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After experiencing series of disease epidemics including Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, Lassa fever, Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, among others in recent times, Nigeria is not ready for the next epidemic, according to  PreventEpidemics.org, a new website that highlights gaps in epidemic preparedness and pinpoints specific actions

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Health care professionals involved in care of newborn from all over the country and beyond have arrived in Birnin Kebbi for the 11th Scientific meeting of the Organisation. The meeting, which is sponsored by the Kebbi State government with support from Unicef Nigeria and Pathfinder includes

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Worried by the high rate of failure by foreign trained medical students in the assessment examination conducted by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), the federal government has directed the council to investigate the phenomenon. It asked the MDCN to investigate some of the

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria was committed to the provision of affordable health care facilities in the drive to have healthy population. At the commissioning of the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar on Tuesday, Buhari said that Nigeria’s primary health care system needs to

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We also urge all countries to strengthen surveillance at the sub-national level, including in areas of insecurity and at-risk populations, to strengthen the immunity of populations through a more robust routine vaccination and the quality of vaccination campaigns against polio, to accelerate the certification of

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Dr Wale Alabi, the Project Director, Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA), has urged government at all levels to encourage private sector to drive the healthcare services in Nigeria. Alabi spoke at the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award 2018 organised by the Global Health Projects and Resources in

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Lagos – Worried by Nigeria’s poor rating in global health index, the organisers of the Nigerian HealthCare Excellence Award (NHEA) weekend reassured its commitment to ensure that the prize would promote improvement in healthcare delivery and international standards in the country’s health system. Addressing a press conference

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Rebecca Ejifoma With a commitment to provide affordable diagnostics solutions to both clinical and industry practitioners especially adaptable to the Nigerian environment, BioMerieux officially launched its presence in the country with testing solution for infectious diseases like meningitis, among others. The launch featured microbiology systems, molecular biology

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Stakeholders in the healthcare sector are set for a roundtable discussion to address lack of sustainable healthcare in Nigeria and to proffer solutions to the myriads of challenges faced in the sector. Stating this in a press briefing in Lagos recently, the Chief Executive Officer, Hygeia

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