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National hospital receives second cancer treatment machine

The National Hospital, has taken delivery of the second Radiotherapy machine for cancer treatment in Abuja. 

The Elekta machine for Linear Accelerator, LINAC, is made up of several components to be coupled and installed soon. 

Speaking in a brief interview at the hospital, the [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018

Dapchi abductions: ‘no excuses, just secure their release’

Several weeks after 110 school girls were abducted from their dormitories in Government Girls Science and Technical College Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram terrorists, affected families and concerned Nigerians have been eagerly awaiting their release, hoping that their abduction would not be [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

FG applauds Shell for donating cancer treatment machine

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has commended Shell Petroleum Development Company for donating a cancer treatment machine to the National Hospital, Abuja.

The minister made the commendation in a statement issued by Mrs Boade Akinola, Director, Media and Public Relation of the minis [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018

Buhari misled to reject Peace Corps bill – Commandant

The Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari was misled into rejecting the Peace Corps bill.

Speaking at a press briefing organised by the Council of Commandants and Board of Trustees of the corps in Abuja last Friday to review the develo [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018

Catholic communication committee tasked to propagate truth

Communication Committee for St. Donald Catholic Church, Karu, Abuja, has been tasked to propagate truth at all times as well as spread the gospel through their work.

Inaugurating the committee yesterday during the 8am mass at the parish, the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr Boniface Ngene, said the commi [...]

Sun, 11 February 2018

Group seeks partnership with health ministry

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 [...]

Fri, 09 February 2018

Adewole calls for harmonisation of NCDC bill

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 [...]

Fri, 09 February 2018

FG launches drug related policies, guidelines

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 [...]

Fri, 09 February 2018


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