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Nigerian Army donates clinic, borehole to Taraba community

Nigerian Army has inaugurated a Primary Health Care facility and a solar powered borehole worth millions of Naira which it donated to Ibi community in Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba.

Kaduna community gives health facility quit notice

The Ungwan Yelwa community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State has given a quick notice to the Primary Health Care (PHC) facility in the area to vacate the premises they are occupying.

Nigerian nurses lament over quackery menace in profession

National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has called for concerted efforts by stakeholders to curb the menace of quackery in the profession.

Federal government to mobilise civil servants to support primary healthcare system

The Federal Government on Thursday said it would mobilise civil servants to drive the national campaign for integrated Primary Health Care (PHC) services.

UNICEF: 4.3 million Nigerian children don’t benefit from vaccinations every year

The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says about 4.3 million children do not benefit from vaccinations every year.

Ibadan University College Hospital records 1,680 mental health cases in 1 year

Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Department at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says more than 1,680 cases of mental illness were treated in the facility in the last one year.

USAID partners Sokoto, Bauchi on primary health care

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed two agreements with Bauchi, Sokoto States and other stakeholders to expand access to quality, affordable health care in the two states.

Lagos begins health insurance scheme

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, said in Lagos on Monday that government was firming up arrangements to ensure the success of the scheme.

Ondo stakeholders urged to join action against Lassa fever

The Ondo State Government has appealed to major stakeholders in the state to support government in addressing the scourge of Lassa fever.

Kaduna local council spends N119m on rural projects

Jema’a Local Government in Kaduna State has spent over N119 million to complete infrastructural projects in the area, Alhaji Mu’azu Usman, Administrator of the local council, has said.

FCTA releases N23m for measles vaccination

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released the sum of N23 million for measles vaccination in the Territory in February.

Borno govt celebrates improved health care systems

Borno State Government has said that the general health care systems which include maternal and child care deliveries, immunisations and many other aspects have generally improved with the introduction of performance-based financing system.

Edo govt.to remodel 200 primary health centres

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Tuesday, said the state government has concluded arrangements to remodel 200 Primary Health Centres (PHCs) across the state.

FCT council commences polio immunisation, targets 70,000 children

The Primary Health Care Centre in Kuje Area Council, FCT on Saturday said it targets to immunise more than 70,000 children against polio.

Niger govt gives free education to 175 out of school children

The Niger State Government on Wednesday said it had started sponsoring 175 out-of-school children in various public primary and secondary schools in Minna.

Lagos generated N504 billion revenue in 2017 – Governor Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday commended residents of the state for supporting his administration to deliver on key projects in various sectors and sections. He said the state generated a total of N503.7 billion revenue in 2017 despite the harsh economic climate in the country.

FCT to immunise children against measles in February – official

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board, says plans have been concluded to immunise children against measles across the territory.

Kano govt to spend over N80m on health week

Kano State Government says it is planning to spend over N80 million in the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCH).

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