How ulcer patients should observe Ramadan – Expert
He says ulcer patients should be able to realise the type of food that precipitates the crisis in them.
Consumer protection agency warns against use of carbide, other chemicals to ripen fruits
The Commission advised consumers to exercise caution and vigilance by examining what they purchase and intend to consume.
#PHC4UHC: Etsu Nupe laments medical tourism among Nigerians
Shortage of human resources, poor infrastructure and inadequate funding are some of the challenges the monarch said are bedevilling the country’s health sector.
Senate summons minister over state of facilities in Nigerian teaching hospitals
A lawmaker calls for the establishment of a Teaching Hospital Commission which will help coordinate the sector.
#PHC4UHC: Niger governor identifies major challenge of state’s health sector
Mr Bello also speaks on the ‘PHC Under One Roof’ project.
#PHC4UHC: Nigeria’s ex-head of state speaks on challenges of fake drugs
Mr Abubakar speaks on his experiences while he was in government.
2019 World Asthma Day: 15 million Nigerians have Asthma
World Asthma Day is an annual event organised by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness.
#PHC4UHC: Why we’ll not engage HMOs for health insurance – Niger Govt.
A state official explains why the authorities took the position.
Handwashing: NCDC launches project to protect health workers from infections
The ‘Turn Nigeria Orange’ Project aims to strengthen the culture of hand hygiene and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in healthcare institutions.
2000 medical workers leaving Nigeria annually – NMA
The association says it will produce statistics on the exodus of medical doctors from Nigeria
Community health programme to be replicated across Nigeria by December – NPHCDA Boss
CHIPS is designed to harmonise community-level healthcare interventions and services under the guidance of the Federal Government
Nigeria to pay N1bn to manufacturers of seized codeine
An official said that there were about 2.5 million seizures of codeine made across the country.
Why Buhari should sign new health insurance law before May 29
Titled “National Health Insurance Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill 2019”, the new bill, when made law is expected to invalidate some aspects of the old law.
After several deaths, Nigeria finally receives 4,000 vials of anti-snake venom drugs
NAN reports that the shortage of the drug had led to several deaths in some snake-treatment centres.
Nigeria anxiously waiting for result of trial vaccine in Malawi – FG
Mr Adewole said that the success of the vaccine would catalyse global efforts at eliminating malaria.
‘Surplus Doctors’: After backlash, Ngige backtracks, claims he was misquoted
“No, I am not worried… we have a surplus. If you have a surplus, you export…” minister Ngige had said.
Health experts, Nigerians criticise Ngige over ‘surplus’ doctors comment
Mr Ngige said the country has ‘enough’ medical doctors to attend to the needs of Nigerians.
Nigeria poised to be declared polio-free in six months — Agency
For a country to be certified polio-free, it must have gone two years without reporting a case of polio.
African Vaccination Week: Nigeria to conduct mass immunisation
The exercise is to mark the African Vaccination Week.
Measles: Nigeria had highest number of unvaccinated under-one-year-olds in 2017 – UNICEF
WHO listed Nigeria among nine African countries with fresh measles outbreaks this year
World Malaria Day: WHO, U.S. call for more efforts to tackle disease
The WHO said increased investments in malaria prevention and control will go a long way in fighting the disease.
21.1m children denied first dose of measles vaccine yearly on average — UNICEF
The ground for the global measles outbreaks we are witnessing today was laid years ago.