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NMA appeals to federal government to honour agreements with JOHESU

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has appealed to the Federal Government to honour all agreements with the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), and end the ongoing strike in the nation’s health sector.

Federal govt not to blame for poor state of primary health care facilities –...

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says primary health care is not the responsibility of the federal government but that of local governments.

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.

Minister Isaac Adewole advocates direct funding for primary health care centres

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that “Decentralised Facility Financing” (DFF) was the best financing model for Primary Health Centres (PHCs) if Nigeria must achieve health for all by the year 2020.

NPHCDA donates 45 scanning machines to Bauchi govt

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has donated 45 scanning machines to Bauchi State Government for Primary Health Centres (PHCs) across the state to reduce pregnancy related complications.

Kaduna govt to recruit 1, 000 health workers

Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Paul Dogo, says the government is processing the recruitment of over 1000 health professionals to boost health care delivery in the state.

Fed govt warns volunteers against selling N-Power devices

The Federal Government on Thursday warned that N-Power volunteers caught or implicated in the sale of the programme’s tablets would be dismissed.

Health minster decries paucity of doctors

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has decried the paucity of doctors in the country to render high level of medical services to Nigerians, saying something urgent has to be done to address the situation.

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