WHO unveils ambitious health plans for three billion people globally
The 13th General Programme of Work will guide the work of the global health agency from 2019 to 2023
JOHESU: Minister sympathises with health workers involved in road accident
19 JOHESU members were involved in an accident along the Benin-Auchi road on Saturday.
400 pharmacies, patent medicine stores sealed in Adamawa
The affected comprise 35 pharmacies and 365 patent medicine stores.
Measures are in place to curtail spread of Ebola in Nigeria — WHO
There has been a scare that the Ebola outbreak which has been ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo might spread to Nigeria.
Nigerian govt committed to resolving dispute with JOHESU — Minister
The government appeals to the union to return to work while talks continue.
Despite JOHESU’s call, minister expresses govt’s commitment to end health workers’ strike
He added that government would continue to engage in continuous dialogue on how to improve the sector.
Six common ailments you can avoid during rainy season
High standards of hygiene will protect you against the diseases
JOHESU ‘unmoved’ by court order directing resumption of work
JOHESU says it is yet to be served the order.
NMA accuses JOHESU of sabotaging healthcare delivery
The Plateau body says JOHESU members have tampered with laboratory chemicals and shut down medicine stores.
Health Workers Strike: JOHESU wants health minister sacked
The health workers also accuse the labour minister, leading the strike negotiations, of bias.
What we’re doing to improve patient-doctor relationship in Nigeria – Medical Practitioners
“Patients, and not the doctors, are the most important persons in the hospital.”
2018 Budget: NMA commends lawmakers on healthcare fund
The medical doctors say the Consolidated Health Care Fund will help revamp the Primary Health Care system.
Hypertension: Foods, drinks patients must avoid or watch
Once known to affect the elderly, the disease now also affects the young.
World Hypertension Day: Be active, do exercise to avoid disease – Experts
Regular brisk walking increases pump rate of blood and helps strengthen the heart and lungs, they say.
Health Workers’ Strike: Why negotiations are slow — JOHESU
The minister’s ‘body language’ is escalating the matter, a frustrated official says.
World Hypertension Day: Doctors advise Nigerians on disease, prevention, treatment
They lament the low level of awareness of the disease in the country.
Congo Health Ministry warns of ‘new phase’ in Ebola outbreak
A case of the deadly virus was detected for the first time in the northwest city of Mbandaka.
Nigerian govt, UNICEF to procure therapeutic food for malnourished Nigerian children
Estimated 2.5 million Nigerian children under the age of five have severe acute malnutrition.
2018 Budget: NYSC members to get health insurance – Official
A corps member died in an NYSC camp.
Yobe governor approves 100% payment of new salary structure for health workers
The new salary structure places the salaries of medical workers in Yobe at par with that of the Federal Government staff.
Senate urges quick measures to prevent ebola outbreak in Nigeria
The lawmakers also called for quick resolution of the ongoing crisis in the health sector.