About 20 journalists were on Tuesday in Abuja trained on how to report issues surrounding Bio-safety and Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). The one-day workshop was organised by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), a nongovernmental organisation at the forefront of the campaign against the
The Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) process for 2019 has started which supports humanitarian partners in developing a shared understanding of the impact and evolution of a crisis. The HNO presents a comprehensive analysis of the overall situation and associated needs and informs response planning.
The Joe Nwiloh Heart Foundation was established over 15 years ago and with support from partner organisations and individuals, has over the years funded open heart surgeries for indigent members of the society. Besides surgeries, it has also severally engaged in outreach programmes aimed at
Leaders of the Nigerian Medical Association and the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria have agreed to put an end to the conflict between both organisations and to work together for the benefit of the health sector.
The bodies made this decision during a meeting held on Wednesday
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the federal government will commence the disbursement of the BHCPF in August.
The BHCPF is a fund allocation to cater for the basic healthcare needs of all Nigerians. It means at least one per cent of the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF)
“e-Surve is such a wonderful innovation. I can only imagine how much more accurate data I would have collected in a fast and effective manner if I had adopted this approach long time ago"- Dr. Nnamdi Lawal
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
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
Tens of thousands of Nigerians troop abroad every year in search of the best, if not necessarily most affordable, medical treatment and health care services. Medical tourism is thriving in the United States of America, Europe, the Middle East and Asian countries, particularly India, Thailand,
Our perceived nonchalant attitude towards the culture of quality and particularly its signpost which is accreditation has been implicated in the failure of our products and services to compete favourably in the international market-Mr Tosan Erhabor