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Primary Health Care centres across Nasarawa State are in a deplorable state, with most facilities ill-equipped and inadequately staffed, according to an investigation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.
No fewer than one thousand people, including children have benefited from the free surgical intervention offered by the Lagos State Government and a non-governmental organisation, BOSKOH Lagos Healthcare Mission.
A Medical General Practitioner, Dr Olukayode Akinlade, on Tuesday, urged government at all levels to increase and improve access to quality primary health care services across Nigeria.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off a free healthcare programme aimed at combating organ impairment and life-threatening ailments in children.
The Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area (AOLG), has advised residents of the area, particularly parents and women, to ensure they always stay healthy and protected against diseases.
Bauchi State governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has reiterated that the provision of quality healthcare services remains one of the priorities of his administration.
The Emir of Shonga in Kwara, Haliru Yahaya, says 70 per cent of health challenges in the state can be handled at Primary Health Care (PHC) centres if they are adequately funded.
Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has lamented the invasion of monkeys from the Osun Osogbo groove as they vandalized the trauma centre at State hospital, Asubiaro in Osogbo.
The Federal Government says it will work closely with state governments towards providing quality healthcare services for the populace with a view to achieving Universal Health Coverage.
The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) has started a free medical and surgical services in AMAC and Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
A medical doctor and the Secretary-General of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Dr Kunle Olajide, has called on the Federal Government to decentralise the nation’s health sector and adhere strictly to the Abuja 2001 Declaration on Health.
Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
Manchester United face mounting competition to secure the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, as Chelsea have now joined the fray.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.
The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.
A lawyer, Femi Falana, on Sunday said the federal government has applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja for an order of transfer the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare, from the custody of the State Security Service (SSS) to prison.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry admits the club would be lost without Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and is hoping for an improvement from the Gunners as Freddie Ljungberg looks to put his own stamp on the team.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has seemingly rubbished reports that he has told his players that he is close to the sack, slamming the ‘made up blatant lies’.
The Forty-seven-year-old grandmother, Tope Akinola, who was recently arrested by the Ogun state police command for poisoning her your two-day-old granddaughter in Ogun state has revealed that she didn’t know it was against the law to kill the two-day-old granddaughter. She further revealed that she did it out of poverty and not because she didn’t like the baby’s father.
Bose, the wife of the late human rights activist, Beko Ransome-Kuti, has died at the age of 74 years.