Health

FG to unveil national health development plan 11

The federal government has revealed that plans are on top gear to unveil the National Etrategic Health Development Plan II and put to effective use.  

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, made this known in Abuja, while speaking at the validation of inputs from various heath s [...]

Sun, 06 May 2018


FG to unveil national health development plan 11

The federal government has revealed that plans are on top gear to unveil the National Etrategic Health Development Plan II and put to effective use.  

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, made this known in Abuja, while speaking at the validation of inputs from various heath s [...]

Sun, 06 May 2018


FG launches national cancer control plan

The Federal Ministry of Health has launched a comprehensive strategy on cancer control to span 2018-2022. 

The document titled; “National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022” provides clear road maps on the various action plans for achieving total eradication of all forms of cancer i [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018


Kissing Diseases virus linked to seven serious diseases

A far-reaching study conducted by scientists at Cincinnati Children's reports that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) -- best known for causing mononucleosis -- also increases the risks for some people of developing seven other major diseases.

Those diseases are: systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018


FG sets up measures to end neuro-development disorder

The federal government is set to develop a national strategy for neuro-development disorders in Nigeria with a view to managing children and the families with such challenges.

President Muhammadu Buhari made this known recently in Abuja, while speaking at the launch of a book: Neuro-Development [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018


Consuming more than five drinks a week could shorten your life

Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research from the University of Cambridge.

Part-funded by the British Heart Foundation, the study shows that drinking more alcohol is associated with a higher risk of stroke, [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


Ehanire wants release of 1% health sector consolidated revenue

The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has called on the National Assembly for the release of the 1 percent consolidated revenue in the 2018 budget for the health sector. 

He made the call in Abuja while briefing the press to commemorate the 2018 World Health Day with the th [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


Abuja host WHO global policy group

The Nigerian government has played host to the World Health Organization, WHO, Global Policy Group, GPG, meeting in Abuja. 

Our correspondent learnt that the meeting was first of its kind in Nigeria as membership was drawn from Director-General, Deputy Director-General, six Regional Direct [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


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