World Hypertension Day: Doctors advise Nigerians on disease, prevention, treatment
They lament the low level of awareness of the disease in the country.
Congo Health Ministry warns of ‘new phase’ in Ebola outbreak
A case of the deadly virus was detected for the first time in the northwest city of Mbandaka.
Nigerian govt, UNICEF to procure therapeutic food for malnourished Nigerian children
Estimated 2.5 million Nigerian children under the age of five have severe acute malnutrition.
2018 Budget: NYSC members to get health insurance – Official
A corps member died in an NYSC camp.
Yobe governor approves 100% payment of new salary structure for health workers
The new salary structure places the salaries of medical workers in Yobe at par with that of the Federal Government staff.
Senate urges quick measures to prevent ebola outbreak in Nigeria
The lawmakers also called for quick resolution of the ongoing crisis in the health sector.
Suspected monkeypox patient admitted in Jos hospital – Official
Blood samples of the suspected patient have been sent to Abuja for examination.
Health Workers Strike: Minister directs hospital heads to provide security for staff
Mr Adewole said JOHESU does not have the constitutional right to harass other health workers.
Health Workers Strike: JOHESU accuses doctors, health ministry of sabotage, insincerity
The health workers have been on strike for four weeks.
JOHESU Strike: NMA decries attacks on doctors, patients
Health workers have been on strike for weeks.
Why countries must eliminate trans-fatty acid from food – WHO
The health agency estimates that every year, trans-fat intake leads to more than 500,000 deaths globally from cardiovascular diseases.
Codeine: Emzor to support treatment, rehabilitation of drug addicts
The company says it has always supported the empowerment of the youth.
Health Workers Strike: JOHESU considering govt’s new offer
“Yes they (government) gave us an offer. We will study it critically on Monday to know if its something we can accept or not.”
Sorrow, anguish as Nigerians suffer from health workers’ strike
No resolution has been reached in the series of meetings between the government and the striking union.
JOHESU strike won’t affect port screening for Ebola – Health Minister
Mr Adewole said mechanism has been put in place at the ports and borders to screen travellers.
Nigerian doctors threaten strike if govt implements JOHESU demands
Non-doctors have been on strike for three weeks.
U.S. govt donates $90 million for HIV survey in Nigeria — Minister
The survey will begin in June and run for six months across Nigeria.
Health Workers Strike: Meeting deadlocked as JOHESU expects new govt offer
Health minister says meeting is ongoing to resolve the impasse.