Category: Health

Turkey to establish new schools, hospitals in Nigeria

The Federal Government has accepted offers by the Turkish authorities to set up new schools and hospitals in Nigeria. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on...

Foreign hospitals stealing kidneys – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ...

10 infected, 49 under surveillance as Monkey Pox hits Bayelsa

Yesterday, fear gripped residents of Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State, following an outbreak of viral epidemic known as Monkey Pox in the state, with report that 10...

NNPC/Chevron deworm 60,000 pupils in Ondo

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/Chevron Joint Venture has commenced Mass Deworming Programme that will cover 60,000 pupils in Ondo State. The...

Zimbabwe to ban sale of alcohol

The Zimbabwe Government through its National Alcohol Policy said to be the brainchild of former Zimbabwe health minister Timothy Stamps, now serving as health adviser in...

Doctors refuse to call off strike despite 13-hour meeting

The National Association of Resident Doctors on Thursday refused to call off its strike despite holding a 13-hour meeting with representatives of the Federal...

Strike: FG orders federal hospitals to recruit casual doctors

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has directed chief medical directors and medical directors of federal hospitals to immediately engage the services of locum...

Police arrest ward head, six others for allegedly impregnating 13-year-old girl

The Kano State Police Command said it has arrested the Ward Head of Yargaya village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State and six of his subjects for...

MEDICAL CONSULTANTS KIDNAP IN PORT Harcourt

Gunmen have kidnapped Dr. Alex Akani, a medical consultant of Obstetrics and Gynecology with the Department of Family Medicine, University of Port Harcourt Teaching...

Lagos Targets 640,000 Pregnant Women In Maternal, Newborn Week

The Lagos State Government on Friday said it is targeting reaching 640,000 pregnant women in this year’s Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, MNCH Week which begins on...