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23 May 2019
It was convivial mood all round yesterday at Aso Rock Villa, as President Muhammadu Buhari held a valedictory, farewell session for his cabinet members, with all the ministers in attendance. The ministers and the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, congratulated Buhari and expressed gratitude that it had been a privilege to have worked with him and…
3 May 2019
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has bemoaned the exodus of indigenous doctors to foreign countries. Dr Francis Faduyile, President of the Association, lamented the development on Thursday in Abakaliki during the opening of its annual general conference/delegates meeting, estimating that over 2, 000 doctors migrate from the country annually. Faduyile noted that such unfortunate migration…
29 Apr 2019
The Federal Government has approved the move by the management of Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO) to establish a Patient Safety Institute at the ivory tower to revolutionise healthcare delivery in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave the endorsement at the weekend in Okada, Edo State while delivering the Maiden Distinguished Guest…
14 Apr 2019
The Federal Government has developed an operational guideline for effective implementation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) self-testing in Nigeria. The guideline outlines the principles for delivery approach, package, quality assurance and coordination for HIVST in the country. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who stated this during dissemination of the guideline and report of the…
10 Apr 2019
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has warned Nigerian students intending to study medicine in Ukraine to be sure of the authenticity of the institution. Adewole, in a statement yesterday, said the federal government had recently been notified by the Ukrainian Ministry of Health that it could not guarantee the quality of education delivered by…
8 Apr 2019
The Federal Government has rebuilt over 4000 primary healthcare centres (PHCs) across the federation in line with the10,000 rehabilitation target of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who spoke while opening the six-day medical/dental surgical mission of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) for 3000 residents of…
12 Mar 2019
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), has certified and inducted new 506 foreign-trained doctors to practice medicine in the country. Out of 903 students who sat for the October/November 2018, MDCN assessment examination for foreign trained medical students, which was conducted with the help of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), only…
6 Mar 2019
Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has said that healthcare facilities will be guaranteed in all communities in Osun State from middle of the year. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who corroborated this, said the step being taken by the governor to improve on healthcare is the first in the South-West, which he hoped “other…
6 Mar 2019
The reported death of Bala Haruna, went viral yesterday. Haruna, a staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari in Bauchi State, had vowed to spend 10 minutes inside a gutter and drink the drainage water if Buhari wins the presidential election. Immediately Buhari was declared winner of the February 23 presidential election in the early hours…
4 Feb 2019
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said the federal government is investing in cancer treatment centres, equipped with innovative machines to ensure more people are treated in the country, rather than travelling outside the for treatment. Adewole disclosed this during the inspection of the new cancer treatment centre at the Lagos University Teaching…
24 Dec 2018
Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Independent Fact-Finding Panel on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a seven-member panel was inaugurated in November to investigate the conflict that engulfed the NHIS and led…
9 Dec 2018
For medical doctors, the journey to becoming certified to practice, like other professionals, begins with the acquisition of the basic medical degree.

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