Programme to reduce lead poisoning in Nigerian communities yielding result — Study
The study shows the scheme brought extraordinary improvements to an area where hundreds of children had died from lead poisoning.
More investments in global health will yield incredible returns – Bill and Melinda Gates
Mrs Gates says the world has actually become dramatically healthier in the last 20 years as more money poured into the sector
Nigeria set to host international Lassa fever conference
The conference would mark 50 years of discovering the virus in Nigeria.
INTERVIEW: How we’ll disburse Basic Health Care Provision Fund to states — Health Minister
The minister also speaks on the implementation of the health act.
Nigerian govt disburses $49 million to Yobe, Osun under ‘save one million lives’ fund
Other states got allocations from the funds.
Immunisation: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledges $75 million to Nigeria
The money will go into procuring vaccines and other materials for the exercise.
Malnutrition: Nigerian govt budgets N300 million for ‘ready to to use food’
RUTF are enriched food that requires no preparation and is specifically designed to treat severe acute malnutrition.
With govts failing, Nigerian youth take over fight against ‘menstrual period poverty’
Advocates want women sanitary pads to be given out free like condoms.
Akwa Ibom procures N5bn worth of Hospital equipment
The state has been paying N400 million quarterly to offset bills for the medical equipment in the hospital.
VIDEO: Ways to control Convulsion in children – Dr Onuchukwu
Ways to control Convulsion in children
How Nigeria fared in surveillance, management of communicable diseases in 2018
PREMIUM TIMES analyses how Nigeria fared in 2018 in the surveillance, prevention and management of six diseases.
Suspension of NHIS boss, mass emigration of doctors, other major health stories in 2018
The health sector started on a controversial note in 2018.
WHO warns repeated attacks could close key Libya hospital
The trauma hospital is already struggling with resources and suffering from a lack of medical supplies.
Nigeria’s CDC issues tips to prevent spread of meningitis
CSM remains a major health challenge, affecting 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory.