Category: Health

President Buhari Approves Upgrade of Federal Medical Centre Yola to Teaching Hospital

Henry Solomon- May 17, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the upgrading of the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, to Modibbo Adama University Teaching Hospital, Yola, Adamawa state. It would be ... Read More

Buhari launches HIV Trust Fund

Suleiman Idris- February 1, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja launched a N62 billion trust fund to help Nigeria end AIDS as a public health threat and place ... Read More

UK Removes Nigeria, 10 others from Red List

AMT Tanimu- December 14, 2021

Nigeria has been de-listed from the United Kingdom’s red list of travel restrictions initially imposed over fears of the spread of the Covid-19 omicron variant. ... Read More

Addressing Misinformation About COVID-19 Vaccination in Nigeria

AMT Tanimu- July 8, 2021

Dr Faisal ShuaibExecutive Secretary NPHCDA PROTOCOL Good afternoon distinguished members of the press and thank you for honouring our invitation to yet another crucial moment ... Read More

Pan Taker, An Economic Hub Drenched in Environmental and Health Hazards

AMT Tanimu- June 30, 2021

For One's household, they are trash to be discarded, but for Scavengers and a couple of recyclers, they are raw wealth that can be processed ... Read More

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia Supports Nigeria with Equipment Worth One Million Dollar

AMT Tanimu- June 23, 2021

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is supporting Nigeria in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic with equipment worth one million dollars. The handover of the ... Read More

Ministry, WHO, NCDC make urgent call for increased funding for health

Abdul Jimoh- April 28, 2021

NAPHS Photo; The WHO, Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday issued an urgent call ... Read More

Partner on COVID-19 Vaccine Security and Accountability

AMT Tanimu- April 13, 2021

In line with its determination to ensure accountability and transparency in the deployment and administration of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria, the National Primary Health Care ... Read More

Kano Govt. releases 423 orphans to foster parents in 6 years – Committee

Suleiman Idris- April 9, 2021

The Kano State Government has granted custody of 423 orphans and abandoned children to foster parents in the past six years. The Chairman, Kano State ... Read More

NMA pleads with FG to respond to doctors’ needs

Abdul Jimoh- April 5, 2021

Dr Enema Amodu, the Chairman of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), FCT chapter, on Sunday, pleaded with Federal Government to respond to the needs of health ... Read More

Niger govt. reiterates commitment to quality health care service

Suleiman Idris- March 31, 2021

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger said the government would provide qualitative health care services to residents of the state. This is contained in a statement ... Read More

Gombe Governor Flags-off Covid-19 vaccination

Suleiman Idris- March 17, 2021

Governor, Deputy, Others Receive First Jab of AstraZeneca Vaccine Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has officially flagged-off Covid-19 vaccination in the State. The Governor, ... Read More

Kebbi State Government flags off training of Health workers for Covid -19 Vaccination

Suleiman Idris- March 10, 2021

Kebbi State Government through the Primary Healthcare Development Agency has commenced the first phase training of Health workers involved in Covid 19 Vaccination. A two ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 269 New Cases

Suleiman Idris- March 8, 2021

Nigeria has recorded 269 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 158,506. The Nigeria ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccine will guarantee national immunity – Medical practitioner

Abdul Jimoh- March 5, 2021

Dr Ejike Oji, Chairman Technical Management Committee, Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), says arrival of almost four million doses of COVID-19 vaccine ... Read More

NAFDAC destroys N613m counterfeit goods in Kano

Abdul Jimoh- March 5, 2021

The National Agency for Drug, Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed counterfeit drugs, cosmetics and food items worth over N613 million in Kano State. The ... Read More

Nigeria’s COVID-19 deaths near 2,000 mark

Abdul Jimoh- March 4, 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 16 additional COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease since its ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccines shipped by COVAX arrive in Nigeria – WHO

Suleiman Idris- March 2, 2021

  By Cecilia Ologunagba The World Health Organisation  (WHO) says Nigeria has received nearly four million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX ... Read More

Nigeria set to receive about 4 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Suleiman Idris- March 1, 2021

Nigeria is scheduled to take delivery of 3.92 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, 2 March, 2021. The delivery will mark the first ... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccines will Arrive in Nigeria on Tuesday – SGF

Olisa- February 28, 2021

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has confirmed that Nigeria will on Tuesday, March 2, receive the first tranche of ... Read More