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The Nigerian government is investigating the leadership crisis at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said. Mr. Mohammed spoke on a television programme on Sunday, over a week after the health agency spiraled into fresh upheaval following

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The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Adewale Oke, has decried the low number of trained rheumatologists to treat musculoskeletal diseases in Nigeria. Mr Oke, a professor, made the assertion at the West African Rheumatology Conference organised by the Nigerian Society

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To strengthen healthcare delivery in Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has assented to the state’s Health Sector Reform bill passed by the legislature. Commissioner for Health, Dr Fintan Ekochin, told newsmen after the State Executive Council (SEC) meeting that the new law would bring a lot

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   Makurdi – The Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the Benue Health Management Agency bill, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The bill, when signed into law, will facilitate the establishment of the Benue State Health Management Agency and institute a health

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Participants at a two-day media dialogue jointly organised by the federal ministry of information, culture and tourism, the NPC and the UNICEF in Kano during the week were told about some parents’ complaint of being fleeced by health officials before having their children registered. But Oladiji,

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The need to devise innovative and IT-driven ways to improve Nigerians’ access to qualitative healthcare was advanced at a health symposium held in Lagos by Nigerians like, Founder, Flying Doctors Nigeria, Dr Ola Brown; Director at Institute of Genetic Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Professor Fola Esan;

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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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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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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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