Dr. Jide Idris, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, has tasked nurses in the State health sector on the need to embrace the core values of the nursing profession in the care of patients. Idris gave this charge today during the 2018 Nurses Assembly, a
Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has advised the media and other Stakeholders against disseminating wrong or misleading information about health issues to-the public.
He gave the advice in Abuja during the workshop on tackling health misinformation organised by Africa Check with support from
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
Worried about the vulnerability of the girl-child in urban slums of Nigeria, medical experts have called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to deliberately and consistently for them.
The call was made at a One- Day Sexual Reproductive Health Community Forum for Out –Of-
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
An e-medical transport mobile app that will reduce about two million avoidable deaths in the country has been unveiled in Abuja. The app, known as Amba, is an emergency response aggregator and alert system which delivers real-time medical alerts to doctors-on-call with a view
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has declared a state of emergency in the nations Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector.
UNICEF’s Chief WASH, Zaid Jurji who made this known during a media dialogue on Monday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, noted that in the past
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 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
Through the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(US-CDC) we have supported the NCDC to train frontline health workers, strengthen laboratory capacity and disease surveillance across the nation..US Ambassador