Health minister warns Nigerians of meningitis, explains inability to vaccinate all citizens
Hundreds of people died from the disease last year.
Why we support field trials of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria – Scientist
Critics say the introduction of GMOs is unhealthy.
Regular intake of Ibuprofen can cause male infertility – Study
Regular ibuprofen use may lead to compensated hypogonadism.
Ghana records 80% increase in new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2017
The Volta Region and Brong Ahafo Region topped the chart of HIV/AIDS prevalence.
SPECIAL REPORT: How patients lose lives, body parts due to alleged medical negligence at Nigerian hospitals
Victims narrate their sordid experiences at government-run hospitals.
Buhari appoints new heads for four tertiary hospitals
The appointments were disclosed in a press statement issued by the Ministry of Health.
Bill and Melinda Gates foundation to help Nigeria repay $76 million polio facility
Minister of Finance says the eradication of polio was made possible as a result of the ODA facility provided by the Japanese Government
Indiscriminate use of Ibuprofen causes stomach ulcer, pharmacist warns
The official condemned the rate at which people abused the medicine.
FCT to immunise children against measles in February–Official
Children who are between nine months and five years old are eligible.
Surgery death rates in Africa double global average – Study
About one in five surgery patients developed a complication.
2017: Sad year in Nigeria’s health sector; over 1,000 die from preventable diseases
Apart from strikes, outbreaks, there were new policies and launch of primary health care centres.
FEATURE: True state of public hospitals in Abuja’s satellite towns
Patients speak of their experiences at the various public hospitals.
Nigerian govt considers extending concession of Garki hospital
The hospital was initially concessioned for 15 years.
Nigeria’s vaccine production centre remains comatose despite govt assurances
The centre was closed in 1991 by the Federal Government for rehabilitation and upgrading.
Germany supports Nigeria with €30 million to eradicate polio
The agreement is the ninth of such financial agreements for polio eradication in Nigeria by Germany.
ADVISORY: How to prevent spread of Meningitis this season
“Early presentation to a health facility and treatment, increases chances of survival.”
Monkeypox: Nigeria records one death, confirms 61 cases
NCDC deactivates its Emergency Operations Centre, EOC.
Borno Govt vaccinates 1.6m children against measles
Collation of coverage in the second phase is on-going due to accessibility issues
Blow whistle on illegal drug production, NAFDAC urges Nigerians
It says it lacks the manpower to effectively monitor production and distribution of drugs in Nigeria
Why sex education should be taught in Nigerian secondary schools – SFH
Government has prepared a report on the impact of the subject on combatting HIV/AIDS.