Monkeypox: Suspected cases in Nigeria spread to 11 states – Minister
Only three cases have actually been confirmed to be monkeypox.
Monkeypox: Gwagwalada residents reject polio vaccine for children
Some parents are citing the outbreak of Monkey pox in some states as their reason for preventing their children from receiving the polio vaccine
Agency raises alarm over two emerging cassava diseases
The diseases, which originated from East Africa, are moving toward Central Africa and West Africa, including Nigeria
Cholera: UNICEF, Borno govt. create hand washing points in IDP camps
About 3000 cases of cholera were recently recorded in the IDP camps.
UPDATED: Nigeria confirms three cases of Monkeypox
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, announced this Monday.
State House hospital received N1.2 billion in 3 years, Nigerian govt says
The hospital and its management have come under intense criticism from Nigerians including Aisha Buhari.
How false vaccination rumour caused panic across Nigeria
Parents in many parts of the country reacted to the rumour by pulling out children from primary schools.
Monkeypox: Nigeria to receive confirmatory test results Friday – Official
There have been over 30 suspected cases of the disease in seven states.
Nigeria needs to spend N712 billion annually to bridge healthcare financing deficit – BudgIT
Says Nigeria’s per capita spending on health is low even by African standard.
Nigeria commences major review of health sector; public doctors may be barred from private practice
The FEC set up a committee to review several concerns in the sector.
Nigerian govt to begin mass yellow fever vaccination December – Minister
The health minister says Nigeria has recorded ten cases this year.
Child, adolescent obesity increases tenfold in last four decades – WHO
The global agencies say children should reduce consumption of cheap, ultra-processed, calorie-dense, nutrient-poor foods.
Monkeypox: No confirmed case in Nigeria yet, Minister explains
The minister explains that results of tests on the suspected victims have not been released.
American firm signs pact to provide health facilities, train health workers across Northern Nigeria
The pact has five pillars to upgrade the health sector of the region
Niger signs N1.2 billion MoU with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The MoU is to improve healthcare delivery in the state.
Senate moves to check abuse of codeine cough syrup, other drugs in Northern Nigeria
The lawmakers note widespread misuse of the drugs by youth and women in the region.
Monkeypox: Nigeria records 31 suspected cases in seven states
The states include Bayelsa, Rivers, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun and Cross River.
Nigerian govt refutes rumour its medical outreach programme caused monkeypox
Apart from Bayelsa and Rivers, neighbouring Akwa Ibom has also reported suspected cases of the viral disease.
Monkeypox: Bayelsa doctor, two others fully recovered, others getting better – Official
The state again warns residents not to consume bush meat.