Friday, August 17, 2018
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

Oyo criminalises stigmatisation against people living with HIV/AIDS

The Oyo State Government on Friday launched the state’s HIV/AIDS Anti-Stigma Law 2016, to protect and preserve the fundamental rights of people living with...
Malaria: FG to distribute 14.4m nets – Minister

FG to complete National Hospital Cancer Centre in Dec. — Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has assured Federal Government’s commitment to complete National Hospital Cancer Centre latest December. Adewole gave the assurance at...
JOHESU strike: NMA wants hospitals secured

NMA canvasses free treatment for depression patients

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has canvassed free treatment by the three tiers of government for patients affected with depression to reduce cases of...
Malaria: FG to distribute 14.4m nets – Minister

Health minister expresses shock over death of MHWUN members

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday, expressed shock over the death of some medical officials along Kano-Kaduna expressway. Adewole in a statement...
Expert says regular hand wash promotes good personal hygiene

Hand washing practice reduces risk of diseases by 40% – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that hand washing practice can reduce the risk of contracting diarrhoea and other communicable diseases by 40...
NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

NAFDAC calls for compliance to Breast Milk Substitute Marketing Code

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for compliance to the Marketing Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS) Code, saying...
Akeredolu flags off distribution of 2.9million insecticide nets in Ondo

Obaseki tasks Edo residents on use of mosquito nets

Mrs Betsy Obaseki, wife of the Edo governor, on Wednesday tasked residents to ensure their families sleep inside the insecticidal nets currently being distributed...
NAFDAC confiscates over N5m worth of products in Abia

NAFDAC seals 3 shops in Maiduguri over alleged unwholesome products

The National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday said it had sealed three shops in Borno over alleged circulation...
Eradicating Ebola: One of my greatest achievements, says former NMA chairman

Eradicating Ebola: One of my greatest achievements, says former NMA chairman

A medical doctor, Dr Tope Ojo, says that one of his greatest professional achievements was being on the team that saw to the eradication...
HIV/AIDS prevalence still high among youths – Official

FG charged on commitment to curb HIV/AIDS

The National Coordinator, Society For Women and Children Living with HIV/AIDS (SOWCHAN), Mrs. Lucy Enyia, has solicited for more intervention of Federal Government on...