15 May 2017
Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Nigeria may begin local production of vaccines by 2019.Already, the Federal Ministry of Health had signed a Memorandum of Understanding....
14 May 2017
Despite recent warnings by the Federal Government against illegal sale of Meningitis C vaccines, members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and other clients complain of difficulties before obtaining the vaccines.
11 May 2017
Okechukwu Enelamah, who briefed State House Correspondents shortly after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said...
11 May 2017
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and the Oladehin family, has launched the Samuel Olafemiwa Oladehin (SOO) Foundation against epilepsy in Lagos.
28 Apr 2017
Citing negligent execution of petroleum production contracts by multinationals operating in Nigeria, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Rivers states have filed a suit...
26 Apr 2017
As the world marked Malaria Day yesterday, the Federal Government, Senate President Bukola Saraki, pharmacists and health stakeholders have suggested ways to reducing and in fact ending the disease in the country.
22 Apr 2017
The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has directed heads of federal government tertiary hospitals in the country to prepare, equip and be proactive in responding to outbreak of diseases in Nigeria.
20 Apr 2017
The truth is that as far back as 1972, the Federal Government of Nigeria approved a scheme of service for the then Medical Laboratory Technologists (now Medical Laboratory Scientists).
17 Apr 2017
WHO meningitis expert, Dr. Olivier Ronveaux, said: “The very limited supply of vaccines to control outbreaks of meningitis C can affect our ability to control these epidemics.
17 Apr 2017
The government has also constituted a CSM outbreak control team whose membership include FMOH, NCDC, NPHCDA, WHO and other partners (MSF, UNICEF, CDC and EHealth Africa) to coordinate all responses aimed at controlling the outbreak.
13 Apr 2017
There are indications that the death toll from the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) epidemic has risen above 500 and beyond 4,000 cases from a total of 3,959 cases with 438 deaths reported over the weekend.