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Kaduna upgrades 226 health facilities

Kaduna State Government says it has upgraded 226 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) out of the 255 functional PHCs in the state.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi upgrades child birth units, renovates health centres

The Bauchi government says it has renovated and upgraded 26 existing childbirth spacing units in seven local government areas in the state, in its efforts at ensuring safe child delivery.

Delta primary healthcare workers decry lack of protective equipments

Some health workers at Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in Delta State have decried the lack of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) in view of the ravaging COVID-19.

NMA decries obstruction of NCDC by Kogi, Cross River governments

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has decried the continued obstruction of the National Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) by the Kogi and Cross River State Governments.
Governor Godwin Obaseki, while on self-isolation, keeps himself busy as he awaits the result of his COVID-19 test.

Edo screens over 40,000 persons for coronavirus

The Edo State Government has screened over 40,000 persons in the state for coronavirus (COVID-19), leveraging a strategic partnership with private hospitals, clinics and pharmacies, which complement the screening exercise ongoing across designated government hospitals.

NPHCDC: Primary health care centres not affected by lockdown

The general public, especially parents and caregivers have been informed that all Primary Health Care Centres, PHCs, remain open throughout the country, including states with a lockdown order.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Coronavirus: Ogun extends ban to schools, worship centres

The Ogun State Government has said the ban on high-density gatherings affects all schools- whether they are public or privately run, as well as all religious activities in the state.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF, Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote hail Yobe’s progress in primary healthcare

The achievement made by Yobe State Government in Primary Healthcare delivery particularly in routine immunization and primary healthcare delivery has received commendations from their major partners; Bill Gate, Aliko Dangote and Unicef.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa executive council approves N2.9 billion for road, airport project

The Nasarawa State Executive Council has approved the sum of N2.9 billion for the construction of the 15km Sisin Baki-Kwarra road in Wamba Local Government Area, as well as the completion of the Lafia cargo airport.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Bauchi, UNICEF renovate 43 primary healthcare centres

Bauchi State Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), have renovated a total of 43 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF renovates 34 PHCs in Bauchi

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has renovated 34 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in Bauchi State to ensure child survival and improve the healthcare infrastructure.
The Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Street To School Initiative, has unveiled a newly renovated ultra-modern Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) for residents of Surulere Community in Agbado-Oke-Odo, Lagos

Japanese embassy, street to school unveils ultra-modern PHC in Lagos

In line with the Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Street To School Initiative, has unveiled a newly renovated ultra-modern Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) for residents of Surulere Community in Agbado/ Oke-Odo, Lagos State.

Nasarawa PHCs in shambles despite $500,000 funding from Bill Gates

Primary Health Care centres across Nasarawa State are in a deplorable state, with most facilities ill-equipped and inadequately staffed, according to an investigation.

Military treats over 300 Mushin residents in free medical outreach

More than 300 residents of Mushin, on Thursday, benefitted from a free medical outreach organised by the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) in Oshodi, Lagos.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Federal government hails Edo governor on launch of social health insurance scheme

The Federal Government has commended the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki for launching the Edo State Social Health Insurance Scheme, designed to make healthcare affordable and accessible to residents across the state.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

1,120 primary healthcare centres gone kaput in Niger

In what may be described as a mockery of Nigeria’s commitment to ensuring universal health coverage for all citizens by 2030, over 1,120 out of 1,400 existing Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in Niger state are no longer functional.

UNICEF hands over 22 renovated PHCs to Bauchi government

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bauchi office, on Tuesday handed over 22 renovated Primary Health Centres (PHCs) it renovated to the state government to enhance health care delivery in the state.

WHO urges countries to invest one per cent GDP in primary health care

Countries must invest at least one per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP) in primary health care development in order to achieve Universal Health Coverage, a new World Health Organisation report has said.

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