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The Joint National Assembly Committee on Health has announced that it would hold the 4th second edition of the annual legislative summit on health onMay 23 to 25, in Abuja.
Experts have called on the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) to utilise the N126 billion allocated for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the health budget judiciously, to build a resilient health system in the country.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has commended Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s commitment towards women empowerment, owing to his deliberate efforts in making women to occupy 43% of appointive positions in Kaduna state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday charged the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, to ensure proper utilisation of Global Fund’s Health grant of $890 million to support Nigeria’s fight against HIV-AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria in the next three years.
Benue state Government has flagged off the COVID-19 Vaccination at the Benue state University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH) Makurdi.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is strengthening collaboration with the office of Kebbi State Governor’s wife to champion early cancer detection to eliminate the disease in the country.
The NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof. Mohammad Sambo, told newsmen on the sidelines of the retreat in Kaduna that it was to educate the top management on the plan, which was developed to ensure sustainable Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country.
Prof Mohammed Sambo, Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says the company has achieved Universal Health Coverage (UHC) of the nation’s formal sector.
Mohammed Sambo, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says the agency has achieved Universal Health Coverage (UHC) of the nation’s formal sector.
A total of 500,000 women in the Commonwealth nations are living with cervical cancer, the Commonwealth Medical Association, CMA, said
The number of cancer cases in Africa has doubled in the past 20 years, the Regional Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Matshidiso Moeti, has said.
Nasir Sambo, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) said the Buhari administration has disbursed N518 million to Sokoto State Government in 2020 as National Healthcare Intervention Fund aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable persons in the society.
In what could be described as a proactive move to prepare for the planned COVID-19 vaccines promised by the Federal Government, Ekiti State has acquired 187 solar-powered cold chain refrigerators for vaccine storage for its primary healthcare centres in the 177 wards of the state.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgency to strengthen Nigeria’s health facilities and improve the quality of care delivered especially in the public health facilities which provided the first line of medical care during the pandemic.
The Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) says there is need for better preparedness to wade off resurgence of COVID-19 and any other potential pandemics.The Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) says there is need for better preparedness to wade off resurgence of COVID-19 and any other potential pandemics.
United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, on Tuesday, said key populations such as sex workers and gay men accounted for 50 per cent of new HIV cases in the world.
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Monday in Abuja advocated the adoption of simple household health practices that would change poor health behaviours and reduce disease burden.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe, says the senate has passed a bill that will make health insurance mandatory for all Nigerians.
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its 65 days industrial strike with effect from Thursday, following an agreement reached between the union and the federal government.
Declan Rice hopes to be toasting Euros glory with his first ever pint of beer having overcome the knee injury that threatened to rule him out for England this summer.Declan Rice hopes to be toasting Euros glory with his first ever pint of beer having overcome the knee injury that threatened to rule him out for England this summer.
Security agencies on Saturday took over strategic public spaces to frustrate protests organised across the country by activists demonstrating against what they described as bad government and unbridled insecurity.
Pope Francis said on Sunday that he was pained by the discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former Catholic school for indigenous students in Canada and called for respect for the rights and cultures of native peoples.
Serena Williams’ quest for a 24th grand slam singles title goes on after a fourth-round defeat by Elena Rybakina at the French Open.