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The Minister of State for Health, Senator Adeleke Mamora, has called on universities in the country to introduce Bachelor of Science degree programme in herbal medicine for better healthcare delivery.
Following several years of steady progress towards elimination of measles in the European Region, the number of countries that have achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) expert advisory committee has approved the first phase of a new global registry to track research on human genome editing.
Measles infections in Europe have surged to around 90,000 cases in the first half of 2019, more than all of 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported on Thursday.
The Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, said the centre is reviewing the technical guidelines for Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response strategy, alongside government and international partners.
The wife of Niger state governor, Dr. Amina Bello, has been appointed by the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, to serve as a member of the Expert Group for the Elimination of Cervical Cancer Initiative.
Despite investing over €200 million in Nigeria’s health sector, the European Union (EU) has said there is still a long way to go in the country’s immunisation programme.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impact on human health.
National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) and local and international partners rolled out the drums in Abuja on Wednesday to celebrate three years without a case of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in Nigeria.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commenced the process towards declaring Nigeria certification a polio- free country.
An African leader has urged his colleagues to strengthen primary healthcare and invest more in human capital to achieve universal health coverage on the continent.
Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed all operators, especially airlines operating regional and international flights into the country, to exercise a high level of vigilance
President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Ms Maria Espinosa, “is delighted” by news that Ebola may soon be a preventable and treatable disease.
A Medical General Practitioner, Dr Olukayode Akinlade, on Tuesday, urged government at all levels to increase and improve access to quality primary health care services across Nigeria.
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Monday, issued a preliminary report on how a Quorum Helicopter crashed into a building in Opebi, Lagos, on August 28, 2020.
The government of Oyo State, on Monday, kickstarted the oral interview exercise for some 7,000 applicants who scored 50 per cent and above in the Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted by the state’s Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM).
Mali’s former Defence Minister, Ba N’Daou, has been named as president of the country’s new transition government. The new president is meant to lead the country for several months before returning Mali to civilian rule.
Edo State Deputy Governor and deputy governor-elect, Philip Shaibu, has commended voters for turning out en masse to reelect him and his principal, Governor Godwin Obaseki, in Saturday’s governorship election in the state, with a vow to fulfill all promises made during the electioneering campaign.
Evicted Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate, Erica Nlewedim, has given reasons she would take a bullet for ex-housemate, Kiddwaya.
Although the situation does not suggest the likelihood of violence, there is a massive security presence in cities, town and villages. With total compliance with restriction movement across the state, the processes of making the election peaceful and credible is uninterrupted.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has tackled the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai over his alleged statement that he would declare state of emergency in the South East if security operatives are attacked in the zone.
As the nation prepares for the reopening of schools, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has mandated schools to carry out weekly risk assessments while states and local governments are to conduct monthly and quarterly risk assessments.
A lawmaker representing Obokun/Oriade federal constituency of Osun state in the House of Representatives, Hon. Busayo Wole Oke has described Governor Seyi Makinde as ‘the best person” to the lead the Peoples Democratic Party to victory in the South West.
The amendment updates the penalties for the offence of the rape of a child. These new provisions include the punishments of surgical castration and bilateral salpingectomy for male and female convicts of child rape, and death.