Wednesday, 8th December 2021
Breaking News:


28 Oct
Medical experts have decried persistent poor health indices in the country and warned that the situation is expected to remain poor in the near future due to insecurity and poverty.
22 Aug
A first glimpse at this facility would likely make one assume it is an abandoned cottage, until you take a closer look. It comprises a single block that houses five rooms.
13 Jun
In 2019, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration decided to establish four Bioresource Development Centres (BIODEC) across the country.
6 Dec 2020
Executive Director of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has said the agency would pursue Federal Government’s primary healthcare revitalisation agenda in 2021 to strengthen primary health care (PHC) and have a robust system.
19 Nov 2020
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.
23 Jul 2020
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
12 Apr 2020
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…
2 Mar 2020
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
4 Dec 2019
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.
26 Nov 2019
*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…
10 Nov 2019
Concerned stakeholders met yesterday, in Kaduna to discuss ways of addressing the deplorable condition of primary healthcare delivery in the state.
10 Aug 2019
Epidemiological Society of Nigeria (EPISON) has decried the poor state of Primary Health Care (PHC) in the country, saying it needs urgent attention...


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The planned nationwide broadband deployment is being threatened by the slow takeoff of the licenced Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos), despite a longer tenor and cheaper licence costs...
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The African Union (AU), yesterday, called for an urgent end to travel restrictions imposed on some of its member states, saying the measures effectively penalise governments for timely data...
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In a rare and bold move, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, approved the immediate sacking of the management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) following industrial action...
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Real Madrid will go through as group winners to the Champions League last 16 after Toni Kroos and Marco Asensio each scored in a 2-0 win over Inter Milan on Tuesday.
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Robert Lewandowski was unconvinced by Lionel Messi’s tribute towards him at last week’s Ballon d’Or ceremony, as the Bayern Munich star labelled his rival’s comments ‘empty words’...