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According to statistics, nearly more than half the population in Africa don’t have access to quality healthcare. With launched pilots in Kenya and Uganda both in East Africa, Health eVillages is aiming to address this shortage. Founded in 2011 by Donato Tramuto and in partnership with the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization, Health…
Vice President Kashim Shettima reaffirmed on Wednesday the Federal Government's commitment to strengthening healthcare financing and accountability, including vaccine and immunization programs in Nigeria.
Most Nigerians are not just battling with the economic realities but are also suffering from increased healthcare needs, a Pan-Ikwerre organisation in Rivers State with base in the Diaspora, Ogbakor Ikwerre USA/Canada, has said.
The Federal Government is working towards investing in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the health sector to ensure quality service delivery for Nigerians.
To effectively address underemployment and shortage of healthcare professionals in Nigeria, stakeholders have spotlighted efficiency of technology in enhancing the sector.
Scientifically, the data is clear. It is a case of an equal opportunity offender. In my clinical experience across West Africa, we have seen younger Nigerian men in their 20s with low sperm counts.
Access to affordable healthcare continues to burden the African continent despite government-backed insurance schemes and the implementation of policies aimed at achieving universal health coverage. With around 460 million people living below the poverty line, it's no wonder that less than half of Africa’s populace have access to affordable and timely healthcare. Historically, the national…
The digital transformation of healthcare, often referred to as Healthcare 4.0, has significantly altered the way we manage and utilise health data. Electronic Health Records (EHRs), which have replaced traditional paper records, offer a comprehensive digital footprint of a patient’s medical history.
A consultant in Regenerative Medicine and DAB Internal Medicine, and the Medical Director of Glory Wellness Center & Weight Loss Clinic, Tampa, Florida, United States and Lekki, Lagos, Dr. David Ikudayisi, has urged the Federal Government to enhance healthcare in the country by embracing regenerative medicine. Ikudayisi in a chat with The Guardian said the two…
Born as a princess and Ada to the late HRH Igwe na Ezuruoha one of Obinagu Uwani Akpugo of Enugu State, a role she didn’t apply for, Dr. Dorothy Jeff-Nnamani through this fate, which later set her apart in life learnt benevolence, humility, respect for others, wisdom, hard work, confidence and integrity. While the palace…
If we open the door to our doctors in diaspora, they’d transform Nigeria into healthcare destination
Denis Foretia is the Director of the Centre for Multicultural and Global Health and Associate Director for the Global Surgery Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Centre (UTHSC), Tennessee. In this interview with TOBI AWODIPE, he talks about how Nigeria can leverage its diaspora to overhaul its healthcare system, how Nigeria can become…
The Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) has advocated a proactive approach to maintenance in healthcare and tertiary institutions’ facilities nationwide. It said that a reactive approach is not suitable, especially as human lives are involved in such facilities. CORBON Chairman, Dr. Samson Opaluwah, who led the call, yesterday, at the opening of the…