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Community leader Shehu Abdulahi knows everyone in his village and helps to oversee local polio campaigns. “Immunization is important for my community. I’m very proud of the vaccinators for the work they are doing. We all work together to ensure our children receive the polio vaccine drops so that they are healthy.” WHO/ J Swan

no responses. April 28, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Traditional Leaders Take Action To Rid Northern Nigeria Of Polio


Traditional Leaders Take Action To Rid Northern Nigeria Of Polio

In northern Nigeria, the notion of community development ‒ collective ownership and action taken by locals to tackle issues such as disease, illiteracy and poverty ‒ […]

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no responses. April 27, 2017 Victoria Gaji

World Malaria Day: 9 Ways To Prevent Malaria


World Malaria Day: 9 Ways To Prevent Malaria

World Malaria Day (WMD) is a day set aside to recognize global efforts made towards control of malaria. World Malaria Day was established in May 2007 […]

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EFCC, in partnership with Project PINK BLUE

no responses. April 27, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

EFCC Sensitises Staff On Cancer


EFCC Sensitises Staff On Cancer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in partnership with Project PINK BLUE and corps members serving in the Commission on Wednesday, April 26 2017 organised […]

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Nigeria police

no responses. April 25, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Police Arrests Nurse, Others Over Kidnap Of Four Months Old


Police Arrests Nurse, Others Over Kidnap Of Four Months Old

Police arrests 43-year-old senior nurse with Federal Medical Centre, Katsina identified as Ogugua Okoh ,who was among four suspects for the alleged sale of a four-month […]

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WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti,

no responses. April 25, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

WMD: WHO Calls On Countries To Strengthen Cross-border Collaboration, Allocate Adequate Resources


WMD: WHO Calls On Countries To Strengthen Cross-border Collaboration, Allocate Adequate Resources

On World Malaria Day 2017 ,  the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti  has called on countries to implement concrete actions across sectors, strengthen cross-border […]

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malariakills

no responses. April 25, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

World Malaria Day: 10 Interesting Facts About Malaria


World Malaria Day: 10 Interesting Facts About Malaria

World Malaria Day was established in May 2007 by the 60th session of the World Health Assembly, WHO’s decision-making body. The day was established to provide […]

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Nursing Student Allegedly Commits Suicide Over Course Change

no responses. April 23, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nursing Student Allegedly Commits Suicide Over Course Change


Nursing Student Allegedly Commits Suicide Over Course Change

A female student of the Ashanti Mampong Nursing and Midwifery school in the Ashanti Region,Ghana has allegedly committed suicide. The deceased was alleged to have drunk […]

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Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state

no responses. April 23, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Niger State 2017 Budget: Coalition Expresses Concern Over Delay


Niger State 2017 Budget: Coalition Expresses Concern Over Delay

Coalition of Maternal and Newborn Child in Niger State (CoMiN) has expressed concern  over the state government’s slow pace in signing the 2017 budget into law. […]

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Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Permanent Secretary FMOH, Mrs. Binta Adamu Bello, National Coordinator NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, and the Director Hospital Services, Dr. Wapada Balami during the Minister’s meeting with Heads Tertiary Health Institutions in Abuja

no responses. April 21, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Outbreak Of Epidemic : Health Ministry Tasks Heads Of Tertiary Hospitals


Outbreak Of Epidemic : Health Ministry Tasks Heads Of Tertiary Hospitals

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has directed heads of federal government tertiary hospitals in the country to prepare, equip and be proactive in responding […]

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Chairman Board of Trustee, CHR, Dr. Aminu Magash at a pre-departure dinner of the Nigerian CSOs engaged in the Global Financing Facility (GFF) ahead of the forth

no responses. April 17, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

CHR Announces Partnership With HSRC, HERFON On National Health Accountability


CHR Announces Partnership With HSRC, HERFON On National Health Accountability

Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR) on Wednesday says its readiness to provide a one year partnership to strengthen the secretariat of Health Sector Reform Coalition […]

