Exercise ‘craze’ grips Nigerians
Until now, some Nigerians did physical exercises basically to shed weight and to get fitter. But the trend has changed.
FG moves to end cholera outbreaks in 2023
The Federal Government is putting in place measures to end cholera outbreaks nationwide in the next five years. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, dropped the hint yesterday while briefing State House Correspondents at the end of weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.…
Nine foods to help lower blood sugar at home
Statistics have shown that Nigeria has the highest indices of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about five million people currently living with the condition, which is the number six leading cause of death globally.
Stakeholders seek government’s support to stop Ebola
Private sector stakeholders have solicited government’s support to adopt measures that would protect Nigeria from the resurgence of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) .
Nigeria’s quest for local vaccines suffers setback
Nigeria’s quest to get its first set of locally manufactured vaccines has suffered a setback. The country was expected to roll out its first locally produced vaccines in July 2019, beginning with the drugs against Yellow fever, Tetanus Toxoid and Hepatitis B.
West African surgeons extend safe practices’ operations to Lagos
The West African College of Surgeons (WACS) has commissioned its Permanent Secretariat in Yaba, Lagos state as part of its mandate to extend operations of safe surgical services to grassroots and development of surgical manpower.
Minister urges state government's to review population policy
Isaac Adewole, has urged state governments to review their population policy and implementation approaches with a view to making families embrace moderate size. He noted that with over 190 million people, and still counting, vigorous awareness creation about the essence of moderate family size, especially in rural areas, has become necessary. At the inaugural Prof.…
FG, UNFPA working to boost access to reproductive health services
The Federal Government in collaboration with UNFPA and other development partners say they are working to boost nationwide access to reproductive health commodities and services to harness demographic dividends in the country.
Minister unveils second National Strategic Health Development Plan
Minister of health, Professor Isaac Adewole, yesterday unveiled the second National Strategic Health Development Plan for effective health care delivery in the country.Besides, the minister ruled out the possibility of settling the May and June salaries of health workers in federal health facilities across the country.