Health

Kano govt. signs health basket MoU with Gates, Dangote Foundations
The basket pools resources to support programmes aimed at strengthening child health and other health interventions. The [...]
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Woman tests positive to Lassa fever in Borno
The victim fell sick last week and was admitted at a government hospital in Maiduguri The post Woman tests positive to L [...]
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Director outlines four-point agenda to reposition Nigeria’s primary healthcare system
He made the pledge while receiving the new World Health Organization, WHO, Country Representative in Nigeria, Alemu Wond [...]
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Experts discuss solutions to meningococcal, pneumococcal disease at Pfizer summit
The experts said it was unacceptable to be losing a large percentage of the Nigerian population to preventable diseases. [...]
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Consumption of fruits, vegetables linked to long life
"Fruit and vegetables have been shown to reduce cholesterol levels..." The post Consumption of fruits, vegetables linked [...]
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How regulation reduced Nigeria’s local airlines from 150 to 9 in 17 years – Official
"If we didn’t regulate those airlines that went under, they would have been dropping from the sky by now." The post Ho [...]
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Ebonyi govt ‘bureaucracy’ delays teenage leprosy patient’s treatment
The boy is entitled to free and urgent treatment, but the government would not give a guarantee. The post Ebonyi govt &# [...]
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Woman dies of Lassa Fever in Cross River
The deceased had taken ill in Benue State and gone to Calabar for treatment The post Woman dies of Lassa Fever in Cross [...]
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Nigerian govt to help drug manufacturers meet  local production target
The National Drug Policy stipulates that Nigeria should aim at producing 70% of its medicines needs The post Nigerian go [...]
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Nigeria health workers threaten strike over rot in sector
The group gave the notice on Monday during a street protest in Abuja. The post Nigeria health workers threaten strike ov [...]
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Pharmacists Council accredits Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 18 universities
About 1,500 pharmacists were being produced annually in the country. The post Pharmacists Council accredits Faculty of P [...]
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Seven of ten blind people in Kwara blind from childhood – Expert
The state government has enacted a law that makes vision screening compulsory for children under five years. The post Se [...]
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Ogun drags 10 ‘fake doctors’ to court
The suspects were arrested during a monitoring of medical facilities across the state. The post Ogun drags 10 ‘fak [...]
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Eradicating polio in Nigeria will be our greatest achievement – Gates Foundation
"We are going to kick polio out, and we are actively vaccinating and doing surveillance." The post Eradicating polio in [...]
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Gates Foundation spends $250 million on humanitarian services in Nigeria in 2016 – Country Rep
“Five years ago, we spent about $35million; but last year alone, we spent $250 million." The post Gates Foundation spe [...]
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Health Stories in the News Last Week
Nigeria adopted a new national health policy. The post Health Stories in the News Last Week appeared first on Premium Ti [...]
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INTERVIEW: Doctors in public hospitals shouldn’t be allowed to run private clinics – NMA President
The Nigerian surgeon spoke on funding, brain drain, medical tourism, and other issues affecting the country's health sec [...]
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UCH establishes vitamin, mineral infusion clinic
Mr. Alonge said that UCH was pioneering such a clinic in West Africa. The post UCH establishes vitamin, mineral infusion [...]
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