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900,000 HIV patients currently on treatment – NACA

900,000 HIV patients currently on treatment – NACA

Dr Sani Aliyu, the Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), says 900,000 HIV patients are currently on treatment. Aliyu disclosed this while...
Katsina govt. to spend N400m on health care delivery

Katsina govt. to spend N400m on health care delivery

The Katsina state government is to spend N400 million on the implementation of the World Bank sponsored health programme of the Save One Million...
Reps member offers free medical care to residents of border area

Reps member offers free medical care to residents of border area

Mr Zakari Mohammed, a member representing Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency of Kwara, have bankrolled a free medical care for more than 500 residents of border...
World Haemophilia Day: Expert flays stigmatising women living with haemophilia

World Haemophilia Day: Expert flays stigmatising women living with haemophilia

Dr Adeolu Anifowoshe, a Medical Laboratory Scientist at the Alpha and Omega Laboratory Centre, Ibadan, has called on Nigerians to stop stigmatising women and...
NAFDAC slashes product registration cost by 50% – DG

Poisonous cassava: NAFDAC to sensitise farmers, food outlets operators in Kogi, Ondo

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says arrangements are on to sensitise farmers in Kogi and Ondo on how...
Mystery deaths in Liberia linked to funeral: WHO

Nigeria receives 500,000 doses of Meningitis C vaccine – WHO

Nigeria has received 500,000 doses of meningitis C containing vaccine to combat the epidemic in the country, the WHO has said. The doses were sent...
Anambra: Shell trains medical workers in emergency care

Anambra: Shell trains medical workers in emergency care

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has facilitated the training of medical workers from hospitals in Anambra State on emergency resuscitation, delivering a...
NAFDAC upgrades 4 laboratories to international standard – Official

NAFDAC destroys N29bn counterfeit drugs in 3 years

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday said it had destroyed counterfeit drugs worth N29 billion in the...
NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

Kano to partner NGOs to achieve zero HIV prevalence

Dr Usman Bashir, the Director-General, Kano State Agency for the Control of AIDS (KSACA), says the agency will partner with any group to achieve...
PCN can regulate sales, dispensing of veterinary drugs – Registrar

PCN can regulate sales, dispensing of veterinary drugs – Registrar

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) says it can regulate the sale and dispensing of veterinary drugs, vaccines and animal life (biological) as part...