WHO says 3.2 million birth defect-related disabilities occur yearly
About 276,000 newborn deaths occur annually
Nigerian doctors warn against declining immunisation coverage
Only 33 per cent of children around 12 to 23 months of age had three doses of pentavalent vaccine.
HIV/AIDS: Nigerian researcher calls for clinical trial of his drug
The findings have been presented at different international conferences.
Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage
Western funders complained of Mr. Mugabe’s appointment.
FEATURE: What the law says on government-employed doctors engaging in private practice
The Nigerian government says it is reviewing whether public sector health professionals can engage in private practice.
INVESTIGATION: In search for justice, shoddy prosecution frustrates Nigeria’s child rape victims
Amid ever growing reports of rape in Nigeria, more victims are finding it difficult to get justice.
Catalan Independence: 1,066 treated, five hospitalised
More than 80 per cent of those seeking treatment reported bruises.
Nigerian govt releases N3.5 billion for nationwide vaccination – Official
An official outlines timeline for the project.
Plague kills 94 in Madagascar, WHO says working to prevent spread
The outbreak already looks big when compared with the 3,248 cases and 584 deaths reported worldwide from 2010 to 2015.
Nigeria has third highest infant mortality rate in the world – WHO
Five countries accounted for half of new-born deaths in the world last year.
Flooding helped spread monkeypox — Health officials
Before outbreak, many states were ravaged by floods.
11 children die of whooping cough in Kano – Official
About 40 other children affected by the same disease were receiving medical attention.
Buhari was adequately briefed on poor condition of State House Clinic – CMD
The hospital lacks basic amenities including drugs and equipment.
Beware of organ harvesters, minister warns Nigerians
The ministry had earlier issued same warning to NMA.
How I was elected member U.S. Academy of Medicine – Nigerian Professor
“I had all my education – primary, secondary and university – in Nigeria and I am always proud of that.”
Monkeypox: Suspected cases in Nigeria spread to 11 states – Minister
Only three cases have actually been confirmed to be monkeypox.
Monkeypox: Gwagwalada residents reject polio vaccine for children
Some parents are citing the outbreak of Monkey pox in some states as their reason for preventing their children from receiving the polio vaccine
Agency raises alarm over two emerging cassava diseases
The diseases, which originated from East Africa, are moving toward Central Africa and West Africa, including Nigeria
UPDATED: Nigeria confirms three cases of Monkeypox
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, announced this Monday.
State House hospital received N1.2 billion in 3 years, Nigerian govt says
The hospital and its management have come under intense criticism from Nigerians including Aisha Buhari.
How false vaccination rumour caused panic across Nigeria
Parents in many parts of the country reacted to the rumour by pulling out children from primary schools.
Hope rises for sufferers of elephantiasis, says Nigerian officials
Intervention commences in Plateau and Nasarawa states.
Monkeypox: Nigeria to receive confirmatory test results Friday – Official
There have been over 30 suspected cases of the disease in seven states.