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NGO wants FG to focus on key populations in HIV/AIDS programming

HIV/AIDS: FACA distributes 7m condoms to FCT residents in 2016-Official

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) said it distributed seven million condoms to FCT residents in 2016, to prevent...
FG donates 1.8m doses of meningitis vaccines to Sokoto State – Tambuwal

FG donates 1.8m doses of meningitis vaccines to Sokoto State – Tambuwal

The Federal Government has donated 1.8 million doses of type ”C” strain of meningitis to the Sokoto State Government. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal made this known...
Polio: FCT immunises 901, 513 children - Official

Polio: Kumbotso LG immunises 186,327 children

Kumbotso Local Government Council of Kano State says it immunised 186,327 children against polio during the just concluded Polio Immunisation exercise in the area. Alhaji...
FG tasks Nigerian doctors in Diaspora on health sector

FG tasks Nigerian doctors in Diaspora on health sector

The Federal Government on Tuesday challenged the Nigerian medical doctors in the Diaspora to use their knowledge and expertise to develop the nation’s health...
Polio: FCT immunises 901, 513 children - Official

Immunization: Power of vaccines under-utilised – WHO

The power of vaccines to ward off infectious diseases in children through immunisation has still not been fully utilised, the World Health Organization (WHO)...
Nigeria lagging behind in providing palliative care — Minister

Adeleke: Health Minister condoles with Osun Govt, APC

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has condoled with the Government of people of Osun, APC and family of late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke. Adeleke...
Malaria: Expert urges change of socio-cultural, environmental attitudes

Malaria: Expert urges change of socio-cultural, environmental attitudes

A Malaria expert, Prof. Wellington Oyibo, on Monday called for a change of socio-cultural and environmental attitudes toward malaria as it would help...

Biochemist calls for enlightenment on dangers of consuming unripe fruits

Dr Ochuko Erukainure,  a nutritional biochemist, on Friday appealed to health  bodies to enlighten the public on health hazard of consuming unripe fruits widely...
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...