FG suspends NHIS Executive Secretar, Prof Yusuf

07 July 2017

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has directed the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf to proceed on three months suspension with immediate... Read More...

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One death reported as Anambra state announces Lassa fever outbreak

19 June 2017

Anambra Government has confirmed that a nursing student was killed by Lassa Fever, while sixty five others were being monitored. 

The Director of Public Health, State Ministry of Health,... Read More...

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Rising Spate of Suicide: Senate urges free mental healthcare

14 June 2017

The Senate has asked the Ministry of Health at all levels to set up free and accessible mental health stations in all government-owned hospitals and clinics across the country.

The...

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FG alerts on Bird flu outbreak in the FCT, 6 other states

03 June 2017

The Federal Government has alerted members of the public to the outbreak of Avian Influenza, popularly called Birdflu in the federal capital territory, FCT, and six states of the federation.

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Ebola Outbreak: NMA cautions FG on emergency response

16 May 2017

The Nigerian Medical Association has called on the federal government to strengthen its emergency response team at the nations’ borders and improve surveillance at other national routes of entry... Read More...

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Woman delivers baby holding coil meant to stop pregnancy

04 May 2017

A mother who had an Intra-Uterine Device implanted into her to prevent her from becoming pregnant did not just get pregnant, her baby was actually born along with the coil that should have... Read More...

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Scary: Meningitis death toll hits 813 - Minister

27 April 2017

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has confirmed that the death toll from the meningitis outbreak in the country has risen to 813.

Prof. Adewole confirmed this on Wednesday after the...

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Lagos need 720m gallons of water daily - Gov. Ambode

13 April 2017

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration remains committed to bridging the daily deficit of potable water in the State without inflicting tax burden on the... Read More...

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Meningitis: Emir Sanusi condemns comment by Gov. Yari

05 April 2017

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has slammed the Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari for stating that the current outbreak of CerebroSpinal meningitis is God’s way of pouring his anger on... Read More...

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Federal Ministry of Health says Cocacola products are safe - See full statement

17 March 2017

The Federal Ministry of Health has cleared the air on the contentious safety guarantee of consuming carbonated drink, manufactured by beverage giant, Cocacola.

A Federal High Court in...

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