TOYIN Ojora Saraki, founder-president of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, WBFA, has been named as “Health-for-All Champion” and one of four women making waves in global health by Devex, the international development media platform and social enterprise.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake, expired and unwholesome products worth N80 million.
The Federal Government on Monday said it had developed a National Policy for Controlled Medicines and its Implementation Strategies to prevent drug diversion and abuse.
… Holds health seminar on Dec.14th
A not for profit organisation, and campaigner of The Lisa Demi Project in the vanguard of raising awareness and de-stigmatizing HIV & STD testing, has announced that it would be holding a seminar targeted at promoting better sexual reproductive health amongst young people in Nigeria.
Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode delivering her address, during the Town Hall Meeting on Maternal and Child Mortality Reduction program, in Epe Local Government Area, on Monday, 20th November 2017.
…Bolanle Ambode charges expectant mothers
Wife of the governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has again called on expectant mothers in the state, to patronize primary health centres and skilled birth attendants, to reduce the incidence of maternal and infant mortality.
A pathologist at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki (FETHA), Dr Dorothy Nweke, has advocated regular hand wash with soap or any approved liquid or solid detergent to maintain good personal hygiene.
Health-Minister Isaac Adewole
FAVOUR SHUAIB, Abuja
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has denied rumour of suspected outbreak of the dreaded monkey pox, in Abuja.However, the Administration revealed that seven suspected cases have been recorded in four FCT Hospitals with samples of six victims taken and sent to Senegal for test and confirmation.
JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
The House of Representatives Committee on HealthCare Services and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund UNICEF and other relevant stakeholders on health have decried the prevalence of malnutrition particularly on maternal/ child healthcare delivery in Nigeria.
.Dickson charges residents not to panic
CHINEDU WOSU, Yenagoa
Following the outbreak of a deadly viral epidemic disease known as Monkey Pox in Bayelsa Communities three more person has been affected with the disease making the total numbers 13 persons.This is as Governor Seriake Dickson led administration has charge on residents of the state not to panic as government is in top gear curbing the disease.
A world-renowned cancer researcher and professor of pharmacology at the University of Maiduguri has called for greater commitment on the part of the government to the funding of research in the country.