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.
Abuja — "I sold everything I had in Nigeria in preparation from my green card. When I was denied it, I fell into a depression and decided to turn to alcohol and drugs to ease off my disappointment," says Daniel Oyewale as Nigeria prepares to
With less than five percent of the Nigerian population under any sort of health care coverage, Piggybank.NG and Avon Healthcare Limited (Avon HMO) have signed a strategic partnership to provide health insurance plans to Nigerian users with flexible monthly payments. The companies collaborated to create
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-
Urbanisation is seriously affecting the dietary diversity of Nigerians, and there is need for more nutritious foods that will enhance our capacity.
Human life is sacred, adding that the medical profession is a divine calling, as such, health professionals, particularly medical doctors needed to have a change of attitude towards their patients while discharging their duties.
About 65 per cent of Nigerians still lack proper access to healthcare services, while 70 per cent of the rural populace has no access at all to healthcare services in the country, according to World Health Organization (WHO).”
The new Permanent Secretary of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health, Abdullahi Mashi, has assumed office, a press statement from the ministry has stated.
According to the statement on Monday by spokesperson of the ministry, Boade Akinola, Mr Mashi is one of the three permanent secretaries whose
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
Dr Wale Alabi, the Project Director, Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA), has urged government at all levels to encourage private sector to drive the healthcare services in Nigeria.
Alabi spoke at the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award 2018 organised by the Global Health Projects and Resources in