#PHC4UHC: How State Health Insurance will be implemented in Lagos – Govt, Experts
The Lagos government, however, says it not in a rush to fully roll out the scheme.
#PHC4UHC: Be accountable when tracking health funds, programmes, policy experts tell CSOs
The NIPSS delegation is currently in Lagos for a continuation of their study tour.
Malnutrition: Senator seeks import waiver for ready to use therapeutic food
Mr Tejuosho says many children under the age of five in Nigeria’s northeast are suffering from acute malnutrition
Boko Haram: Nigeria govt spent over N5 billion on humanitarian services in Borno – Minister
Mr Adewole says 888,868 persons, in 25 accessible LGAs, have directly benefited from the project.
#PHC4UHC: Buhari concerned about Nigerians’ out-of-pocket health spending – NIPSS
”…This year, President (Buhari) charged the course participants to find how best to fund healthcare delivery in Nigeria…”
New technology enables large-scale production of artemisinin for malaria
This technology reportedly solves the main shortcomings in the traditional artemisinin production process.
How ulcer patients should observe Ramadan – Expert
He says ulcer patients should be able to realise the type of food that precipitates the crisis in them.
Consumer protection agency warns against use of carbide, other chemicals to ripen fruits
The Commission advised consumers to exercise caution and vigilance by examining what they purchase and intend to consume.
Arrest Of Women In Abuja: What Nigerian law says about prostitution
Authorities of the Nigerian capital have used prostitution as a justification to arrest women at nightclubs.
Nigerian-German mother seeks life-saving stem cell transplant donor
Getting the right match has been made difficult by her descent.
#PHC4UHC: Etsu Nupe laments medical tourism among Nigerians
Shortage of human resources, poor infrastructure and inadequate funding are some of the challenges the monarch said are bedevilling the country’s health sector.
Senate summons minister over state of facilities in Nigerian teaching hospitals
A lawmaker calls for the establishment of a Teaching Hospital Commission which will help coordinate the sector.
#PHC4UHC: Niger governor identifies major challenge of state’s health sector
Mr Bello also speaks on the ‘PHC Under One Roof’ project.
#PHC4UHC: Nigeria’s ex-head of state speaks on challenges of fake drugs
Mr Abubakar speaks on his experiences while he was in government.
2019 World Asthma Day: 15 million Nigerians have Asthma
World Asthma Day is an annual event organised by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness.
#PHC4UHC: Why we’ll not engage HMOs for health insurance – Niger Govt.
A state official explains why the authorities took the position.
#PHC4UHC: Nigeria’s policy experts tour primary health institutions
The project is coordinated by NIPSS in collaboration with the Development Research and Project Centre (DRPC).
Handwashing: NCDC launches project to protect health workers from infections
The ‘Turn Nigeria Orange’ Project aims to strengthen the culture of hand hygiene and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in healthcare institutions.
2000 medical workers leaving Nigeria annually – NMA
The association says it will produce statistics on the exodus of medical doctors from Nigeria