Osinbajo, GAVI delegation discuss Nigeria’s healthcare system
“The funding of our health care system … cannot depend on the budgetary allocation alone.”
NHIS: Regulators should be blamed for poor coverage of Nigerians – Official
The official also absolves the HMOs of corruption.
WHO budgets $178 million on health issues in Nigeria for two years
The money will be expended on polio eradication, communicable diseases, promotion of healthcare and emergencies arising from of outbreak of diseases
World Bank officials, Saraki, Adewole set for summit on health financing in Nigeria
The summit will galvanise talks on Nigeria’s health challenges.
Lassa fever: Death toll rises to 54 across Nigeria
About 272 cases of Lassa fever have been confirmed.
Lassa fever: Nigeria records 43 deaths in two months
Currently, testing is carried out across three laboratories in Nigeria.
New research shows possibility of human reproductive period extension
How to maintain egg quality with age has largely been ignored by researchers.
Don’t blame federal govt for poor state of primary health care facilities – Minister
The Senate on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to put primary health care centres across the country in good shape.
Workers’ strike grounds Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu
The facility is the only neuropsychiatric hospital in the South-east.
ECOWAS opens Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control in Abuja
The centre will handle disease coordination, surveillance, response, diagnosis, prevention and control across West Africa
Nigerian govt., medical doctors disagree on implementation of National Health Act
The NMA says the government has not kept to the dictates of the new law.
Nigerian hospital receives new radiotherapy machine
With the addition, the hospital now has three radiotherapy machines.
Nigeria has 11th highest newborn deaths globally – UNICEF
The report says eight of the 10 most dangerous places to be born are in sub-Saharan Africa, due to poverty, conflict and weak institutions
One in three Nigerian households consume contaminated water – Report
According to the survey, only 52.4 per cent of households in North-east states have access to potable water
Seven in ten deaths caused by Non Communicable Diseases – WHO
More than 15 million people between the ages of 30 and 70 die from NCDs annually.
Nigerian medical council inducts 249 foreign trained graduates
Over 400 medical and dental graduates failed the induction examination last year that enables them to practice in Nigeria.
Lagos donates N365 mobile clinic for cancer treatment
Governor Ambode says facility will give hope to patients of cancer-related diseases.