The former Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii, has said that Nigeria’s laws are too lenient to punish drug counterfeiters.
Orhii, who stated this in a chat with journalists in his home in Makurdi, lamented that drug coun [...]
As the rate of malnutrition continues to affect the growth and development of the Nigerian child, Nestlé Nigeria has called on pregnant as well as nursing mothers to feed on adequate nutrient that are beneficial.
Speaking to journalists at the Nestlé media workshop on 'Good Nu [...]
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the issue of maternal health could not be addressed without tackling the issue of family planning.
The minister stated this in Abuja when he received a report on maternal health in Nigeria, which was presented by Chima Izugbara, a Senio [...]
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has commended the Global Fund and United State Agency for International Development, USAID, in building a magnificent premier medical warehouse to manage drugs distribution system in Nigeria.
The minister, who made the commendation shortly after inspecti [...]
A survey by National Population Commission, NPC, has lamented the high prevalence of violence against children, showing that six out of 10 children in Nigeria experience some form of violation.
Addressing journalists at a two-day media dialogue organised by the United Nations Children's Fun [...]
With the aim to build capacity for the implementation of HIV strategy for Adolescent and Young People, AYP, stakeholders in the health sector brainstorm on its content and programmes.
Speaking to journalists at a capacity building meeting held in Lagos the Senior Special Assistance to the gover [...]
Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, under the aegis of Health Sector Reform Coalition, HSRC, has called for the return of the one percent consolidated fund captured in the National Health Act to the 2017 health budget.
In a statement jointly signed by the country representative, Champions for Ch [...]
In a bid to tackle the daunting challenges facing the Nigeria’s health sector, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has inaugurated health steering committee in Abuja.
According to the minister, this is to address some of the challenges ranging from data collections, and man [...]
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