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FG, ROCHE partner on provision of health services

The federal government has partnered with Roche Pharmaceutical Industry to improve the health system in the country.

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, revealed this while receiving the Chief Executive Officer of Roche Pharmaceutical, Dr. Severin Schwan in his office in Abuja.

The mi [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Ministry to acquire mobile treatment machines

In an effort to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that his ministry would procure mobile solution treatment machines and distribute to the 774 local government councils.

Adewole said that the ministry would also purchase bigger sizes of [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Visit of world leaders: we want to see benefits - Nigerians

Nigeria was recently flooded with visits by world leaders. Just before leaving for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, FOCAC, in Beijing, China, last week, President Muhammadu Buhari hosted the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and the British Prime Minister, Theresa May. Although such visi [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


Strange disease hits Wuye, residents go blind

Residents of Wuye, a suburb of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, are yet to unravel the outbreak of a strange disease that has left children and adults blind.

The Abuja Inquirer learnt that no fewer that fifteen persons have lost their sight to this disease. 

Investigation reveale [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


Okpa, Abuja’s favorite snack

Okpa, the traditional eastern delicacy is gradually making its way into the hearts of Abuja residents, occupying the enviable position of most popular street snacks in the FCT.

 

From the satellite town, to the city center, the rich orange presence of Okpa is eas [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


World humanitarian Day: Nigeria remembers fallen heroes

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, joined the other stakeholders in providing humanitarian services as part of activities to commemorate the 2018 World Humanitarian Day in Abuja. 

The minister said the event was targeted at those humanitarian workers who lost their lives in the c [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


Adewole tasks states on population policy

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has charged state governments to review their population policy, and implementation approaches with a view to ensuring families see the need for moderate family sizes.

Adewole stated this while speaking at the inaugural lecture for late Prof. Babatunde O [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


No safe level of alcohol, new study concludes

A new scientific study concludes there is no safe level of drinking alcohol.

The study, published today in the international medical journal The Lancet, shows that in 2016, nearly 3 million deaths globally were attributed to alcohol use, including 12 percent of deaths in males between the ages [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


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