Latest health news from Nigeria, Africa and around the world.


C/River Govt. Revitalises 54 Primary Health Centres

Cross River Government has affirmed the revitalization of 54 Primary Healthcare Centres in the state within three years under Ben Ayade's administration

UNICEF Decries Low Level Of Child Registration, Tasks Media on Awareness

UNICEF has called on the media organisations to strengthen their public enlightenment techniques on the importance of childbirth registration.

FG Employs 500,000 Graduates Under N-power Scheme

FG have in a new development brought nothing less than 500,000 graduates out of unemployment through the Federal Government’s N-power programme.

1000 Residents Benefit From NDA Free Medical Treatment

Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) says it has offered free medical treatment to 1,000 residents of Kutungare, Lima, Mando and Afaka in Igabi area of Kaduna state.

MHWUN Trains 1,400 Nasarawa Workers On Patients’ Satisfaction

Chairman, Federal Medical Centre, Monday Otso, said Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says it has trained no fewer than 1,400 members on...

LASG Fortifies Surveillance Measure To Prevent Monkey Pox OutbreaK

In a bid to prevent Monkey pox in the state, Lagos State said it has fortified measure to empower its disease surveillance, detection and response systems.
Two Nigerian Travellers Import Monkeypox Into UK

Two Nigerian Travellers Import Monkeypox Into UK

Two monkeypox patients with travel history from Nigeria, West Africa are currently being treated in the United Kingdom.

Edo Govt, UNICEF Partner To Execute Water Project

200 communities in Edo will benefit from the N2 billion water project being executed by the UNICEF in conjunction with the State Government

Fish Consumption Can Prevent Heart Diseases – Medical Expert

Prof. James Omotosho of the Department of Zoology, University of Ilorin, has revealed the importance of fish consumption.

Local Government In Katsina Immunises Over 47,000 Children Against Polio

Zango Local Government Area of  Katsina has recorded immunisation of about 47,077 children under the ages of Five against polio in the state.

Masari Calls NHIS To Intensify Enlightenment To People Of Katsina

Aminu Masari, has called on the management of the NHIS to intensify efforts toward educating more people of the state about the scheme.

Paediatrician Warns Mothers On Improper Healthcare of Children

Dr Okiemute Olibamoyo, says the need for educating mothers against indulging in practices that can affect the health of their children has become paramount.

Survivors Of Ebola Might Experience It Again – Medical Expert

Jonathan Heeney, has raised the alarm over tendencies of some Ebola survivors having a reoccurrence the virus in the deeper compartments of their bodies

NAP Awards Danjuma, Akinkugbe, Reaffirms Commitment 

NAP has awarded Honorary Fellowship on former Chief of Army Staff, Retired Gen. Theophilus Danjuma at the 2018 Investiture, Academy and Luncheon.

We Have Averted 10,000 Unsafe Abortions In Ten Years – MSION

Effiom Nyong, says the through the introduction of FP, the organisation has been able to avert 10,000 unsafe abortions in Nigeria in the last 10 years.

NGO Plead FG On Implementation Of Laws To Protect Children

An NGO, SMILE, says proper execution and implementation of the Child Right Act will aid the protection of children Nationwide.

Periodic Check-Up Is Expedient, Expert Advises Retirees

Adesina Olubiyi, says the need for a periodic medical check is expedient, hence, advising retirees to adopt a lifestyle of having their health checked.

Kano Govt Partners Int’l Agency To Boost Healthcare

Kano State Government has agreed with the DFID to strengthen institutional synergy and investments to boost healthcare delivery system in the state

Don Advises Sexually Active Women On Family Planning

Effiom Nyong has called out to sexually spinsters to embrace the use of Family Planning methods to prevent unwanted pregnancy.

Higher Percentage Of Children In Kaduna State Not Registered – Agency

Kaduna State Primary Health Care, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, has disclosed that a larger percentage of children born in Kaduna state were not registered.
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