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Midwives highlight factors affecting service delivery

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.

Governor Obaseki: Nigerians no longer need to seek medical treatment abroad

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.

Kaduna government upgrades 77 primary healthcare centres

The Kaduna State Government says it has upgraded 77 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state in the last three years.

Aisha Buhari urges doctors to check abuses, exorbitant charges

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.

Aisha Buhari’s Future Assured to establish centre for indigent children

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.

Official: Federal government deploys 1,335 basic midwives to PHCs across Nigeria

The federal government is deploying 1,335 basic midwives to Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) and other areas of critical need across the country.

Abia government introduces free antenatal care programme

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.

NMA: 13 health workers abducted in one year

The Nigeria Medical Association on Wednesday said it was worried about the spate of kidnapping of health personnel in the country, noting that 13 health workers were abducted since 2017.

Gynaecologist blames maternal mortality rate on unsupervised delivery

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.

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.

Two cases of Lassa fever confirmed in Delta

Delta State has confirmed two cases of the Lassa Fever infection, with one patient said to be dead.

Bauchi revolving fund recorded N200m profit in 2017

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.

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.

Osun communities pledge loyalty to APC

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.

Federal govt targets affordable healthcare for 8m citizens under new policy – Isaac Adewole

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’.

Bayelsa govt distributes drugs to primary health centres

The Bayelsa State Government has flagged of the distribution of essential drugs and basic medical equipment to one hundred and five Primary Healthcare Centres.

Fed govt revitalising 4,000 PHCs – Isaac Adewole

To achieve Universal Health Coverage, the Federal Government says it is revitalising 4,000 Primary Healthcare Centres.

4,000 PHCs being renovated across Nigeria – Isaac Adewole

To achieve Universal Health Coverage, the federal government says it is revitalising 4,000 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs).

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