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malnutrition

The International Society of Media in Public Health, (ISMPH) has attributed the growing malnutrition among under-five children in Nigeria to poverty, resulting from low earning capacities of the parents of these children, especially mothers. Programme

Livestock

The Federal Government has handed over the livestock health centre built and equipped for treatment of animals to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). The centre which was constructed by the veterinary and pest control

NEMSAS

The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) Dr Ifedayo Adetifa has attributed the Measles and Yellow fever outbreaks to disruptions on routine immunization and other essential healthcare services, caused by the

COVID-19

The Director Planning, Research & statistics at the national primary health care development agency (NPHCDA) Doctor Abdullahi Garba says Nigeria may miss the September seventy percent COVID-19 immunization target, as the country is very far

Refugee NHIS

The Federal Government says it has undertaken the registration of refugees into the National Health Insurance Scheme. The Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim made

National Hospital

The National Association of Residents Doctors, National Hospital Abuja, has been making some clarifications regarding the disagreement between one of its member and a nurse, resulting into war of words and an alleged physical attack.

blood

As the advocacy on the importance of blood donation continues, stakeholders in the health sector has harped on the need for the lawmakers to come up with laws that will give bites to blood policies.

Cholera (1)

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has expressed concerns over Nigeria remaining one of the cholera endemic countries in the African continent. It said while many countries have since eliminated cholera, an infectious disease

healthcare centers (1)

The United States Agency for International Development, (USAID) Power Africa Nigeria Power Sector Program, USAID Integrated Health Program, and the Government of Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Agency have launched a call-to-action to provide more primary healthcare

blood donation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says donating just one unit of blood can save the lives of up to three patients. The is a message from the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti