The Federal Government said that strategies had been put in place for the reduction of severe preventable medication-related harm by 50 per cent in the next five years.
World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it is a case of near-miss for Nigeria to attain certification of eradication of indigenous transmission of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in 2016.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says there are actually enough medical doctors in the country but that the Federal Government is working toward replacing any medical doctor who resigns and leaves the country.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), has says it is guided by principles of safety, efficacy, transparency and accountability in the COVID-19 mass vaccination campaign in the country.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has urged the military to increase awareness on mental health among its personnel toward addressing impact of post-trauma and stress disorder among troops. Ehanire made the call at the opening of a Mental Health Resilience and Wellness Course 2 (MHRWC2) of the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) on…
Medical lab practitioners seek inclusion in health scheme as minister warns purveyors of false medical test results
Inclusion of medical laboratories in development of operational guidelines of National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will boost the country’s preparedness in tackling disease outbreaks.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the Federal Government is targetting an increase of 50 per cent in the rate of exclusive breastfeeding before the 2025 World Health Assembly.
• Making it the world's most populated nation The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA has said that Nigeria's population that is increasing by 3.2 per cent annually, which projects to 216 in 2022, and may hit 400 million by 2050. This will make Nigeria the world's most populated nation. A UNFPA Deputy Country Representative, Erika…
The Federal Government has expressed regrets over the low awareness and under-treated of Hepatitis infection in the country.
Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that Nigeria is to begin production of hepatitis vaccines to eliminate the scourge of the disease in the country.
It is instructive to note that section 201 of the Criminal law of Lagos State erroneously relied upon by abortionists to argue that medical abortions are permissible in Lagos State
The Federal Government on Tuesday launched the revised guidelines and tools for Maternal Perinatal and Child Death Surveillance and Response (MPCDSR).