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
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.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Medicaid Cancer Foundation has urged government at all level to increase development in the health sector to reduce foreign medical tourism.Co-fundraiser and Supporter of the foundation, Mrs. Aisha Coker, made the call at the “Walk Away from Cancer” event on Saturday
Life expectancy in 2040 is set to rise at least a little in all nations but the rankings will change dramatically, with Spain taking the top spot while China and the United States trade places, researchers said Wednesday.With a projected average lifespan of nearly 85.8
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,
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
The streets of Masaga district in the northern part of Bida local government area of Niger state were adorned with a colourful display of varying designs of outfits as both the young and elderly march to different destinations for marriage ceremonies. Fridays are usually for
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.
Every hour, 47 Nigerians develop active TB, seven of who are children, even as Nigeria is ranked among the 14 high burden countries for TB, TB/HIV and Multidrug Resistant TB (MDR-TB), the WHO further said.
Revealing these and other statistics on Monday in Lagos, Dr Linda