To strengthen healthcare delivery in Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has assented to the state’s Health Sector Reform bill passed by the legislature.Commissioner for Health, Dr Fintan Ekochin, told newsmen after the State Executive Council (SEC) meeting that the new law would bring a lot
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
“This is the first time Nigeria will have a multi-sectoral action plan that defines roles and timelines of stakeholders across the country in ensuring health security,” Mr Ihekweazu said in his remark at the event as quoted in the statement.Notably, over a year after this
Nigeria is set to harness Traditional Chinese Medicine to combat malaria, as a team of experts from the Jianqxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine have introduced complementary and alternative medicine to fight the scourge.
The treatment will also include acupuncture and the use of Chinese herbal
The case fatality ratio was 17% as of 12 May 2018, but it had dropped to 1.7% as of 07 June 2018, suggesting that cases are being detected and reported early by the surveillance team coordinated by WHO,” Sadiq said.
LAGOS, Nigeria — Lebabatu Musa has been delivering babies for 13 years in Kafur, a village in Northwestern Nigeria’s Katsina state. Her work is complicated by the fact that hospitals in the area don’t always have the necessary equipment to treat their patients, nor the
The UNICEF’s collaboration with the state government has helped to ameliorate the multiple health challenges being faced.
Smoking is becoming a way of life for many Nigerian youths despite the World Health Organisation, WHO, warning that tobacco kills up to half of its users and statistics, from the Nigerian Tobacco Atlas 2015, which revealed that, every year, more than 16,100 Nigerians are
SOKOTO/JOS/KADUNA, NIGERIA — Every morning, Asma’u Muhammadu removes the wet sheets from her bed and sets them out to dry. She opens the door to let in the fresh breezes that will air out the smell of urine in the mud-walled room. Along with the sheets,
When Ebola came to Nigeria, it was a healthcare worker that saved the day. Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh stood the line and helped to save millions of people, not just in Nigeria, but all over the world. In Liberia, it was a young Nursing Assistant,