Health Workers Strike: Govt’s claim of implementing 14 demands false – JOHESU
The union accuses the minister of lying, misrepresentation of facts.
Health Workers Strike: Nigerian govt, JOHESU hold crucial meeting Monday
The minister outlines some moves made to resolve the crises.
Gene therapy can be used to cure Cancer, Sickle Cell Anaemia – Expert
Gene therapy is the introduction of normal genes into cells in place of missing or defective ones.
Nigerian public health groups set up training centre in Abuja
The centre wants to serve as a platform for credible civil society groups in the health space to improve the skill set of their members.
Hong Kong scientists invent ‘universal antibody drug’ for HIV prevention
The new findings were published in the April issue of Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Five things likely to happen in Nigeria’s health sector if JOHESU strike persists
JOHESU, the association of other health workers apart from medical doctors and dentists on Wednesday began an indefinite strike
Nigerian govt approves licensing, commercialisation of anti-sickle cell drug
FEC gave the licensing agreement to NAPRED and May and Baker Plc.
Nigerian health workers strike will end soon – Minister
Says a high-level committee is reviewing the demands of the workers
World Malaria Day: Nigeria unlikely to achieve Malaria elimination by 2030 — Report
Experts suggest that the capacity of regulators to check influx of substandard malaria products be strengthened.
World Malaria Day: 10 interesting facts about Malaria
The World Malaria Day 2018, has the theme: “Ready to beat malaria”.
WHO urges more political commitment to reduce malaria burden in Africa
Globally, Nigeria currently has the highest burden, accounting for 27 per cent of the disease’s prevalence rate.
Hajj 2018: Nigeria assures Saudi authorities of tackling Lassa fever
Mr Adewole says the ministry is ready to tackle any disease outbreak, not just Lassa fever.
World Malaria Day: Advocates aim at eliminating disease by 2030
Nigeria is the highest-burden country, accounting for 27 percent of global malaria cases
How ‘ogbono soup’ can improve efficacy of anti-malaria drugs — Researcher
The popular Ogbono helps with dissolution of drugs like Artemether.
INTERVIEW: What Nigerian govt must do to end health workers strike – JOHESU Vice Chairman
The official says the union will no longer negotiate but wait for the government to fulfil its agreement with it.
Minister, governor beg health workers to suspend strike
They assure the demands of the workers would be addressed
JUTH receives N110 million heart surgery equipment, begins operation May 26
Before now, heart surgeries were done in Abuja U.S.-based Hospital for Humanity.
Health workers’ strike: Nigerian govt sets up committee to reconsider JOHESU demands
”The high level Federal Government team will continue its meeting on Monday and Tuesday”.
Nigeria pledges to secure N108 billion to eliminate malaria
The statement said Nigeria also pledged an additional $18.7 million to leverage $37 million from the Global Fund .
INTERVIEW: Less than 10% Nigerian households have access to potable water – UNICEF Chief
He explains why a tariff system is important to ensure that Nigerians can get the water they need at the household level
Why Nigeria can’t defeat a disease threatening 97% of its population
As Nigeria gets set to celebrate World Malaria Day, its anti-malaria response is still far behind global expectation.
Nigeria to secure $300 million loan to finance national malaria strategy
Nigeria will be using the money to elevate malaria on the national priority list.
Health Workers Strike: We are unmoved by FG’s ‘No Work no Pay’ threat – JOHESU
The strike has affected health care delivery in parts of the country.