WHO mulls declaring ‘coronavirus’, global health threat
China confirms the possibility of human to human transmission of the virus.
Nigeria seeks $890 million to tackle HIV, TB, malaria
Malaria would take the highest allocation of $417. 8 million, followed by HIV with $329.1 million and Tuberculosis (TB), $143.5 million.
Kano records 5.8% modern contraceptive use – Expert
Family planning utilisation in the state is still low, despite its gradual rise over the years.
NAFDAC to move against manufacturers of milk, sugar, salt not fortified with vitamin A
She said the agency was faced with more challenges of ensuring high quality of food because a lot of companies, especially the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMSEs) were into such businesses.
Two health workers killed as bandits attack Zamfara community
The bandits shot dead the health workers after a disagreement, witnesses said
WHO releases urgent global health challenges for next 10 years
WHO says the failure of world leaders to invest adequately in health priorities puts lives, livelihoods and economies in jeopardy.
How sacked NHIS Boss Yusuf Responded to PREMIUM TIMES Enquiry using Swear Languages
This is not the first time Mr Yusuf, allegedly reputed for disrespecting laid rules and constituted authorities, would use inappropriate languages while responding to an official enquiry.
Many Nigerians link mental Illness to supernatural causes – Survey
Nigerians identified “possession by an evil spirit” as one among three major causes of mental disorders, the study released on Tuesday revealed.
Disease control centre activates three laboratories for outbreak samples
The three laboratories are located at UBTH, UNTH and NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja.
Resident doctors in Abuja hospital commence three days warning strike
“We are embarking on strike because our rights are being trampled upon.”
Ripples as Ondo, Ekiti governments grapple with doctors, health workers’ protests
The Resident Doctors at UNIMED teaching hospital in Ondo and Akure began their indefinite strike on Friday.
Lassa Fever: Ebonyi shuts down hospital, quarantines staff, patients
One person died in Ebonyi from a disease suspected to be Lassa Fever.
Cholera cases drop 60% globally, as Nigeria records significant progress – WHO
The report pointed to an encouraging trend in cholera prevention and control in the world’s major hotspots, including Haiti, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.