Cross River govt to punish 54 health workers for extortion
The government says medical service at primary healthcare level is free in the state.
Ebola survivors suffer severe mental, neurological problems – Study
Between 2014 and 2016, Ebola infected around 28,000 in West Africa.
40% of funds allocated to health in Nigeria wasted due to inefficiency – USAID
Official says an efficient health insurance scheme is necessary for achieving universal health coverage.
Jigawa govt to distribute 3.5 million nets to prevent malaria
The figure is an increase from the 2.5 million nets distributed about three years ago.
Cholera Outbreak: WHO begins vaccination exercise in Adamawa
Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated food or water.
Nigeria’s health ministry gets new Permanent Secretary
Mr Mashi takes over from Clement Uwaifo who left the ministry on June 28.
Adamawa cholera outbreak, benefits of fasting, other major health stories last week
A study also found that nuts improve sperm quality.
How we regulate alcoholic drinks in Nigeria – NAFDAC
The NAFDAC chief made a presentation at a global event.
Polio: Cross River govt targets 808,470 children for immunisation
The state government has mobilised 7, 588 health workers to carry out the exercise in the 18 local government areas of the state
INVESTIGATION: How Lagos lawmakers abandon multimillion naira constituency projects despite funding
Health centres, low cost housing and other projects are left uncompleted despite federal funding.
Prostate cancer can be treated with single dose radiotherapy – Australian researchers
Over two years, 33 trial patients were given the new method of treatment and monitored.
194 countries ratify treaty against illicit tobacco trade
The ratification, according to WHO, comes almost six years after the first tobacco control protocol was adopted.
Absence of data limiting flow of international HIV grant to Nigeria – Buhari
One in every four babies born with HIV in the world in 2016 was a Nigerian, the government says
WHO reveals drug to save thousands of women from post-childbirth bleeding
Nigeria was among the countries where the new drug was tested.
Tramadol ban gives rise to new psychoactive substances – NDLEA
NAFDAC commences training of 20,000 pharmacists to stem the menace of drug abuse.
Nigerian govt orders probe of mass failure by foreign-trained doctors
Government says some new foreign medical institutions are offering medical studies of unusually short duration.