Why Nigerian teaching hospitals are not doing well – Minister
Mr Adewole says state governors have virtually abandoned health care to the federal government
14 states yet to access basic health care provision fund – Minister (FULL LIST)
22 states are already drawing from the fund set aside by the federal government to cater for the basic health needs of Nigerians
#PHC4UHC: How traditional medicine can boost Nigeria’s Universal Health Coverage – Official
Practitioners say the sector is an untapped goldmine
Okorocha hands over hospitals to security agencies, churches under PPP
The hospitals were leased to the organisations for between five 99 years.
Lassa Fever: Kebbi govt confirms six cases, one death
The Lassa Fever cases were recorded between February and April.
#PHC4UHC: How we are holding Lagos govt accountable in health sector — CSOs
The CSOs say government officials are now appreciating the work of the organisations.
#PHC4UHC: Doctors identify loopholes in Lagos health insurance
The medical doctors say the government did not carry them along in drafting the document of the scheme.
#PHC4UHC: How technology will drive health insurance in Lagos – Commissioner
Jide Idris, the state’s commissioner for health said technology will be vital to the success of the scheme.
DFID spends N4bn to support 52,393 pregnant women in Zamfara
The programme supports the women with N4,000 monthly each, to take care of their babies for a period of two years.
#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…”
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.
#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.