NAFDAC Impounds Trailer Load Of Banned Drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has revealed that it operatives on 10th January 2019 intercepted a 40feet trailer at Oshodi en route Mushin in Lagos which was transporting suspected pharmaceutical products to an unknown destination.

Nigeria to Host First International Confab on Lassa Fever

The Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has announced that the NCDC is set to host the First Lassa fever international conference in the country, NAN reports. He made the announcement while talking to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.

ECOWAS Chastises African Leaders For Not Doing Enough To Curb Drug Abuse

The Head of Drug Control and Civil Society (DCCS) of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), Hajia Raimat Momodu in Abuja on Wednesday, 19th December 2018 accused African leaders most especially, Nigerian Government of not doing enough on the fight against drug abuse among its populace.

Nigerian Health Minister, Isaac Adewole (Prof), has revealed that the poor structure of the Act establishing Nigeria’s Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is the major cause of various crises that have bedeviled the scheme over the years. The minister also linked the inability of the scheme to cover more persons from loopholes in the establishment of the Act.

Health Expert Warns Against Untreated Yellow Fever Infection

A medical expert in Benin, Edo State, Nigeria, Dr. OsasIkponwonsa, says yellow fever infection can lead to other complications if not treated.
Yellow fever is a viral infection spread by a particular species of mosquito; Aedesaegypti.

FG Launches 5 years Plan on Health Security

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole during the launch of a five-year National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS) yesterday in Abuja said that the  Federal Government is committed to providing adequate public health services.

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