Following the strike embarked upon by Joint Health Sector Union to drive home their demands, hospital activities in Kogi state have been paralysed as patients appeal to the Federal Government to wade into the current situation in the health sector. At the Federal Medical Center in Lokoja, nurses and health workers have all complied with … Continue reading JOHESU Strike: Patients Beg FG To Intervene
The Federal Government has committed to secure US$300 million from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank to eliminate malaria in the country.
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Women have been urged to break the silence on Sexual and Gender Based Violence. The Executive Director of the International Network of Religious Leaders Living with or Personally affected by HIV and AIDS, in South Africa, Rev. Phumzile Mabizela, made the appeal at a two day workshop in Abuja, Nigeria. She said that the menace […]
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised alarm over stunted growth of no fewer than 59 million children and another 10 million who are overweight in Africa. The health agency also warned that Africa’s attempts to achieve health for all by 2030 could be threatened unless the continent address the twin challenges of […]
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As Nigeria joins other African countries to commemorate Vaccination Week on the continent, the federal government has expressed confidence that the country, in the next one year, would be able to vaccinate the 4.3 million children that have not been va…
Drama ensued at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu as patients held doctors and some management staff hostage for refusing them access to medical treatment following ongoing strike by health workers. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who…
Prof. Njideka Okubadejo, Nigeria’s first female neurologist, says one person dies every two minutes from stroke in the Nigeria.
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The Gombe State Government says the College of Nursing and Midwifery at Dukku currently under construction has reached 75 per cent completion. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Kennedy Ishaya, said that contract for the construction of the college was awarded in 2015 at the cost of N2.274 billion. According to him, the state […]
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for robust investments in Somalia’s fragile healthcare infrastructure as a means to accelerate the country’s reconstruction after two and a half decades of civil strife. WHO Senior officials who made the call at a forum in Nairobi, said that affordable health care will help Somalia deal with frequent […]
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The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has urged citizens to engage in regular physical exercise with a view to maintaining physical fitness and prevent many avoidable diseases. He said this on Wednesday at the flag off of the three-kilometre Health Walk of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun Council, in Osogbo, the state capital. […]
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