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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.
To reduce the burden of treating cancer, a terminal disease claiming over 40, 000 Nigerians yearly, the federal government is planning to roll out a cancer treatment fund, health minister, Osagie Ehanire, has said.
People living with Albinism have appealed to Federal Government for full implementation of National Eye Policy to improve access to eye health services in the country.
The German Minister of Health, Mr Jens Spahn, has announced 30.5millon euros support to Nigeria to end polio, enhance health security and strengthen the country’s health system.
The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, has urged the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, to focus on improving the status of primary healthcare in the country in order to make a significant difference in the fortunes of the nation’s healthcare industry.
Delta State Ministry of Health, in collaboration with LinkGate Corporate Resources Limited, recently staged a health exhibition during the National Council on Health (NCH), in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today for New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74).
An average of 20,000 cases of snake bites are recorded in Nigeria annually, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said.
The Federal Government has restated its commitment to providing healthcare service delivery, saying this remains a major priority of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
The World Health Organisation has said four out of ten patients are ‘harmed’ during the process of seeking medical care.
The Federal Government says it is determined to reduce maternal mortality rate from 576 per 100,000 birth in 2013 to 288 per 100,000 births in 2022.
National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has predicted that the APC would win the forthcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
Doctors, under the aegis of the Medical Guild, have called on the new Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, to improve on the nation’s health sector and continue from where his predecessor, Isaac Adewole, stopped.
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The Osun Police Command has arrested one Teslim Raji, also known as Akerele, and his accomplice, Femi Bamidele, for alleged serial killings, kidnappings and gun running, within the Ikire axis of the state.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has commiserated with the victims of Wednesday’s fire outbreak in Ochanja Market, Onitsha, Anambra.
The Kaduna State Police Command, said the Police Academy Wudil will begin the screening of candidates for the 7th Regular Course on Oct. 24.
The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El Rufai, has been appointed as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Kogi State polls.
A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has struck out a suit seeking the sack of Dr. Babatunde Fowler as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s pronouncement on Thursday for a forensic audit to be undertaken on the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has continued to attract commendation from stakeholders from the region.
A commuter airplane carrying 42 people, including a high school swimming team, went off the runway while landing at a small Alaska community on the Bering Sea.
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has raised the alarm over the worsening state of roads , especially Federally owned ones across the country. This was even as it condemned the rising wave of harassment of its members by touts, popularly called area boys.