Nigeria set for commercial production of home grown anti-sickle cell drug
Niprisan is one of the few successful formulas for treatment of sickle cell anaemia.
Health minister launches mobile Tuberculosis detection facility in Kano
The killer disease is endemic in the state.
12 new cholera cases recorded in Adamawa: Official
So far, 1,349 cases were recorded with 25 deaths since the outbreak started in May.
National Hospital celebrates ’13 years of uninterrupted In Vitro Fertilisation’
”The first baby delivered is now 13 years and she is doing very well, even academically”.
Irregular salaries, poor infrastructure, staffing mar primary healthcare delivery in Plateau
Across the state, public primary health facilities are not delivering care
World Sickle Cell Day: Why disease remains endemic in Nigeria
The disease remains endemic in the country due to lack of proper awareness, funds and government policies.
NHIS Executive Secretary in fresh trouble over N25billion ‘investment’
Mr Yusuf ignored a directive by the minister and reportedly decieved the governing council of the NHIS.
Polio: Over 100,000 children yet to be immunised in Northeastern Nigeria – Minister
The Boko Haram insurgency has made some areas inaccessible for immunisation covera
When WHO’s director general visited Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
Dr. Tedros’ leadership has been very inspiring and we will push to make this a progressive era for health security in Nigeria.
World Blood Donor Day: Only 10% of Nigerians donate blood ‘freely’ — FG
About 60 per cent of donors do so for money, while 30 per cent give to relatives in need.
NACA, UN train 100 women from conflict-ravaged Nigerian communities
The three-month skill acquisition programme was held in Abuja and Kaduna
HIV-positive man arrested for allegedly infecting 200 sexual partners
When officers apprehended him, Mr Pinti declared himself a “negationist.’’
Sugar composition in mother’s breast milk may reduce infant’s allergy risks — Study
The study highlights the health role of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs), which are not found in infant formula.
Declaring victory in Congo’s Ebola epidemic too early – WHO
The hemorrhagic fever has killed 27 people since the outbreak began in April.
Scientists develop bandage more effective for wound recovery
The bandage can be used to heal all types of open wounds, according to the study.
Immunization: GAVI extends funding support to Nigeria till 2028
The support comes under an agreement that will help Nigeria invest $2.7 billion on immunisation over the next 10 years
Five dead in reemergence of Rift Valley Fever in Kenya – Official
The highly contagious disease can be transmitted to humans by mosquitoes.
INTERVIEW: How we certify, approve Genetically Modified food in Nigeria – DG Biosafety Agency
The official also speaks on allegations his agency is biased in favour of GM foods.