World Diabetes Day: Nine things to do to avoid disease
Diabetes is one of the fastest growing chronic non-communicable diseases in the world.
HealthCheck: Is killer ‘Evolution’ drink in circulation in Nigeria?
The claim that the drink contains lethal poison that causes death is yet to be verified.
LIVE UPDATES: CSOs hold retreat to bridge service delivery gaps in Kano health sector
Participants will discuss improving health sector delivery in Kano.
LIVE UPDATES: dRPC, Nigeria’s health ministry, others discuss gender issues in family planning
In spite of obvious merits, 87 per cent of women in Nigeria or their partners do not use modern or traditional contraceptives.
SPECIAL REPORT: Why preventable Neonatal Tetanus continues to kill newborns in Nigeria
A World Health Organisation report listed Nigeria as one of only 18 countries yet to eliminate the child killer disease.
INTERVIEW: How we helped Boko Haram victims manage trauma, despondency – Ex-Borno health commissioner
The political aspirant also speaks on the abduction of the Chibok girls and other unreported but similar incidents.
DRPC, other health experts discuss accountability in Nigeria’s routine immunisation (LIVE UPDATES)
The aim of the dialogue is to strengthen the accountability framework for routine immunisation.
SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos Forgotten Communities: How IDPs suffer in Nigeria’s wealthiest state (1)
The victims include children who along with their parents fled the Boko Haram insurgency in North-east Nigeria.
INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria cannot start producing vaccines now – Professor of Virology
“It is sad to say, but if another disease outbreak occurs, my country will not be ready.”
INTERVIEW: Why new HIV survey is crucial to Nigeria – Project Manager
The United States government has donated $90 million to the survey holding across Nigeria from June to December.
NACA, UN train 100 women from conflict-ravaged Nigerian communities
The three-month skill acquisition programme was held in Abuja and Kaduna
INTERVIEW: Govt risking lives of Nigerians by adopting GMOs – Environmental Activist
“Give Nigerians a law that assures strict liability for those who want to use us as guinea pigs. We need a better law for the regulatory agencies.”
Eating right aids recovery from illness, healthy living
Some herbs can boost your immune system, help you stay fit
Why Bill Gates was blunt in Nigeria speech – Country Director, Gates Foundation
The director explains why the Foundation’s activities seem to be concentrated more in the northern part of Nigeria.
Four takeaways from summit on financing Nigeria’s healthcare
The federal government has never voted more than six per cent of its annual budget to the health sector.
LIVE UPDATES: Major summit on financing Nigeria’s healthcare holds in Abuja
Senate President Bukola Saraki and ex-minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala are among participants expected at the summit.
How neglected PHCs leave many in Nasarawa without healthcare
Public primary healthcare centres in Nasarawa are mostly in neglect and failing to deliver services to the Nigerians who cannot afford to look elsewhere.
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.
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.
ADVISORY: How to prevent spread of Meningitis this season
“Early presentation to a health facility and treatment, increases chances of survival.”