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
The health records in most Nigerian hospitals have been facing some number of problems which have affected the accessibility and utilization of health information in the treatment of patients. But technology solutions may offer a way out. VICTOR OKEKE writes on this.
Nwokoma’s father was at first a
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
WHEN (young) Winner came for treatment, she was in such pain she had to be carried around. But after just two weeks, she showed significant improvement and is out of danger,” says Anyanwa Beatrice, the healthcare worker who supervised the girl’s treatment for tuberculosis at
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
The proposed amendments will warrant a dangerous situation where everyone can practice and, hence, provide medical laboratory services discretionally, anywhere without regulatory controls, which will be catastrophic for all health seeking members of the public,” he said.
‘’Nigeria has developed the new National Strategic Health Development Plan II which is a robust five year roadmap for the Nigeria Health Sector. It is geared towards the realization of our goal of increasing access, improving health outcomes and achieving universal health coverage’’.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria was committed to the provision of affordable health care facilities in the drive to have healthy population.
At the commissioning of the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar on Tuesday, Buhari said that Nigeria’s primary health care system needs to
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and two Medical Directors (MDs) of the Federal University Teaching Hospital and Federal Medical Centres respectively.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, in a statement yesterday by the Director of Media and Public