Nigerian govt sets aside N28 billion to fund primary health care intervention in 2018
The project will also include the purchase of drugs for 20,000 Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS.
Consumer council seeks to enforce patients’ rights in Nigerian hospitals
The official says CPC would soon roll out regulations on guarantees and warranties.
Why cancer is killing 10,000 Nigerians annually — Minister
Mrs. Osinbajo laments the continuous death of Nigerians due to cancer.
10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually — Minister
The government commissions a new cancer treatment centre.
Six years after, cancer machine at National Hospital begins operation
Cancer treatment machines at government hospitals had all broken down.
10 percent of drugs in developing countries are substandard — WHO
Many of the products are anti-malaria drugs and antibiotics.
Researchers launch two studies in Africa on new HIV vaccine
The three-year vaccine trial involves 2,600 women in southern Africa
Global response to malaria at crossroads due to reduced funding – WHO
The 2017 World Malaria Report shows that Nigeria is among 15 countries carrying 80 per cent of global malaria burden.
NHIS to expand access to affordable cancer treatment – Official
The official says most enrolees are ignorant of the benefits of scheme.
2018 Budget: Senate to counter Buhari, ensure better allocation to health – Lawmaker
The lawmakers want to ensure implementation of the National Health Act which the executive has not implemented.
Don’t wait until complications before seeing dentists, experts urge Nigerians
The 2017 National Oral Heath Week holds from December 1.
Nigerian govt accuses NGOs, importers of illegal activities in health sector
The finance ministry alleged that some NGOs sell drugs meant to be given free to beneficiaries.
Only one-third of Nigerians in need of HIV treatment are getting it – NACA
Says required treatment cost is about 60 per cent of Nigeria’s 2017 health budget
Seven Nigerian health workers killed in auto crash
An official says seven others survived the accident.
More life threatening diseases may ravage Nigeria if … – Professor
The don gave an inaugural lecture.
‘Senate to pass bill establishing Nigeria disease centre before end of 2017’
A lawmaker says the senate is committed to the development of the health sector.
Fistula patients to get free surgical, laboratory services – Minister of Health
The condition results in an uncontrollable leakage of urine and faeces.
U.S. Scientists find new possible cure for leukemia
A new study was released on the possibility Tuesday.
World Children’s Day: Invest more in children, UNICEF urges Nigerian govt
The theme of this year’s World Children’s Day is ”KidsTakeOver.”
Nigeria to establish control programme to tackle Noma disease
The disease eats off the soft tissues of the mouth, face or genitals and mainly affects children under the age of 12 in poor countries in Africa
After criticisms, Nigerian govt cuts state house clinic budget
The clinic has been under public scrutiny lately.
U.S spends over $4 billion on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria — Envoy
The spending stretches from 2004.