Sunday, October 21, 2018
Malaria: FG to distribute 14.4m nets – Minister

Only states with Health Insurance Scheme can benefit Basic Healthcare Fund – Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday said only states with established and valid approved State Health Insurance Scheme would benefit from...
NMA cautions public against patronising quack doctors

Eye Care: Association wants more students to study optometry

The Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA), has urged more students to study Optometry to beef up manpower capacity in the eye care subsector and achieve...
Polio immunisation: Agency targets 41,460 children in Hadejia LGA

How to block identified gaps in polio eradication – Akeredolu

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he has identified gaps hindering the eradication of polio in the state and the country at large....
NACA urges states to tackle HIV/AIDS with 1% of monthly allocation

NACA to sample 88, 000 households in latest HIV survey – DG

The National Agency for Control of Aids (NACA) said on Tuesday that it would sample 88, 000 households in the country, in its latest...
NDLEA decries high-level abuse of tramadol, cough syrup

NDLEA decries high-level abuse of tramadol, cough syrup

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried what it termed the high-level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among Nigerian youth...
UCH records 1,680 mental health cases in 1 year

UCH Ibadan doctors, nurses shun nationwide strike

The University College Hospital, Ibadan has remained open to patients in need of medical attention in spite of the nationwide strike called by the...
Edo Govt. maps out strategies to combat malnutrition

Malnutrition, leading cause of death among children – Paediatrician

Dr Anna Shafe, a Paediatrician, has attributed the leading cause of death among children less than three years to malnutrition. Shafe told our correspondent on...
NACA urges states to tackle HIV/AIDS with 1% of monthly allocation

1.1m HIV/AIDS positive people currently on treatment – NACA

Dr Sanni Aliyu, the Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), says no fewer than 1.1million persons living with HIV/AIDS...
NMA cautions public against patronising quack doctors

Brain-drain: 50% of Nigerian doctors serving abroad – Don

A don, Prof. Christopher Obionu on Wednesday said brain-drain had adversely affected the health sector as 50 per cent of Nigerian doctors were currently...
Lassa fever kills 3 in Ekiti

Lassa Fever: Delta confirms death, says no cause for alarm

The Delta Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of a woman who allegedly manifested symptoms of Lassa fever virus. Dr (Mrs.) Isioma Okoba, Chairman...