hepatitis

Vaccinate children against Hepatitis

The Guild of Medical Directors (GMD) on Thursday advised parents to ensure their children were vaccinated against Hepatitis, saying an estimated 20 million Nigerians...
toyin saraki

Healthcare: No rest till we win – Toyin Saraki

Mrs Toyin Saraki has called on the Federal Government and all stakeholders in the health sector not to rest until the goal to attain...
OYO

Oyo implements health insurance scheme

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday flagged off the state health insurance scheme, saying it would improve health care service delivery to...

Check why Instagram is the worst social media network for mental health

Instagram is the worst social media network for mental health and wellbeing, according to a recent survey of almost 1,500 teens and young adults....

FG spends N375b on malaria fight annually, says Lambo

Not less than N375billion is being spent by the federal government annually to fight the malaria scourge in Nigeria.A former Minister of Health, Professor...
Anti-Retroviral drugs

N3bn for anti-retroviral drugs annually

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) says it expends about N3 billion annually on Anti-Retroviral drugs (ARV) for HIV...
soap

Lagos wants hand washing with soap intensified against diarrhea

Citing the importance of the practice of hand washing with soap in disease prevention, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, has...
nose-picking

Expert warns on dangers of nose-picking

A public health physician with the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS),Abuja, Dr Baba Ahmed, has cautioned members of the public against nose-picking, warning...

Healthcare professionals embrace teamwork, settle differences

As part of efforts to move the nation's health sector forward through quality and effective service delivery to patients, healthcare professionals in the...
malnutrition

Child’s malnutrition: UNICEF, others urge investment

....As 2 million children need treatment It is a global recognition that adequate food and optimal nutritional status are the foundation blocks for the building...

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