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The Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has said the state, for over 64 months, did not record a single case of wild poliovirus.
The German government has commended Nigeria’s efforts in the eradication of polio, having achieved the milestone of reaching three years without reporting any case of wild poliovirus.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever/measles/rubella laboratory network. The three new laboratories are the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu and NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the Senate has mandated its relevant Committee to ensure an improvement in the implementation of the budgetary allocation to the nation's primary healthcare system.
Steps to certify Nigeria polio free by the World Health Organization (WHO) has commenced, with the arrival of officials of the Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for a two-week visit to the country to conduct critical analysis and verify the accuracy of certification documents prepared by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
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 federal government has launched a large-scale campaign to vaccinate children in 19 northern states.
In its effort to combat the menacing occurrences of measles and meningitis among children, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), World Health Organisation (WHO), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance have kicked off a campaign to reach more than 28 million children with lifesaving vaccines.
In an effort to continue boosting the immunity of children against measles and meningitis, the Federal Government, through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) launched a campaign to reach more than 28 million children with lifesaving vaccines.
Despite investing over €200 million in Nigeria’s health sector, the European Union (EU) has said there is still a long way to go in the country’s immunisation programme.
The Executive Director/CEO of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, on Wednesday said Nigeria had begun the process of documentation towards the final stages of being declared a polio-free society, saying that by June 2020, the country could achieve the status.
National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) and local and international partners rolled out the drums in Abuja on Wednesday to celebrate three years without a case of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in Nigeria.
Not less than 20 children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in Nasarawa State are reported to have died and more are expected to follow due to the non availability of the food supplements used for management of children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in the various general hospitals across the state.
About 26.7million Nigerian children between one and seven years of age are currently facing the risk of contracting meningitis, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) warned on Friday.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) with World Health Organisation (WHO) and Ebonyi Government are responding to the outbreak of yellow fever in the state, an official says.
Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year ban from European competitions, could see them implicate Liverpool over allegations that the Reds hacked into their scouting database.
Mikel Arteta admitted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has erased any doubts about his commitment after Arsenal’s captain led by example with a double in their 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday.
Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
Nigerian duo, Emmanuel Dennis and David Okereke have been named in Club Brugge’s squad for Thursday Europa League Round of 32 clash Manchester United.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has claimed the hostile fans inside the Wanda Metropolitano affected his Liverpool team and influenced the referee, following their 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the federal government to enforce the Tobacco Control Regulations without any further delay, following the gazetting of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Regulations 2019.
Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu and others during the foundation laying ceremony of Ada Emeabiam Development Centre (ADEDEC), in Emeabiam, Imo State.
The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has said the recent visa ban to Nigerians will be reviewed, if certain conditions are met.