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Gov. Yari in a meeting with Hon. Minister Adewole, Perm Secretary Binta Bello, ES NPHCDA Dr. Faisal Shuaib and National Team Lead MNCH2 Dr. Salma Anas-Kolo

no responses. April 17, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Zamfara State Pledges Sustainability Of Life Saving Interventions


Zamfara State Pledges Sustainability Of Life Saving Interventions

The Governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari,  has pledged to sustain activities of the Maternal Newborn and Child Health programme (MNCH2) in the state. The Governor […]

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,the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN)

no responses. April 15, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Medical Laboratory Scientists Express Worry Over Misuse Of Antibiotics


Medical Laboratory Scientists Express Worry Over Misuse Of Antibiotics

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Biomedical Day,the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has expressed concern over […]

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The Permanent Secretary(FMOH),Mrs. Binta Adamu- Bello,Minister of Health,Prof. Isaac Adewole and the Governor of Kaduna State ,during the Emergency Meeting of the Northern Traditional Rulers Committee on PHC delivery in kaduna state.

no responses. April 15, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Northern Governors, Traditional Rulers Solicit Efficient Resource Mobilisation For Health Agenda


Northern Governors, Traditional Rulers Solicit Efficient Resource Mobilisation For Health Agenda

Traditional Rulers and Governors from Northern Nigeria have resolve to seek the support of President Muhammadu Buhari as they pledged to support the health agenda of […]

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WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan

no responses. April 13, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Evaluates Successes,Setbacks,Challenges Of Ten Years In Public Health


WHO Evaluates Successes,Setbacks,Challenges Of Ten Years In Public Health

The World Health Organization ,WHO has launched a report that chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that Dr Margaret Chan  served as […]

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Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, Zamfara State Governor, Alh. Abdulaziz Yari and the Secretary to Zamfara State Government /Chairman State Meningitis Control Committee, Prof. Abdullahi Shinkafi, during the Minister’s visit to Gusau, Zamfara State.

no responses. April 12, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Health Minister-Governor Yari: Clampdown On Those Selling Vaccines


Health Minister-Governor Yari: Clampdown On Those Selling Vaccines

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has called on the Governor of Zamfara state, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari  to deal decisively with people selling vaccines and life […]

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no responses. April 12, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Meningitis Outbreak:Health Minister Directs FMC Gusau To Set Up Rapid Response Team


Meningitis Outbreak:Health Minister Directs FMC Gusau To Set Up Rapid Response Team

The  Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has directed the Management of the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau in Zamfara State to immediately activate a case finding […]

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President of the association, Prof. Mike Ogirima, center with other officials of the Association

no responses. April 9, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

4.2% Of Nigerians Suffer Depression-Nigerian Medical Association


4.2% Of Nigerians Suffer Depression-Nigerian Medical Association

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has said 4.2% of Nigerian population suffer depression and this figure does not exclude children. The President of the association, Prof. Mike […]

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no responses. April 9, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

El-rufai Inspects DFID Supported Renovated Solar Powered PHC In Badarawa


El-rufai Inspects DFID Supported Renovated Solar Powered PHC In Badarawa

The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Elrufai has commended the Department for International Development,DFID  for making a difference in the livelihoods of the people in Kaduna […]

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WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti,

no responses. April 7, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

World Health Day: WHO Wants Countries To Include Mental Health In National Health Agenda


World Health Day: WHO Wants Countries To Include Mental Health In National Health Agenda

Message of the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti,on World Health Day, 7 April 2017 World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every […]

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The Governor of Edo State,Dr. Godwin Obaseki and the Minister of State for Health,Dr. Osagie Ehanire,during a workshop in Benin in Edo State.

no responses. April 7, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Health Ministry Commences Phased Implementation Of Basic Health Care Provision Fund


Health Ministry Commences Phased Implementation Of Basic Health Care Provision Fund

The Minister of State for Health, Dr.Osagie Ehanire  said that the National Health Act, National Health Policy and National Strategic Health Development Plan2 are all geared […]

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