Enugu govt engages 291 health workers to monitor spread of outbreaks
The monitoring would cover all communities.
Why Abuja residents stand highest risk of contacting HIV/AIDS in Nigeria — Official
A tour of Abuja nightlife zones by PREMIUM TIMES shows just how lucrative commercial sex can be in the nation’s capital.
EXCLUSIVE: Why Nigeria’s one million HIV/AIDS patients are in danger — Official
The official says his organisation has been pushing government to do the right thing.
Nigeria launches guidelines on essential drugs for treatment
The government will monitor the use of the guidelines in states.
Make diarrhea drugs available in Nigerian public hospitals — Experts
Data from five states show Zinc ORS combined treatment has increased from one percent to 31 percent.
Experts brainstorm on healthcare challenges in Abuja
Practitioners proffer solutions to dearth of manpower in Nigeria.
Senate investigates circulation of 42 banned anti-malaria drugs
Drugs already delisted in Europe
Fanta, Sprite controversy: Court dismisses NBC’s call for stay of execution
The court insists that a warning label must be put on the two products.
FG spends only N1500 per year on each Nigerian’s healthcare – Minister
Minister said health is a fundamental right of Nigerians
12.9 million infants got no vaccines in 2016 – UN agencies
According to the WHO and UNICEF, the number represents about 10 per cent of babies around the world.
Health Minister intensifies NHIS sweep, suspends eight top staff
The suspensions are coming days after the executive secretary of the agency was suspended.
Major health stories last week: NHIS suspension controversy, Lass Fever outbreak, others
A student died of Lassa Fever in Plateau State.
Breakthrough reported in search for gonorrhoea vaccine
Century-long research to find vaccine against gonorrhoea had been unsuccessful.
Health Ministry replies embattled NHIS chief, says suspension order stands
The ministry said an investigative panel has commenced its work on the corruption allegations.
EXCLUSIVE: Five reasons I will ignore Health Minister’s suspension order – NHIS Executive Secretary
The embattled health insurance official faces allegations of corruption.
I will not obey your suspension order, NHIS boss tells Nigeria’s Health Minister
The NHIS chief is being investigated for corruption allegations.
Excessive intake of soft drinks ’causes erectile dysfunction’ — Report
A Nigerian expert challenges the result.
Nigeria reaches major landmark in fight against HIV/AIDS
“The tipping point for the epidemic is when we have more people going on treatment than we have new infections,” he said.
Hepatitis E cases on the rise in Borno — Officials
As at 2 July, 146 confirmed and suspected cases had been reported in three local government areas.
Group blasts Nigerian lawmakers over resolution to recall suspended NHIS boss
The House passed a resolution on Wednesday calling for the recall of the suspended official.
Nigerian govt outlines eight ways to avert Cholera
Use safe water to brush your teeth, wash and prepare food, the NCDC said.
Kano announces free malaria drugs, introduces reward, punishment policy in health sector
Kano lawmakers also passed a bill to regulate private health institutions.