The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has officially confirmed the death of 90 persons from Lassa fever.
The situation report from NCDC for week eight, released on Friday disclosed that from January 1 to February 25, 2018, 1081 suspected cases and 90 deaths have been reported from 18 s [...]
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria stands to gain a lot by aligning with organisations who were able to offer innovative and transformative opportunities that would accelerate healthcare delivery in the country.
Adewole said this while speaking with officers from [...]
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called for the harmonization of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, a bill for better disease surveillance and outbreak investigations in Nigeria.
The minister made this call during the public hearing of the bill establishing the Nigeria Ce [...]
The Federal Ministry of Health has launched the drug-related health policies and guidelines document.
The documents: National Policy for Controlled Medicines and its Implementation Strategies, National Guidelines for Quantification of Narcotic Medicines, National Guidelines for Estimation of Ps [...]
A Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2017 has shown that in Nigeria more than half of the population of children age five to fourteen years are involved in child labour.
The proportion of these children partaking in this trade increased from 47.1 percent in 2011 to 50.8 percent in 2017. [...]
The U.S. Government through the President’s Malaria Initiative, PMI, has donated 2.9 million bed nets for distribution in Sokoto State.
The bed nets, valued at $8.1 million, will be distributed in all 23 local government areas of the State.
In a statement by the U.S. Embassy [...]
As part of efforts to tackle the scourge of cancer in the country, experts have advocated for adequate funding of cancer centers and treatment.
Senior Health Specialist, International Finance Corporation, IFC, of the World Bank Group, Dr. Olumide Okunola, in his presentation in Abuj [...]
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has urged leaders of health professional bodies to ensure harmonious working relationship among their members.
He made the call when members of the Committee of Registrars of Health Professions, CRHP, made an advocacy visit to his office rece [...]
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