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11 Dec 2020
A survey, conducted by the Federal Ministry of Health and facilitated by an independent group of health experts, “Sightsavers,” has shown that about two and a half million persons in Zamfara
5 Nov 2020
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) says no fewer than 122 million people in Nigeria are at risk of getting Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs).
7 Sep 2020
The leadership of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) says it will commence a nationwide warning strike over Federal Government’s failure to meet the union’s outstanding demands with effect from September 13. Mr Biobelemoye Josiah, the JOHESU Chairman, said this during a news conference in Abuja on Monday. Josiah listed the alleged shortchanging of the…
20 Mar 2020
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has announced the reduction of arrivals from four to two international airports for effective monitoring and surveillance
24 Aug 2019
A non-governmental organisation, Asaigbo Foundation is set to launch a cancer care initiative to increase awareness, promote early detection and treatment of the disease. The foundation had in recent times received an endorsement from the Global Peace and Sustainable Network, a UN Sponsored organisation, which promised support. 
1 Jun 2019
Over 1.1 billion adult smoke tobacco worldwide and at least 367 million persons use smokeless tobacco products. Of this number, eight million die annually through the effect of tobacco of which over six million are by direct use and about 890,000 by exposure to second-hand smoke. Over 20 billion sticks of cigarettes are consumed annually…
22 Mar 2019
Alh. Abdullahi Muhammad, the Executive Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has inaugurated a Medical Guidelines Review Committee for the 2019 Hajj. The Head, Public Affairs Division of NAHCON, Mrs Fatima Usara, said in a statement on Thursday, that Muhammad inaugurated the committee, consisting of members drawn from the Federal Ministry of Health, State…
10 Jan 2019
As a result of the declining capacity in government hospitals, healthcare professionals under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), have called on the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), and labour to perform staff audit in hospitals with the aim of employing more professionals into the sector. The union members, who…
24 Dec 2018
Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Independent Fact-Finding Panel on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a seven-member panel was inaugurated in November to investigate the conflict that engulfed the NHIS and led…
15 Nov 2018
The Society of Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians of Nigeria (SOEHPON) has called on the Federal Ministry of Health as well as the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to implement policies, laws and interventions that would strengthen the provision of occupational health and safety best practices in Nigeria. It noted that the existing regulations,…
15 Nov 2018
Worried by the high burden of mental health disorder in the country, the stakeholders in the health sector have stressed the need to tackle poverty, joblessness and hardship being experienced Nigerians in order to bring the problem to an end. Speaking in Abuja, on Monday, at the Mental Health Action Committee and Stakeholders Workshop with…
14 Jul 2016
The PSN strongly commends and urges JOHESU/AHPA to continue to embrace dialogue with government as it remains optimistic that dialogue will ultimately be fruitful and productive in public interest.


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