Okowa says functional healthcare system can check medical tourism among Nigerians

Okowa says functional healthcare system can check medical tourism among Nigerians

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said that only a functional and effective healthcare system can stop Nigerians from seeking medical care abroad. Okowa said...

Strike: COOUTH doctors’ agitation being addressed — MD

Dr Basil Nwankwo, Chief Medical Director, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), says issues being agitated by the striking doctors working in the...
NAFDAC reiterates commitment to control food, food items

NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on pharmaceutical products, others

The Governing Council of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said it has suspended implementation of the new tariffs which...
Senate wants rate of suicide through sniper insecticide to be addressed

Sniper: Sellers in Kafanchan yet to comply with ban order

Sellers of sniper insecticide in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, are yet to comply with the Federal Government ban on the product. The insecticide was banned following...
29% of Nigerians lack access to clean water – WaterAid

29% of Nigerians lack access to clean water – WaterAid

WaterAid on Tuesday said 29 per cent of Nigerian population still lacked access to clean water and 61 per cent were without decent toilets. Mr...
53% childhood deaths in Nigeria underline by malnutrition – Group

53% childhood deaths in Nigeria underline by malnutrition – Group

A group, Civil Society-Scaling Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has disclosed that 53 per cent of childhood deaths in Nigeria are underlined by malnutrition related...
NAFDAC recommends best practices for food manufacturers

NAFDAC recommends best practices for food manufacturers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday advised food manufacturers to adhere to recommended industry standards to ensure...
Abiodun decries poor state of OOUTH

Abiodun decries poor state of OOUTH

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Sunday decried over what he desribed as “the deplorable condition” of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH),...
FG empowers NAFDAC to effectively regulate processed, packaged foods

FG empowers NAFDAC to effectively regulate processed, packaged foods

The Federal Government has empowered the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to undertake more effectively its mandate in the...
FG spends over N5bn on health, humanitarian response in Borno

FG spends over N5bn on health, humanitarian response in Borno

The Federal Ministry of Health says it has expended over five billion naira on provision of health and humanitarian services in response to the...