FG moves to strengthen primary, secondary healthcare systems
The Federal government is working with the state governments to overhaul secondary healthcare institutions in the country in order to ensure better value chain in the health sector.
Cheers for polio-free Nigeria
A declaration the other day by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that Nigeria is polio-free is heartwarming. It is worth celebrating against the backdrop of the havoc polio has wreaked in the country.
How poor funding derails primary healthcare services, COVID-19 containment efforts
The Director, Department of Planning Research and Statistics, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Garba Bulama, on behalf of the Executive Director, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has said that late funds affect the primary healthcare service delivery.
Ekiti records five new positive COVID-19 cases
Ekiti State government yesterday said that the state had five new positive COVID-19 cases, which included two health workers and three hospital patients at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti (FETHI).
Nigeria begins documentation for ARCC’s WPV-free certification
The Federal Government yesterday marked three years without a Wild Polio Virus (WPV) case in the country and expressed confidence that by March 2020 Nigeria would be certified as polio free.
Nasarawa governor constitutes 14-member Economic Advisory Council
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the constitution of a 14-member Investment and Economic Advisory Council.
‘Why Nigeria loses 2,300 children, 145 women daily’
More reasons have emerged why Nigeria loses 2,300 under-five children and 145 women of child-bearing age daily.A report on maternal and child health released yesterday in Abuja by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency ...
Agency lauds Ugwuanyi’s strides in primary healthcare delivery
The Chief Executive Officer, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib has commended Enugu Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his administration’s reforms in the health sector, which have ensured effective service delivery in the state’s primary healthcare.