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
A don, Prof. Christopher Obionu, on Wednesday said brain-drain had adversely affected the health sector as 50 per cent of Nigerian doctors were currently practising abroad. Obionu made the assertion during his presentation at the 36th Faculty Day Lecture at the National Postgraduate College in
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.
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 federal government has assured Nigerians of its commitment to take further measures toward ensuring and improving the storage sections in health facilities in the country through Public Private Partnership (PPP).
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, gave the assurance when the Director-General of Infrastructure Concession
The statement added, “Nigeria is the largest contributor to the global annual mortality rate; infant and child mortality rates are unacceptably high. Total fertility rates have remained stubbornly high and has worsened nutrition outcomes in children, as well as immunisation rates, especially among
The slogan now at the World Health Organisation headquarters is that we must prepare for Lassa fever, Ebola, Zika, HIV and disease X. “Where X is that disease
Godwin Adama, the Consul General of Nigeria in South Africa, says about 5,000 Nigerian medical practitioners are contribution to the development of the health sector in South Africa.
Adama made this known in a statement issued by the Vice Consul, Information and Culture, David Abraham, made
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
Daniel Okpla Onaji is a specialist radiographer and chief executive officer of New Page Healthcare Solutions Group, Abuja. He practiced for 16 years in the United Kingdom before returning to Nigeria. In this interview, he spoke about the low use of radiography, the rivalry between