Why women are susceptible to dental challenges during pregnancy
Although many women go through the nine months with no dental discomfort, for some, pregnancy can sprout old dental issues or create new ones.
HIV/AIDS: PEPFAR to partner Nigerian governors for free testing, treatment
The proposal was tabled during a visit to the secretariat of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday.
Global Fund: Nigerian govt. pledges $12 million to end HIV, TB, Malaria
World leaders at the Sixth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) in Lyon, France pledged a total of $14.02 billion for the next three years
Five months after disbursement of N327 million, ambulances yet to appear on accident-prone highways
The ambulances are supposed to go to Abuja-Lokoja, Lagos-Ibadan, Doka-Kaduna, Onitsha-Akwa, Lagos-Ore and Abeokuta-Lagos highways.
Chances of newborns reaching age five vary nearly four-fold among local governments in Nigeria – Study
The study finds that a newborn in Garki Local Government Area of Jigawa State has less chance than another in Egor local government area of Edo State.
Nigeria, seven others ‘yet to make progress on TB eradication’- Report
India, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and South Africa accounted for 66 per cent of the new TB cases.
National Health Dialogue: How states implement health insurance programmes
All the officials alluded to the need for a nationwide awareness especially in the informal sector.
How Nigeria can revive its health sector – Nigerian Sovereign Investment boss
Mr Orji said the Nigerian health sector is in a big problem and needs urgent attention
National Health Dialogue: How traditional institutions can help achieve universal health coverage – Emir
The emir said the involvement of traditional rulers would ensure healthcare meets specific quality and local needs requirements
National Health Dialogue: Contraceptives do not cause cancer — Expert
A participant has raised the question about the “myths of contraceptives as causal agents for cancer”.
National Health Dialogue: NPHCDA official seeks autonomy for healthcare facilities
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) official says granting health facilities autonomy would improve their services
National Health Dialogue: ‘Nine Reasons Nigeria May Not Achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030’
The official said Nigeria is “already off track” in its quest to attain UHC by 2030.
National Health Dialogue: Nigerians continue discussions on achieving Universal Health Coverage (Live Updates)
On Tuesday, various stakeholders including the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, discussed issues affecting the health sector and proffered solutions to them.
National Health Dialogue: Experts, survivors demand free cancer screening for Nigerians
A cancer survivor said the government should provide free services for the screening of three common cancers.
94 per cent Nigerians do not practice proper hand washing – UNICEF
The Fund says the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector in Nigeria is facing an interesting time with the recent declaration of state of emergency in the sector.
National Health Dialogue: How religious leaders can improve maternal health care – JAMB Registrar
Mr Oloyede said a way of assisting in maternal healthcare is to properly educate parents on their responsibilities to the child
National Health Dialogue: Nigerians discuss challenges, solutions of achieving universal coverage (LIVE UPDATES)
Participants will discuss the most pressing issues affecting the health sector and co-create home-grown solutions.
National Health Dialogue: Why Nigerians should demand accountability in health budget
“We should start probing what was done with the actual budgetary releases and this demand should be led by the citizens,” says a panelist.
World Thrombosis Day: Why air travellers face greater risk, especially with alcohol — Expert
Nearly 90 to 95 per cent of air travellers in economy class would have thrombosis at the knee because it is constricted.
National Health Dialogue: Six Things You Should Expect
The two-day dialogue session opens on Tuesday at the Nixon Luxury Hotel, Abuja.
Healthy diet can prevent 45% of under-5 mortality – Official
“Without good diet, the body is prone to diseases, infection, fatigue, poor performance and malnutrition.’