WHO calls for strengthening of health system across nations

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus By a Tobias Lengnan Dapam World Health Organization (WHO) has called for health systems strengthening across the Nations. Addressing the Assembly, at the 71st World Assembly of World Health Organization, WHO, on Monday in Geneva, the Director General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, strengthening the health systems More...

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By new On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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JOHESU debunks reports of Court order against strike

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The leadership of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has debunked reports in the media that the on-going strike being embarked upon by the Unions has been stopped by a court injunction. JOHESU More...

By new On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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FG signs pact with UNICEF for procurement of Therapeutic food

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole Folorunsho By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Air pollution kills 7m people annually – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than seven million people die every year from exposure to polluted air. According to a WHO report on Wednesday, ambient, or outdoor air pollution alone caused some More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Nigerian nurses want “state of emergency” declared in health sector

In an effort to sanitise the country’s health sector, the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has pleaded with the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency to save it from collapse. Mr More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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World Malaria Day: Adamawa govt earmarks N2bn for malaria epidemic

From Umar Dankano,Yola The Adamawa state Government said by 2020, malaria will be completely rooted out of the state. Speaking during commemoration of 2018 World Malaria Day in Yola, Wednesday, the commissioner More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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ICPC inaugurates NFF anti-corruption unit

Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, Kwara chapter, has urged government at all levels and traditional rulers to increase awareness on malaria among rural dwellers. The association’s Chairman, Mr Adejuwon More...

By new On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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4.3 million Nigerian children still miss out on vaccinations every year – UNICF

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Nigeria has made great strides in reducing deaths of under 5-year-old children from 158 to 120 per 1000 births between 2011 and 2016. Yet, during the same period, the coverage of the main More...

By new On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Group begs El- Rufai’ to ascent bill on child welfare

From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Following the passage of a bill called Child Welfare and Protection into law by Kaduna State House of Assembly, members of civil society organisations rose from a meeting in Kaduna to More...

By new On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Immunisation: Nasarawa Commissioner calls for collective effort

From Gambo Ahmed, Lafia As Nasarawa state joined the African vaccination week annual event, the state commissioner of health Doctor Daniel Iya said that arrangement has been concluded for rallies, road shows at More...