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Some midwives have identified quackery, ignorance, poor attitude of patients, late presentation of complicated cases and inadequate equipment as major challenges encountered in the profession in the country.
The governor disclosed that it was in the pursuit of quality healthcare services that his administration concluded plans to begin the construction of 20 technology-driven Primary Healthcare Centres, PHCs, across the state before the end of the month.
The Kaduna State Government says it has upgraded 77 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state in the last three years.
The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has advised medical doctors to check quackery, abuses and exorbitant charges in order to deliver affordable and quality healthcare.
Future Assured, an initiative of the wife of President, Aisha Buhari, is to establish a rehabilitation centre to cater for the children of the less privileged, who are suffering from one illness or another.
The federal government is deploying 1,335 basic midwives to Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) and other areas of critical need across the country.
The Governor of Abia, Mr Okezie Ikpeazu, on Monday in Umuahia launched free antenatal care programme to improving the healthcare delivery system in the state.
Dr Chris Agboghoroma, Chief Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, National Hospital, Abuja, has attributed maternal mortality rate in the country to dearth of human resources for healthcare and delivery at home.
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says primary health care is not the responsibility of the federal government but that of local governments.
The Bauchi State Drugs and Medical Consumable Management Agency (DMMA) recorded N200 million turnovers on its 2017 Drugs Revolving Fund (DRF) scheme, as against the N100 million profit recorded in 2016.
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.
The regent of Omu Ijesa in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State, Apata Modupe Akinyemi, has promised on behalf of her subjects and the entire people of Omu Ijesa to stand by President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming general elections with the affirmation that the entire community stands solidly with the All Progressive Congress (APC) administration in Osun state.
The Federal Government is targeting to offer affordable healthcare to about eight million low and middle-income Nigerians, in the first quarter of 2018, under a new health policy to be known as ‘Buharicare’.
The Bayelsa State Government has flagged of the distribution of essential drugs and basic medical equipment to one hundred and five Primary Healthcare Centres.
To achieve Universal Health Coverage, the federal government says it is revitalising 4,000 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs).
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Chief of Staff to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and one of the leading governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Uche Nwosu, has said that the antics of the newly-formed Coalition group of the party in the state has strengthened his determination to contest the governorship seat.
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An Australian archbishop has been convicted of covering up child sex abuse, becoming the most senior member of the Roman Catholic church to be charged and found guilty of the offence.
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Sunday said that it had set May 26 for rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations for more than 12, 000 candidates across the country.
The Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Olukayode Pitan, on Tuesday said that the lender had opened discussions with the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria and the Nigeria Export and Import Bank to de-risk its loan portfolios to small-scale businesses.
The Federal Government is to collaborate with states and the private sector to establish more technical colleges and vocation centres to bridge the gaps in the country’s manpower needs.
Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan on Sunday expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the All Progressive Congress congress that led to the emergence of party leaders at the state level.