Patients shun general hospital over dilapidated structures
“The structure is dilapidated and the environment is so bushy that patients prefer to travel to Azare for medical attention.”
We can’t end AIDS without ending discrimination against persons living with it – Official
“The world will never achieve the end of AIDS without bold actions to advance the human rights of the people left furthest behind.”
Unwanted pregnancy mainly caused by wrong use of contraceptives – Health Minister
“Contraceptive-failure, if you use it well, rarely fails.”
World AIDS Day: U.S. provides HIV testing, counselling to 12 million Nigerians
According to the envoy, 726,200 adults and 34,695 children are receiving treatment for HIV under the programme.
Nigerian govt., Unilever sign MOU on oral health programme
A similar programme was successful in other countries.
Expensive malaria drugs are not better, experts warn Nigerians
The groups also said the Nigerian government is showing ‘little commitment’ in fight against malaria.
40 per cent of people living with HIV don’t know their status – WHO
The number of HIV cases confirmed in Europe increased.
Nigeria’s primary healthcare centres in dismal state – Group
The active primary healthcare centres faced significant challenges of staffing, supplies and weak infrastructure.
Nigerians living with HIV protest, disrupt government conference
The protesters want government to spend more on health.
‘Nigeria has 350 orthopaedic surgeons for 170 million citizens’
Nigeria’s ratio is deficient by half of global standard.
Family doctors seek partnership with government to improve health services
“Family physicians are willing and eager to partner with government especially at the primary care level.”
Do not slash 2017 health budget, Minister tells lawmakers
The minister had claimed that last year’s budget was doctored.
Adamawa flags off maternal newborn, child health social protection scheme
“This event represents a giant stride in our collective efforts towards checkmating all health challenges affecting mothers.”
Nigeria offers to help South Sudan’s health sector
“We are willing to support you, it is our duty,” Nigeria’s health minister said.
Nigerians have 3rd highest rate of premature births in the world
Mr. Adewole, a professor of medicine, said Nigeria has an estimated 871,000 babies born preterm every year.
Group commences free heart surgery for 200 children
“We are providing this surgery to these children because it is very expensive to carry out such operations in the hospitals.”
Why rape, domestic violence persists in Nigeria – HURMA
“Our office receives reports almost on daily basis from victims of this evil acts.”
NACA to hold conference on HIV prevention in Nigeria
The conference holds on November 29.
Why Nigeria must take family planning serious – Experts
“If we continue on our present mindless trajectory of population growth, the way forward is clear.”