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Ways to control Convulsion in children
Suspension of NHIS boss, mass emigration of doctors, other major health stories in 2018
The health sector started on a controversial note in 2018.
WHO warns repeated attacks could close key Libya hospital
The trauma hospital is already struggling with resources and suffering from a lack of medical supplies.
Nigeria’s CDC issues tips to prevent spread of meningitis
CSM remains a major health challenge, affecting 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Don’t politicise Water Bill, minister appeals to Senate
The minister described the oppositions to the bill as unnecessary controversy and diversionary.
NHIS: NMA directs doctors to shun state health insurance schemes
The association wants ”meaningful engagement” between the government and practitioners that is acceptable to all.
Osun to receive World Bank’s $20 million to fix dilapidating health facilities
The funds are part of the bank’s Saving One Million Lives (SOML) programme.
Budget 2019: Buhari proposes N315 billion recurrent health expenditure
The new budget is about 46.3 billion increase from last year’s recurrent expenditure, which was N269.3 billion.
Inserting finger, using soap in vagina kills sexual pleasure- Expert
The gynaecologist advises women to stop using soap or perfume to clean their private parts.
Drug-maker, GlaxoSmithKline, to split after striking Pfizer consumer health deal
The organisations plans to split into two businesses — one for prescription drugs and vaccines, the other for over-the-counter products.
Dolapo Osinbajo speaks against indiscriminate drug use
The vice president paid a visit to the health minister.
Nigerians advised on how to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases
The document is to serve as a strategic guide for the national response to NCDs for the next six years in Nigeria.
Nigeria needs N134bn to strengthen national health security – Official
A five-year National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS) was launched in Abuja on Monday.
Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill: Groups urges National Assembly to hold public hearing
The bill has passed second reading at the Senate but is running out of time as the current National Assembly winds down.
What Nigerians must do to prevent infectious diseases
The official lists some steps Nigerians can take.
What we’re doing to standardise, regulate traditional medicine – NAFDAC
He stressed the need to investigate and understand what constitutes herbal medicine.
As foreign grants ‘dry up,’ Nigerian health experts push for increased govt funding of sector
The International Universal Health Coverage is celebrated every December 12.
FG to extend free healthcare to Nigerians over 60 years, establish regional geriatric centres – Buhari
The president says the extension would complement that of state governments already providing free healthcare services to under fives and women
Group urges Nigerian govt. to ensure 60 percent health insurance coverage by 2024
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has achieved only about three percent coverage since 2005
Tax mobile phone calls to fund health, group advises Nigerian govt
“It is time for collective action and it is doable. There is no free lunch and people need to take action to achieve Universal Health Coverage.”
Nigeria needs to spend more to fight worsening malaria scourge – Agency
Agency calls for subsidy on malaria commodities even at private facilities