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1 Feb
Nigeria is among the few countries in the world that are still reporting greater than 1,000 new leprosy cases yearly. Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorumibe Mamora, who disclosed this at an event to commemorate...
28 Oct 2021
A professor of medical laboratory science at University of Calabar, Cross River, Prof. Anthony Ogbonna Emeribe, has made recommendations on how to ensure quality human disease diagnosis, management and research.
6 Feb 2021
Predictably, the situation is getting worse. In the past years, the government showed some commitment in making more cancer screening and treatment facilities available.
27 Jan 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), on Tuesday released a handbook on home management of asymptomatic and mild COVID-19 cases.
30 Dec 2020
The Federal Government has advised Nigerians against self-medication for COVID-19, saying it could lead to body organs damage.
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
22 Feb 2020
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country. Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of State, FMOH
25 Jul 2019
Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU)/Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have urged the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) to address all welfare challenges by members that threaten industrial harmony in the sector.
7 Jun 2019
It is shameful that preventable diseases are still common enough to claim lives of Nigerians at this time. The statistics are increasingly frightening as deaths have been reported from measles, meningitis and Lassa fever in various parts of the country, this year, again. Since the beginning of 2019, for instance, measles has killed 89 persons and…
9 Nov 2018
Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) have revealed that over seven million Nigerians die yearly from tobacco smoking.They warned that the death toll would rise to about eight million by 2020, if measures were not taken to check it.
14 Sep 2017
Stakeholders have called for a holistic approach to tackle the lingering challenges facing the Nigeria’s healthcare sector.


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