Brazil's government on Thursday declared an end to a national emergency over the Zika virus which was detected in the Latin American country late in 2015
Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, says the federal government is planning to upgrade the standard of midwifery practices in the country.
Medical samples from four of the victims of a disease in Liberia that initially baffled scientists have tested positive for a type of meningitis, the minister of health said.
An Ekiti-based medical practitioner has recommended a special biopsychosocial assessment for the 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released by the Boko Haram.
The Oyo State Government is se to dredge 24 rivers and has ordered the removal of about 200 illegal structures at Ojoo Round-about, Ojoo Area of Ibadan as part of the proactive measures to mitigate against flooding.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has disclosed that a prize of N5m would be given to the Local Government Council that would achieve the highest immunisation coverage in the state this year.
Churchill Primary Health Centre in Port Harcourt, Rivers state has been shut down by the state government after the alleged disappearance of a three-week-old baby, who was brought in for immunisation.
An oncologist, Dr Adewunmi Olaniyi, has called on the Federal Government to create a conducive environment for NGOs to reduce the burden of cancer.
The Lagos State Government has embarked on Continuous Medical Education programs for health workers in the State in a bid to improve their knowledge and skills for efficient and effective service delivery.
The United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has donated N47 million to the Sokoto State Government to boost sanitation and hygiene.
Another outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is “inevitable,” according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). But the health organisation has assured a rapid-response to it.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Osun state chapter, on Thursday staged a peaceful protest over issues of unpaid salaries and poor health care facilities in the state.
The Nigerian senate says it would investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of three female students in Queen’s College, Lagos.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has presented over 2.2 million treated mosquito nets to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state for distribution to the residents of the state.
The Kogi state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has directed its members to embark on an indefinite strike over non-payment of their salaries by the state government.
A 12-year-old girl was barred mid-way into her participation in the Malaysian chess tournament by some officials for wearing a knee-length dress.
Reports say his parents didn’t understand his mental health condition and even attempted an exorcism to cast out the evil spirit from him.
The Bauchi State Government says it has paid N61 million as counterpart funding for the additional financing under the Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NTSHIP) to save one million lives.
The Federal Government has approved Ilorin and Enugu University Teaching Hospitals as special sentinel sites for surveillance of Rotavirus Diarrhea disease and Pediatric Bacterial Meningitis in children.
Africa richest man Aliko Dangote has been named the 2017 recipient of the ‘Malaria No More’ Global Leadership Award.