NASS Should Pass The Tobacco Control Regulations – Group

A Tobacco Free Nigeria campaign group has disclosed that no fewer than 25,000 underage Nigerians use tobacco products daily. Ms. Ebiuwa Uwagboe, a campaign specialist at Gatefield, the public strategy group backing the campaign disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

Unicef Revealed Increase In Nigeria's Birth Registration By 29m

According to United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), birth registration programme implemented by the National Population Commission (NPC) with support from UNICEF has increased the number of registered children in Nigeria between the ages of zero and 17 years to about 29 million.

FG To Introduce Health Care Funding For Lassa Fever Patients

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on Sunday 7th of April 2017, that it will introduce a funding system which will cater for the needs of patients with confirmed cases of Lassa fever in the country. 

Buhari Orders Revert of State House Clinic

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the State House Medical Centre (SHMC) be reverted to a Clinic in a bid to serve the original purpose of its establishment. Mr Jalal Arabi, Permanent Secretary, State House, made the assertion when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs for the 2019 budget defense.

HIV Now Under Control In Nigeria - Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole during the dissemination of guidelines and reports of Laboratory-based evaluations of the Alere HIV Combo rapid test kit said that country has made significant progress in the control of HIV and is on course to attaining the UNAIDS global 90-90-90 targets.

4000 Primary Health Centers Revitalized - FG

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said the Federal Government has revitalized over 4,000 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs), across the country from 2015 to date. Adewole made the claims at the flag-off of a special medical mission to Jiwa Emirate in Abuja by Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA), over the weekend.

Lassa Fever Cases Drop Down - NCDC

Following the widespread attack of Lassa fever in the Country, the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a decline in the number of new cases.

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