Health

FG commences 10,150 free surgery on VVF

The ongoing Rapid Result Initiative, RRI, programme which has targeted 10,150 surgeries as part of the better health for all project of the federal government received a boost as international society of obstetrics fistula surgeons partnered with the programme to begin free surgery for people with ves [...]

Wed, 21 December 2016


FG vows to meet family planning obligations

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Federal Ministry of Health will continue to meet all its financial obligation towards the provision of family planning commodity in the country despite the economic challenges. 

Adewole made this known while declaring open the fort [...]

Wed, 21 December 2016


"Health funding best way to revamp Nigeria’s economy"

Team Leader, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria-Partnership Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PSN-PACFaH, National Advocacy Group, Lady Christie Uche, has said that adequate funding of the health sector was the best buy in revamping the Nigerian economy.
She made the assertion when she led mem [...]

Sat, 12 November 2016


80% eggs of women above 40 yrs can’t become babies - Expert

A consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has revealed that 80 percent eggs of women above the age of 40 years cannot produce baby, just as he advocates Assisted Reproductive Technique, ART, for couples above that age range.  

Ajayi, who is the Managing Director of No [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Fake drug: Nigeria laws too lenient, says former NAFDAC DG

The former Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii, has said that Nigeria’s laws are too lenient to punish drug counterfeiters.
Orhii, who stated this in a chat with journalists in his home in Makurdi, lamented that drug coun [...]

Sat, 29 October 2016


Mothers nutrition key in malnutrition fight – Nestlé

As the rate of malnutrition continues to affect the growth and development of the Nigerian child, Nestlé Nigeria has called on pregnant as well as nursing mothers to feed on adequate nutrient that are beneficial.

Speaking to journalists at the Nestlé media workshop on 'Good Nu [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


“Maternal health cannot be addressed without family planning”

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the issue of maternal health could not be addressed without tackling the issue of family planning.

The minister stated this in Abuja when he received a report on maternal health in Nigeria, which was presented by Chima Izugbara, a Senio [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


Adewole commends donor agency on drug distribution

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has commended the Global Fund and United State Agency for International Development, USAID, in building a magnificent premier medical warehouse to manage drugs distribution system in Nigeria.

The minister, who made the commendation shortly after inspecti [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


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