, paralysed major activities and affected the economy.
Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.
One of Nigeria’s leading sex therapists, using a special herb known as Kayanmata, Oji Oghenetejiri, has declared unapologetically that most women have sexual problems.
The French champions have been heavily linked with a move for the Algerian winger, but City have no intentions of offloading the 29-year-old who joined them from English Premier League rivals Leicester City in 2018.
A Pakistani village where the country’s first death from the coronavirus was reported last week has seen an alarming rise in cases, officials said on Wednesday, indicating how quickly the community spread of the disease is taking place in the country.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it caught 149 candidates for various examination malpractices in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination which ended on Sunday, March 22.
In a letter to International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, written before Sunday’s IOC meeting, Coe said holding the Games in July 2020 was “neither feasible nor desirable” because of the global crisis.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York will postpone its April 28th presidential primary election until June 23rd, as the Empire State deals with the largest coronavirus outbreak in the US, the New York Times reports.
Rafael Nadal has issued a rallying cry and called on Spanish athletes to help raise 11 million euros ($12.07 million) to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.