Blow whistle on illegal drug production, NAFDAC urges Nigerians
It says it lacks the manpower to effectively monitor production and distribution of drugs in Nigeria
Why sex education should be taught in Nigerian secondary schools – SFH
Government has prepared a report on the impact of the subject on combatting HIV/AIDS.
Health workers’ union proposes N1.2 billion hospital
The hospital will have 300-bed spaces.
Nigerian health workers pass vote of no confidence on Minister
The workers accuse the minister of pandering to interests of only medical doctors.
Court, Medical Council yet to act a year after ‘negligence’ caused woman’s death
A 29-year-old woman died at the Abuja Federal Medical Centre after doctors allegedly abandoned her.
Community health workers to begin administering contraceptives in Nigeria
Kaduna and Ondo have been selected as pilot states to kick start the scheme.
Medical directors sue Abuja area council over ‘illegal charges’
Officials of AMAC were not present in the court
Senate Begins Hearing On Petition Against Registrar Of Nigerian Medical and Dental Council
Some graduates of foreign medical schools and their parents petition against the Council
270,000 Nigerian children living with HIV – UNICEF
Nigeria also recorded 37,000 new HIV infections among children.
Nigeria loses N175 billion annually to medical tourism -Former Health Minister
“Skill proficiency becomes a victim as both trainers and trainees are not exposed to enough cases.”
World AIDS Day: Stakeholders deliberate on stigmatisation of people living with HIV
The participants, which included health experts, spoke at a World AIDS day event.
Nigerian govt sets aside N28 billion to fund primary health care intervention in 2018
The project will also include the purchase of drugs for 20,000 Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS.
Consumer council seeks to enforce patients’ rights in Nigerian hospitals
The official says CPC would soon roll out regulations on guarantees and warranties.
Why cancer is killing 10,000 Nigerians annually — Minister
Mrs. Osinbajo laments the continuous death of Nigerians due to cancer.
10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually — Minister
The government commissions a new cancer treatment centre.
Six years after, cancer machine at National Hospital begins operation
Cancer treatment machines at government hospitals had all broken down.
10 percent of drugs in developing countries are substandard — WHO
Many of the products are anti-malaria drugs and antibiotics.
Researchers launch two studies in Africa on new HIV vaccine
The three-year vaccine trial involves 2,600 women in southern Africa
Global response to malaria at crossroads due to reduced funding – WHO
The 2017 World Malaria Report shows that Nigeria is among 15 countries carrying 80 per cent of global malaria burden.
NHIS to expand access to affordable cancer treatment – Official
The official says most enrolees are ignorant of the benefits of scheme.
2018 Budget: Senate to counter Buhari, ensure better allocation to health – Lawmaker
The lawmakers want to ensure implementation of the National Health Act which the executive has not implemented.
Don’t wait until complications before seeing dentists, experts urge Nigerians
The 2017 National Oral Heath Week holds from December 1.