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By Ayodamola Owoseye The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has directed the governing boards of federal tertiary health institutions to convene emergency meetings of boards and order back to work striking health workers. According to a press statement issued by the ministry on Monday, the minister also

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The International Federation of Fertility Societies, IFFS in collaboration with Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health, AFRH have concluded plans to strengthen the skills of specialists in area of assisted reproductive technology, ART in Nigeria. He noted that  availability of the technology in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan

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A group of medical doctors has launched a mobile app aimed at reducing patient-waiting time in Nigerian hospitals. Patients in public hospitals in the country spend an average of two hours before they are attended to by a doctor, according to a report. The app, known as

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has opposed the call by the striking health workers under the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) for the removal of Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole. The health workers have been on strike for five weeks, disrupting services in Nigeria’s public hospitals. They

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Nigeria’s fight against tuberculosis (TB) suffered a setback when a laboratory that analysed TB samples burned down in March 2018. Nigeria’s junior health minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire, visited the laboratory complex in Zaria, Kaduna state, just two weeks before the fire. During the visit he was reported to have said: “Nigeria also

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Yola — Health officials have confirmed the death of 12 people in cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa state. Incidence Manager, Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and Director of Public Health in the state's Ministry of Health, Dr. Bwalki Barem

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Members of the Red Cross Society of Nigeria have taken over patients’ management at Sokoto Specialist Hospital to cushion the effect of JOHESU strike in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the intervention followed the solidarity strike embarked upon by state health

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