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Prof. Isaac Adewole

no responses. June 30, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria To Host West African College Of Nursing 14th Biennial Meeting


Nigeria To Host West African College Of Nursing 14th Biennial Meeting

The Federal Government of Nigeria has concluded plans to host the 2017 West African College of Nursing (WACN) 14th Biennial General Meeting (BGM), 23rd Scientific Session […]

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no responses. June 28, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Acting President Approves Appointment Of 14 Chief Medical Directors


Acting President Approves Appointment Of 14 Chief Medical Directors

The Acting President,  Professor Yemi Osinbajo,  has approved the appointment of fourteen  Medical Directors in Teaching Hospitals,  Federal Medical Centres and Specialty Hospitals in Nigeria. This […]

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no responses. June 28, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Open Defecation: UNICEF Certifies 825 Communities Free In Katsina


Open Defecation: UNICEF Certifies 825 Communities Free In Katsina

No fewer than 825 communities in Katsina State have so far been certified as Open Defecation Free (ODF) under the Sanitation, Hygiene and Water in Nigeria […]

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WHO Unveils New List Of Antibiotics, HIV, Cancer, And TB Medicines

no responses. June 28, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Unveils New List Of Antibiotics, HIV, Cancer, And TB Medicines


WHO Unveils New List Of Antibiotics, HIV, Cancer, And TB Medicines

The World Health Organisation has updated its list of antibiotics, adding 30 drugs for adults and 25 for children. The WHO also specifies new uses for […]

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first Africa Health Forum launched by the World Health Organization in Africa and the Government of Rwanda in Kigali

no responses. June 27, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

1st WHO Africa Health Forum Addresses Challenges, Opportunities For Effective Health Service Delivery


1st WHO Africa Health Forum Addresses Challenges, Opportunities For Effective Health Service Delivery

The Prime Minister of Rwanda,His Excellency Anastase Murekezi   says  African countries must work together, sharing experiences, that will translate the 2063 vision of health and […]

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

no responses. June 25, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria Takes Lead, Develops National Policy For Controlled Medicines


Nigeria Takes Lead, Develops National Policy For Controlled Medicines

Nigeria is stepping out as the first country in Africa to roll-out a novel National Policy for Controlled Medicines (NPCM). Experts from diverse fields comprising pharmacists, […]

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Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines

no responses. June 24, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines


Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines

With the decline in Meningitis cases, the 2016/2017 Meningitis outbreak is over and the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) responding to the epidemic has been stepped down,says […]

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no responses. June 23, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Maternal & Child Mortality: NPHCDA To Employ 200,000 Community Health Workers


Maternal & Child Mortality: NPHCDA To Employ 200,000 Community Health Workers

The Executive Secretary, National Primary healthcare Development Agency,NPHCDA Dr. Faisal Shuaib, says the agency will employ and train  200,000 Community Health Influencers, Promoters and Service Providers (CHIPSP) […]

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no responses. June 23, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Mysterious Illness Linked To Legalized Marijuana


Mysterious Illness Linked To Legalized Marijuana

A mysterious disease linked to the drug is now on the rise in states that have legalized marijuana, according to CBS. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS, […]

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The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole

no responses. June 22, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria To Implement International Health Regulation Recommendations 


Nigeria To Implement International Health Regulation Recommendations 

The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole says Nigeria will implement  the recommendations of the Joint External Evaluation conducted in the country . The Minister who […]

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The Permanent Secretary of the state’s Ministry of Health,Dr Taye Oni

no responses. June 22, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Lassa Fever: Five Cases Confirmed In Ondo State


Lassa Fever: Five Cases Confirmed In Ondo State

The Ondo State Ministry of health have confirmed five cases of Lassa fever in Owo and Akoko South West local government of the state. The epidemic […]

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no responses. June 20, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria Partners OneWorld Accuracy To Enhance Quality Laboratory Test Results


Nigeria Partners OneWorld Accuracy To Enhance Quality Laboratory Test Results

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) is collaborating with OneWorld Accuracy on the roll out of external quality assurance (EQA) Programme to enhance the […]

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no responses. June 15, 2017 Victoria Gaji

HEALTH FRIENDLY: How To Control Convulsion/Seizures In Children


HEALTH FRIENDLY: How To Control Convulsion/Seizures In Children

A pediatrician at Abuja Clinics, Dr. Kunle Ogunkombi  said that convulsion is a form of seizure caused by an abnormal electrical charge in the brain cells. […]

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event to commemorate the 2017 World Blood Donor Day

no responses. June 15, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

FG To Establish National Blood Service Commission


FG To Establish National Blood Service Commission

The Federal Ministry of Health is working on a draft bill for the establishment of a National Blood Service Commission for presentation to the Federal Executive […]

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At the centre is the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole , Right to him is the Clark of the House, Healthcare Committee Mrs. Umoren Joyce and other member of the Committee during briefing of the House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare Services at the National Assembly

no responses. June 15, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Made In Nigeria Vaccine: Nigeria To Get First Batch In 2019


Made In Nigeria Vaccine: Nigeria To Get First Batch In 2019

All is now set for Nigeria, to produce  its made in Nigeria vaccines as the Federal Government of Nigeria  joined forces with May & Baker Nigeria […]

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FROM(L-R), THE WHO COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE IN NIGERIA,DR. WONDIMAGEGEHU ALEMU,THE HON. MINISTER OF STATE FOR HEALTH,DR. OSAGIE EHANIRE ,HON. MINISTER OF HEALTH,PROF. ISAAC ADEWOLE AND THE CHAIRMAN,SENATE ADHOC COMMITTEE ON THE NORTH- EAST,SENATOR SHEHU SANI,DURING THE MEETING

no responses. June 15, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Health Ministry To Fast-track Health Nutrition Intervention In North-East


Health Ministry To Fast-track Health Nutrition Intervention In North-East

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole says  the Federal Ministry of Health will fast track its activities in Borno State for betterment of the citizens. […]

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no responses. June 15, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Abuse Of Older People On The Rise– WHO


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Abuse Of Older People On The Rise– WHO

A new study, supported by WHO and published in the Lancet Global Health, has found that almost 16% of people aged 60 years and older were […]

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Project Director, Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), Mrs. Beatrice Eluaka

no responses. June 14, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nutrition Expert Advises Pregnant Women On Dietary Diversification


Nutrition Expert Advises Pregnant Women On Dietary Diversification

The ‎Project Director , Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), Mrs Beatrice Nwamaka Eluaka was with Princess Akpararo and Terry Ikumi  to speak on […]

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no responses. June 14, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

10 Interesting Facts About Blood Donation


10 Interesting Facts About Blood Donation

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year  in many countries around the world on 14 June. The  Day is celebrated every year on the day […]

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no responses. June 14, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

World Blood Donor Day: WHO Solicits Support,Advocacy For Adequate Supplies Of Safe Blood


World Blood Donor Day: WHO Solicits Support,Advocacy For Adequate Supplies Of Safe Blood

As the world commemorates  World Blood Donor Day,the  Regional Director, World Health Organization ,WHO Regional Office for Africa  Dr Matshidiso Moeti has called on countries and all […]

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