President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has opposed the bill, before the House of Representatives, seeking to stop health workers from embarking on strike, describing the proposed piece of legislation...
19 Nov 2021
Philanthropists have called on government and non-governmental organisations to boost investment in the health sector. They made this known in Lagos, yesterday, at the unveiling of two paediatric theatres donated to Lagos University Teaching Hospital...
2 Nov 2021
The United States – the world’s most prosperous nation is a study in how capitalism unevenly distributes access to quality healthcare. Healthcare there is in the hands of the insurance companies who operate like a mafia ...
15 Jul 2021
King David University of Medical Sciences (KDUMS), Uburu, Ebonyi State, is set to provide manpower needs to address challenge of human resources in the health sector in line with new global realities.
29 Jun 2021
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Abdulaziz Abdullahi, has restated the commitment of the ministry to promoting local content in the health sector. He also said government has plans...
12 Mar 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the health sector is set to witness unprecedented growth in a resurgent Nigerian economy with the investments being recorded in the sector.
3 Aug 2020
Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, the Nigeria Commissioners for Health Forum is strategising to rebuild the country’s health sector.
17 Jan 2020
A recent update by the President of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Francis Faduyile that out of the 75,000 Nigerian doctors registered with NMA, over 33,000 have left the country, leaving behind only about 42,000.....
30 Dec 2019
When Nigerians welcomed the year 2019, they had high hopes and expectations of a better healthcare system, despite failures of the past years.Nigerians were optimistic of the fulfillment of the presidency’s promises to provide standard, quality, affordable and accessible healthcare....
21 Feb 2019
A group under the aegis Volunteers Connect Initiative, has bemoaned the deficiency in the health sector, therefore launching an online petition seeking signatures to force the federal Ministry of Health to resuscitate the sector.
4 Oct 2018
Leaders at all levels in Nigeria should realise that citizens of this country should be tired of empty and unsustainable human development goals. There are no good hospitals in the country and education quality is embarrassing.
18 May 2018
A report the other day by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation that Nigeria and other countries in Africa are losing about $2 billion annually via brain drain in the health sector is another badge of dishonour for a continent that has constantly been a symbol of shame and suffering.