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10,000 to benefit from free medical service in Anambra

Ten thousand persons are to benefit from the free medical services being packaged by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Anaocha, Dunukofia Njikoka Federal Constituency in Anambra State, Mr Elijah Onyeagba.

Minister launches President Buhari’s re-election initiative

As part of effort to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has launched ‘Buhari Leekan Si’ (Buhari for another term) project.

Bauchi government tasked on special package for PHCs

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of Bauchi State Network of Civil Society Organisations (BASNEC) has called the State Government to implement the Minimum Service Package (MSP) for Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state.

Edo government commences health improvement programme, trains 174 health workers

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said 174 health workers have been trained in selected Primary Healthcare Centres across the state with 1,700 others shortlisted to partake in the exercise under the administration’s Health Improvement Programme (HIP), which is a coordinated effort to reposition primary healthcare delivery.

Lagos reassures residents of easy access to primary healthcare

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday reassured Lagos residents of easy access to primary healthcare centres in various communities across the state to ensure universal health coverage.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government to recruit more health workers for PHCs

The Zamfara Government plans a massive recruitment of health workers for its Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state, an official has disclosed.

Minister: Primary healthcare gulps 64% funding in health sector

The federal government yesterday said it had changed the structure of healthcare funding in the country, with primary healthcare gulping about 64 per cent of the funds in the health sector.

Official: 50 PHCs to run 24-hour services in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says it will soon introduce 24-hour services in 50 healthcare facilities across the territory.
Cross River Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu

Cross River revitalizes 46 primary healthcare centres within three years

The Cross River Government on Monday said it had revitalized 46 Primary Healthcare Centres within three years in order to boost health service delivery in the state.
Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)

ANRP: How Abacha loot should be spent

The party also urged that the loot be used to improve the education sector with a view to ensuring that children of the poor enrol in schools to receive quality education.

Delta government to renovate 107 primary healthcare centres

The Delta State Government has approved the renovation of 107 Primary Healthcare Centres designated for the Contributory Health Scheme in the state.

Kwara government spends N8.6 billion on infrastructure development

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has disclosed that N8.6billion was expended for infrastructural development across the state.

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.

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