Gates Foundation spends $250 million on humanitarian services in Nigeria in 2016 – Country Rep
“Five years ago, we spent about $35million; but last year alone, we spent $250 million.”
Eradicating polio in Nigeria will be our greatest achievement – Gates Foundation
“We are going to kick polio out, and we are actively vaccinating and doing surveillance.”
Medical Negligence: Family sues, demands N500 million from Nigerian hospital for allegedly causing death of woman
The Nigerian hospital has been reported to have caused the death of patients.
EU donates €70 million for healthcare project in Nigeria
The project will help to improve access to effective health and nutrition in five prioritized states.
NLC pickets health ministry, wants whistleblowers protected
“No worker that has actually given himself to serve as a whistleblower should be allowed to be punished.”
Incessant strike affecting Nigeria’s health sector – Senator
He also said implementation of the National Health Act, 2014 will go a long way in improving the sector.
Lassa fever: Ondo controverts Nigerian govt, says no new case of disease
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control had said at least two new cases were recorded in Ondo.
Valentine: Love carefully, play safe to halt HIV spread – NACA DG
Mr. Aliyu also urged Nigerians to know their HIV status.
Employ qualified doctors in revitalised PHCs, NMA President advises Nigerian govt
This will stop Nigerians from patronising quack doctors, the official said.
Senator decries Nigeria’s budgetary allocation to health
“We must give all it takes to find and consolidate lasting solutions to Nigeria’s maternal and child health challenges.”
‘In Nigeria, glaucoma affects south east region most’
Glaucoma can only be checked if detected before it deteriorates.
Nigeria AIDS agency warns against HIV cure ‘publicity’
The agency fears the claims may stop HIV patients from taking life-saving antiretrovirals.
Nigerian govt laments lack of engineers to repair faulty cancer machines
“If we can have private sector participation it would greatly assist government.”
World Cancer Day: Expert calls for better awareness among Nigerians
About 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer yearly with more than 7 million dying of the ailment.
Kano govt commissions newly renovated theatre in Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital
The governor also on Friday inspected a N7 billion diagnostic centre.
NHIS wants Health Management Organisations investigated for corruption
“Some healthcare providers treat enrolees like lepers,” an official said
WHO raises alarm at sedentary lifestyles, urges exercise
The UN agency highlighted 10 facts and benefits of physical activity.
Exclusive breastfeeding averts 13 per cent childhood deaths – UNICEF official
“Breastfeeding drastically reduces deaths from acute respiratory infection and diarrhoea.”
Adequate funding needed to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030 – NACA DG
If Nigeria must win the fight to eliminate the scourge, it must act now
How Nigerian Psychiatrists learnt from Burundi, Rwanda to treat Boko Haram victims – Official
At the beginning of Boko Haram insurgency, there was nothing on ground for care of people with psycho trauma.