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PHC, core of Nigeria’ health system - Oluyombo

The Director of Medical Services, Lagos State Primary Health Care Board, Dr Sanni Oluyombo, has said that the National Health Policy recognises Primary Health Care, PHC, as the core of Nigeria's health system.
Addressing journalists in Lagos at a programme organised by Development Communicat [...]

Tue, 16 August 2016


Cybercrime, threat to national security - FG

The Federal government has said that the rise in cybercrime is a threat to national security saying all effort will be harnessed to curb the alarming increase in the country.
Delivering a keynote address at the NGSecure 2016 Information Security Conference organised by DIFENSORE Consulting in La [...]

Tue, 16 August 2016


PSN/PACFaH lauds FG’s essential drugs approval

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, under the Partnership For Child and Family Health, PACFaH, has applauded the federal government’s approval of essential drugs for pneumonia and diarrhoea.
Speaking to journalists in Lagos at a media dialogue, senior programme officer of PSN/PACFa [...]

Wed, 29 June 2016


LUTH CMD calls for collaboration, achieves first open heart surgery

The Chief Medical Director, CMD, of Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Prof. Chris Bode, has called on all stakeholders in Nigeria to collaborate with the hospital as it carried out its first open heart surgery.
Briefing journalists in Lagos, the CMD said "this successful achievement [...]

Fri, 10 June 2016


Cyber security next threat to humanity - Group

In preparation of the international Information Security Conference, Ngsecure 2016, a group known as DIFENSORE says cyber security is the next threat to humanity after terrorism
In a statement signed by the conference director, Kayode Eyinade and made available to our correspondent in Lagos, he [...]

Mon, 06 June 2016


Nigeria ranks second in maternal mortality globally - NGO

Worried by the maternal mortality rate in Nigeria, an international non-governmental organisation, Pathfinder, has said globally, Nigeria ranks second after India. 
The program manager for Pathfinder International, Dr. Habeeb Salami, made this revelation at a media advocacy seminar in Lagos [...]

Mon, 06 June 2016


Malaria accounts for high date rate in Nigeria - NIMR

As Nigeria joins other countries to commemorate World Malaria Day, the Director General of Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Dr. Innocent Ujah, has lamented the high percentage of death caused by malaria.
In a joint collaboration between NIMR and Malaria Society of Nigeria, MSN, to co [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


PACFaH talks tough on vaccine budget slash, seeks review

Following the World Health Organisation, WHO, declaration that Nigeria has successfully interrupted polio virus transmission as no case was detected since 2014 and commemorating 2016 Africa Vaccination Week, Partnership For Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PAcFaH, has called the Federal government [...]

Tue, 26 April 2016


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