Federal Government inaugurates health boards
The Federal Government yesterday inaugurated the newly-constituted governing boards of parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Health and vowed to punish corrupt practices...
N3bn worth of insecticide treated nets to be distributed in Ogun
The Global Health Fund for Malaria and Tuberculosis in conjunction with the Catholic Relief Services and the National Malaria Elimination Programme are set to distribute over three million Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets, worth N3bn in Ogun State.
FG targets January 1, 2019 to close illegal drugs markets
The Federal Government has said it would close down all illegal drug markets in the country from January 2019.
Environmental, personal hygiene key to prevention of Lassa Fever
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, recently announced that 15 states have been hit by an outbreak of Lassa fever, with 105 laboratory-confirmed cases, three probable cases and 31 deaths.
Addressing high cost of cancer treatment in Nigeria
While, Nigerians joined the world on February 4 to mark this year’s World Cancer Day, the hydra-headed challenges that have long beset the disease in terms of adequate treatment continues to linger.
FG plans to roll out nationwide screening for cancers - Adewole
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says the Federal Government has concluded plans to roll-out nationwide screening for most common types of cancers.
FG bans open drug market in 2019
The Federal Government says it will shut down all open drug markets this year to curb unwholesome drug distribution system.
Minister lauds FMC Umuahia on kidney transplant feat
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday, expressed delight over successful kidney transplant by the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State, reiterating the Federal Government’s commitment...