Determined to reverse the scourge of the malaria burden in North East Nigeria, World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed nearly 4,353 volunteers to administer anti-malaria drugs in the second and third cycle of malaria chemo-prevention campaigns in Borno and Adamawa states.
Across Jere, Maiduguri Metropolitan Council,
Taraji P. Henson has launched The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging African-Americans to talk about mental health in the community.“It was like looking for a unicorn, and the reason that happens is that we don’t talk about it in our
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 24, 2018--BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) was featured at last week’s Biden Cancer Summit, hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden, for its commitment to addressing Africa’s long under-recognized cancer epidemic through its African Access Initiative (AAI).Facts about cancer in Africa were highlighted by
The President of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Professor Opubo da Lilly-Tariah has expressed optimism that with a proper and well implement Universal Health Coverage, Nigerians will be discouraged from travelling out of the country to seek medical health. Lilly-Tariah who spoke ahead
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
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
A total of 376,039 deaths occurred in Nigeria in 2016 as a result of insufficient access to qualitative healthcare systems. With a mortality rate of 67 per 100,000 lives due to poor quality care, no less than 122,664 deaths were recorded from effects of poor quality
Urbanisation is seriously affecting the dietary diversity of Nigerians, and there is need for more nutritious foods that will enhance our capacity.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday approved a N6.01 trillion National Strategic Health Development Plan II.
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, disclosed this when he briefed journalists at the end of the council’s meeting chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa,
There was a time Environmental and Public Health Officers would go from house to house to monitor residents’ compliance with environmental and public hygiene regulations. Local government authorities would deploy inspectors for regular checks to safeguard public safety.That era seems gone, but speakers at a