U.S. govt donates $90 million for HIV survey in Nigeria — Minister
The survey will begin in June and run for six months across Nigeria.
Health Workers Strike: Meeting deadlocked as JOHESU expects new govt offer
Health minister says meeting is ongoing to resolve the impasse.
JOHESU Strike: Ondo doctors pledge to work 24 hours
A statement on Wednesday by NMA state secretary said the association was not averse to the demands of JOHESU.
JOHESU: Why we are joining health workers’ strike — State union leaders
State and local unions are joining the strike Wednesday night.
What we’re doing to prevent Ebola outbreak in Nigeria – Health Minister
This is as a result of the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo from which 16 were reported dead by Tuesday
States, local govt health workers to join national strike
The nationwide strike has already crippled the health sector for three weeks.
Akwa Ibom partners private investor, foreign universities to open medical varsity
The new medical facility can employ up to 35,000 workers, an official says.
We’re still manufacturing, Emzor says; disputes NAFDAC closure
Emzor says NAFDAC only sealed its liquid line.
NBTS raises alarm on declining number of blood donors
Some respondents give reasons why they do not donate blood.
Codeine Addiction: Nigeria shuts down three pharmaceutical companies
The government recently banned production and importation of codeine.
Codeine Ban: Five other pharmaceutical drugs abused by Nigerians
The availability and possible medical needs of these other drugs indicate government must comprehensively review the drug policy.
About 600,000 Nigerians to receive oral cholera vaccine by June — WHO
It will be the largest cholera vaccination drive in history, with more than two million people in five African countries expected to participate.
Enugu Governor approves N8.5 million monthly for free maternal, child health programme
Some health colleges in Enugu get their accreditation.
Patients suffer as health workers’ strike grounds hospitals in Abuja
The National Hospital and all other public health facilities are not functioning, with only a few doctors managing to be at work.
VIDEO: Why you need to always keep your hand clean
The world Hand hygiene day is celebrated on May 5 to sensitise people on the need to always keep your hand clean.