Health

U.S. provides 3.85 million bed nets for Bauchi state

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has handed over 3.85 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets as part of its comprehensive effort to control malaria across Nigeria to the Bauchi state government.

The donation was made possible through the U.S. Presid [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018


Health ministry unveils 2018 national nutrition & health survey

Nigeria’s Ministry of Health has unveiled the 2018 National Nutrition and Health Survey NNHS/SMART Survey report.

Speaking at the dissemination meeting held in Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said that the report, being the third since 2014 and 2015, was to further dem [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


UNICEF, NOA intensify immunization campaign

As part of efforts to increase immunization uptake in Lagos State, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, and National Orientation Agency, NOA, has kicked off community rally.

Addressing journalists at Kosofe local government area, UNICEF Immunization Specialist, Dr. Charles Nwosisi, e [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


Minister inaugurates medical, dental council

The federal government has inaugurated the Governing Council for the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. 

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who inaugurated the council in Abuja, also charged the chairman and members of the council to work towards achieving the responsibilities be [...]

Sun, 25 November 2018


Minister inaugurates medical, dental council

 

The federal government has inaugurated the Governing Council for the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. 

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who inaugurated the council in Abuja, also charged the chairman and members of the council to work towards achieving the r [...]

Sun, 25 November 2018


Weightlifting is good for your heart – Study

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new Iowa State University study.

Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield any additional benefit, the researchers found.

"People may [...]

Sun, 18 November 2018


FG reaffirms commitment to mental disorders

The permanent secretary, Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi, has reaffirmed the commitment of the federal government towards reducing cases of mental disorder in the country. 

Abdullahi said that the country’s high burden of mental disorders were due to inadequate attention [...]

Sun, 18 November 2018


Coca-Cola, FG launch N4bn safe birth initiative

The federal government, Coca-Cola and an NGO, Medshare International Inc, have launched the Safe Birth Initiative, SBI, with the inauguration of the first set of life-saving medical equipment officially handed over to National Hospital, Abuja.

The Safe Birth Initiative is a critical interventio [...]

Mon, 05 November 2018


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