Revitalising primary health care centres to treat diabetes, hypertension patients in Delta
Until now, several studies have shown that hypertension and diabetes mellitus are highly prevalent in Nigeria and other low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.
Rotary Club donates hand washing unit, PPEs to school, PHC
The Rotary Club of Maryland has donated foot-operated hand wash sanitising unit, infrared thermometers, face shields and masks, among other essential items, to Command Day Secondary School
COVID-19: Minister asks NPHCDA to construct more PHCs in FCT
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the management of National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), to construct more healthcare facilities for the FCT. She said Wuse and Central ward of the nation’s capital was in urgent need of primary Health Care Centres especially as some hospitals have been designated…
UNICEF chief seeks stronger PHCs at council level
A United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) Consultant and Public Health Expert, Dr. Dayo Adeyanju, has admonished government at all levels to intensify epidemic outbreak control
Medical experts raise concern over Nigeria’s health sector
Some groups of medical experts have said there is looming danger in Nigeria’s healthcare system if necessary and urgent steps are not taken to address it.
Stakeholders decry increasing cases of malnutrition among children, women
*Urges govt to integrate multivitamin in school feeding programme Some stakeholders in public health have decried the high level of malnutrition in Nigeria, stressing that women and children being the most affected due to poor access to basic micronutrients.They identified poverty, lack of functional primary health care centres across the country, illiteracy and poor access…
Stakeholders meet over deplorable state of PHC In Kaduna
Concerned stakeholders met yesterday, in Kaduna to discuss ways of addressing the deplorable condition of primary healthcare delivery in the state.
EPISON decries state of PHC in Nigeria
Epidemiological Society of Nigeria (EPISON) has decried the poor state of Primary Health Care (PHC) in the country, saying it needs urgent attention...
Edo to sponsor Worldex
Edo State Government has taken up the permanent host city (PHC) sponsorship of World Digital Exhibition (Worldex), a global technology trade fair hosted yearly to link up sub-Saharan Africa with the global technology community. In a letter addressed to Frederick Apeji, Managing Director of Alford Conferences Limited, the promoter of the technology trade exhibition, Taiwo…
Sanwo-Olu promises improved PHC services in Lagos
The All Peoples Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured that the 37 non-functional healthcare facilities will be refurbished and adequately equipped, while 10 other new primary healthcare canters will be created to serve riverine and underserved areas. He made these affirmations during the unveiling of Vision for greater Lagos, which has…
Renewable energy for powering PHCs
Since World Health Organisation (WHO) pioneered the deployment of various types of energy sources over the last four decades for the vaccine cold chain for its expanded programme on immunisation....
Rotary club distributes mosquito nets to PHCs in Lagos
The Rotary Club of Lagos has restated its commitment towards fighting malaria scourge in its adopted community. The club yesterday distributed free mosquito nets to pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under the age of five at three primary healthcare centers in Lagos Island/Obalende area of the state – Sura PHC, Araromi health center and…