Nigerian govt outlines eight ways to avert Cholera
Use safe water to brush your teeth, wash and prepare food, the NCDC said.
Kano announces free malaria drugs, introduces reward, punishment policy in health sector
Kano lawmakers also passed a bill to regulate private health institutions.
$2.5 billion funding: Women to access free family planning services soon
Nigeria pledged to remove impediments to family planning for women and girls.
Nigerian regulators yet to act months after evidence of unsafe acid levels in Mirinda, Lucozade
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control have failed to act.
World Population Day: NPC decries lack of access to family planning services
This year’s event is aimed at sensitizing Nigerians on the need to embark on family planning methods.
Paediatrician warns against using antifungal as body cream
“The rate at which some mothers do this now is alarming and they even prescribe it to others openly.”
Industrial court threatens to jail director of Federal Medical Centre
The medical director did not implement a court order.
HIV/AIDS: Nigeria risks one million deaths in five years, NACA warns
“If our major donors decide to stop funding HIV/AIDs programme, almost a million Nigerians will come off the treatments.”
‘Highly infectious’ chicken pox contained at Abuja IDP camp after affecting 24
Residents of the camp complain about inadequate food.
U.S. provides $10,000 to complete Abuja rural health facility
Mr. Young noted that Nigeria is the only country in Africa still on the endemic list for polio.
West African nurses, midwives meet in Abuja, urged to improve on emergency management
The Nigerian Health Minister represented Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the event.
Nigeria to upgrade health facilities with N9 billion – Official
“The idea is to upgrade a number of hospitals by getting first class facilities to have the best practice.”
Married women, girls turning to drugs in Borno – NDLEA
The agency blamed the Boko Haram insurgency for the heightened substance abuse in the state.
Gombe builds N1 billion hospital for pregnant women, children
Equipped with ultramodern facilities, the hospital will cater for the needs of women and children in the state.
Nigeria establishes centre to coordinate immunisation activities
The National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre will govern routine immunisation programmes in the country.
Nigeria adopts shorter treatment for drug-resistant Tuberculosis
The regimen was launched on Monday.
Court hears suit against Federal Hospital accused of medical negligence
The case was filed by Portia Sambo, whose daughter, Sandra David, died allegedly as a result of negligence by the hospital.
Six months later, Medical Council still investigating alleged medical negligence at Abuja hospital
A PREMIUM TIMES investigation had highlighted alleged cases of negligence at the public hospital.
Early, exclusive breastfeeding can reduce neonatal mortality — Consultant
Most neonatal deaths are due to preventable causes, the consultant said.