Dr. Jide Idris, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, has tasked nurses in the State health sector on the need to embrace the core values of the nursing profession in the care of patients. Idris gave this charge today during the 2018 Nurses Assembly, a
Life expectancy in 2040 is set to rise at least a little in all nations but the rankings will change dramatically, with Spain taking the top spot while China and the United States trade places, researchers said Wednesday.
With a projected average lifespan of nearly 85.8
Nigerians have been advised to maintain simple activities to keep them in good health, as being healthy is the first step to acquiring wealth. This was the summation of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) at its maiden Health Talk, in Victoria Island, Lagos on
As the World marks Mental Health Day, attention is again drawn to the failure of the Nigerian government to enact laws that protect mental health patients from stigma and discrimination.
Experts have described the existing Nigerian legislation on mental health as archaic. The legislation is named
Abuja — "I sold everything I had in Nigeria in preparation from my green card. When I was denied it, I fell into a depression and decided to turn to alcohol and drugs to ease off my disappointment," says Daniel Oyewale as Nigeria prepares to
With less than five percent of the Nigerian population under any sort of health care coverage, Piggybank.NG and Avon Healthcare Limited (Avon HMO) have signed a strategic partnership to provide health insurance plans to Nigerian users with flexible monthly payments. The companies collaborated to create
As Nigeria celebrates 58 years as an independent nation, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has lamented the inability of the country to make headway in the health sector. In its message to commemorate the day, NMA President, Dr. Francis Faduyile, also lamented that besides government’s
The United Kingdom through its national public health institute, Public Health England(PHE) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to strengthen health security in Nigeria.
The International Health Regulations (IHR) strengthening programme in Nigeria is part of a
Stakeholders in Nigeria’s health sector have called for efficient funding of the healthcare system to ensure affordable, accessible and quality care for citizens.
Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has advised the media and other Stakeholders against disseminating wrong or misleading information about health issues to-the public.
He gave the advice in Abuja during the workshop on tackling health misinformation organised by Africa Check with support from