Canada earmarks $3.5 billion to tackle health challenges of Nigerian women, children
The intervention lasts till 2020.
Fresh Crisis looms in Nigeria’s health sector as doctors threaten mass ‘sabbatical’
“Government should not allow itself to be intimidated by illegal bodies like JOHESU in the health sector.”
WHO says 3.2 million birth defect-related disabilities occur yearly
About 276,000 newborn deaths occur annually
Nigerian doctors warn against declining immunisation coverage
Only 33 per cent of children around 12 to 23 months of age had three doses of pentavalent vaccine.
HIV/AIDS: Nigerian researcher calls for clinical trial of his drug
The findings have been presented at different international conferences.
Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage
Western funders complained of Mr. Mugabe’s appointment.
Akwa Ibom governor speaks on closure of N41 billion hospital
“I was paying doctors’ salaries from my imprest,” he said.
Catalan Independence: 1,066 treated, five hospitalised
More than 80 per cent of those seeking treatment reported bruises.
Nigerian govt releases N3.5 billion for nationwide vaccination – Official
An official outlines timeline for the project.
Plague kills 94 in Madagascar, WHO says working to prevent spread
The outbreak already looks big when compared with the 3,248 cases and 584 deaths reported worldwide from 2010 to 2015.
Nigeria has third highest infant mortality rate in the world – WHO
Five countries accounted for half of new-born deaths in the world last year.
Akpabio keeps mum on closure of N41 billion Akwa Ibom hospital
Cardiocare Hospital, which managed the hospital, has refused to comment.
Flooding helped spread monkeypox — Health officials
Before outbreak, many states were ravaged by floods.
11 children die of whooping cough in Kano – Official
About 40 other children affected by the same disease were receiving medical attention.
Buhari was adequately briefed on poor condition of State House Clinic – CMD
The hospital lacks basic amenities including drugs and equipment.
Beware of organ harvesters, minister warns Nigerians
The ministry had earlier issued same warning to NMA.
How I was elected member U.S. Academy of Medicine – Nigerian Professor
“I had all my education – primary, secondary and university – in Nigeria and I am always proud of that.”
Monkeypox: Suspected cases in Nigeria spread to 11 states – Minister
Only three cases have actually been confirmed to be monkeypox.
Monkeypox: Gwagwalada residents reject polio vaccine for children
Some parents are citing the outbreak of Monkey pox in some states as their reason for preventing their children from receiving the polio vaccine
Agency raises alarm over two emerging cassava diseases
The diseases, which originated from East Africa, are moving toward Central Africa and West Africa, including Nigeria
Cholera: UNICEF, Borno govt. create hand washing points in IDP camps
About 3000 cases of cholera were recently recorded in the IDP camps.
UPDATED: Nigeria confirms three cases of Monkeypox
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, announced this Monday.
State House hospital received N1.2 billion in 3 years, Nigerian govt says
The hospital and its management have come under intense criticism from Nigerians including Aisha Buhari.