According to the latest World Health Organisation, WHO, data published for 2018 life expectancy in Nigeria, a male given birth to in Nigeria in 2018 is expected to live approximately 54.7 years while a female is expected to live approximately 55.7 years in good health.
We have a high disease burden and existing inefficiency in our systems: We do not deserve a life-expectancy of just over half a decade, when most people in the world have a life span exceeding 70 years.
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
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
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
The Healthcare industry is a serious one when it comes to helping patients recover from and prevent illnesses and diseases. The best way to help them is by learning as much as possible about the causes, symptoms, and prognoses of them. Since spending time in
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and two Medical Directors (MDs) of the Federal University Teaching Hospital and Federal Medical Centres respectively.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, in a statement yesterday by the Director of Media and Public