Dr. Osagie Ehanire
25 Mar 2020
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, yesterday cancelled the ministry’s briefing on developments relating to the Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
6 Mar 2020
The Federal Government says there is no new fresh case from 61 contacts of the index case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, at a media update on COVID-19 in Abuja on Friday
28 Feb 2020
Dr Clement Peter, the Officer-in-Charge of World Health Organisation (WHO) in Nigeria, has commended Federal Government’s efforts “to the timely response
28 Feb 2020
The Federal Government has commenced contact tracing of the first case of reported Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country to monitor the health of people that travelled
8 Feb 2020
The Minister of health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has disclosed that preliminary medical investigation has revealed that the “strange” disease that had claimed several...
5 Feb 2020
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has decried low implementation of the Nigerian Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022 launched by the Federal Government two years ago.
19 Jan 2020
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said about 600,000 people infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Nigeria who do not know their status.
13 Jan 2020
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said the Federal Government will continue to prioritise the development of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) National Reference Laboratory
20 Dec 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Abba Sheshe as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) Kano, Kano State.
2 Nov 2019
The Federal Government, yesterday, said plans were underway to capture the informal sector in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
5 Apr 2019
The House of Representatives is to approve the draft National Tobacco Control Regulations (NTCR) before June this year. Speaker Yakubu Dogara gave the assurance yesterday during an interactive session with stakeholders organised by the Simon Arabo-led committee on delegated legislation on the tobacco control regulation in Abuja. Represented by the Deputy Whip, Pally Iriase, he…
28 Jan 2019
The Federal Government yesterday expressed worries over the continued presence of undetected Leprosy cases, especially among children in the country. Speaking at the 2019 World Leprosy Day with the theme: Ending Discrimination, Stigma and Prejudice, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, noted that 2,442 new Leprosy cases were reported. He said the National…