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.
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.”
At least half of world’s population can’t afford basic healthcare — WHO
The report was compiled by the World Bank and the World Health Organisation.
INTERVIEW: What Nigerian govt is doing to achieve local vaccine production, functional PHCs – NPHCDA DG
Faisal Shuaib also speaks on collaboration with Cuba and polio eradication.
PACFAH holds discussion on Nigeria’s poor health funding (LIVE UPDATES)
The proposed 2018 budget has 3.8 per cent allocated to health.