Tag: Federal Ministry of health

Blood donation: Nigeria requires 2 million units of blood per annum

admin- June 14, 2019

The Federal  Ministry of Health ( FMoH) said on Friday that Nigeria required an estimated two 2 million units of blood per annum to adequately ... Read More

FG wants Nigerians to support fight against tobacco

admin- June 1, 2019

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr Abdullahi Mashi, has urged Nigerians to support the fight against tobacco to avert lung diseases and other ... Read More

UNICEF advocates improved investment in nutrition

admin- December 5, 2018

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Child Rights Information Bureau (CRIB) of Federal Ministry of Information and Culture have identified improved investment in nutrition ... Read More

Vice President Osinbajo Launches Patients’ Bill of Rights

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2018

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has launched the Patients' Bill of Right (PBOR) on Tuesday in Abuja. This bill is being sponsored by the Consumer Protection ... Read More

NHIS Commences Re-Accreditation Of 57 HMOs

Abdul Jimoh- September 19, 2017

Less than 5% of Nigerians covered by NHIS, says Official The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has commenced the re-accreditation of 57 Health Management Organisations ... Read More

19m Nigerians have hepatitis B, says NGO

inno.korie- July 28, 2017

Mr Ifeanyichukwu Eze, Country Director, African Nation’s Development Programmes (ANDP) says no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are affected by hepatitis B virus. Eze disclosed ... Read More

Exclusive breastfeeding reduces risk of infections in babies–health practitioners

inno.korie- July 27, 2017

Mrs Olubunmi Aiyedun, the President National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses says exclusive breastfeeding reduces the risk of infections in babies. Aiyedun made this known ... Read More

Nigeria loses N80bn to road accidents annually says minister of health,Adewole

inno.korie- June 30, 2017

Nigeria loses N80 billion annually due to road accidents, Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole said in Friday. Adewole who made this known at a ... Read More

World Cancer Day in Nigeria

admin- February 10, 2017

A report from population-based cancer registries shows that Nigeria currently has one hundred thousand new cases of cancer day every year. This represents twenty percent ... Read More

Will Malnutrition be Permanent in Nigeria?

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 1, 2016

LAST week, reports of cases of malnourished children at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Borno State, caused a stir. Footages of persons in ... Read More

Nigeria Sets To Host Field Epidemiology Training Conference

admin- August 8, 2016

Nigerian Government, in collaboration with the Economic Community of West Africa States and African Field Epidemiology Network, has concluded arrangement to hold 1st Regional Center ... Read More

FG Launches Rapid Result Initiative For Better Health

admin- July 20, 2016

The Federal Ministry of Health has launched Rapid Result Initiative programme tagged “Better Health for all” designed to produce quick and visible impact that would ... Read More

FG Launches Saving One Million Lives Program For Results

admin- July 20, 2016

In line with the ‘Change’ mantra of President Buhari’s administration, the Federal Ministry of Health has launched Saving One Million lives Program for Results (SOML-P ... Read More

FG Moves To Review Nigeria’s HIV /AIDs Data

admin- July 13, 2016

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that Federal Government of Nigeria would partner with AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN), to set up ... Read More

WHO Regional Director Pledges Support For Nigeria’s Health Agenda

admin- July 12, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti has pledged to support the Nigeria’s health agenda especially in the areas ... Read More

NTA News Summary: All You Need To Know Today 15/6/2016

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 15, 2016

North East Development Commission Bill Divides North East Senators The Senate has constituted a six-man committee to resolve the controversy that arose over the location ... Read More

Nigeria Marks First Anniversary Of Ebola Free Declaration By WHO

Henry Solomon- October 21, 2015

Nigeria is commemorating the first anniversary of terminating the dreaded Ebola virus disease in the country as declared by World Health organization (WHO) on 20 ... Read More

Nigerian Police Parades Fake Doctor Who Has Worked With FMH For 9 Years

inno.korie- July 8, 2015

Mr Martins Ugwu OkpehFake Doctor Daniel The Police have paraded a suspected fake medical doctor who had worked with the Federal Ministry of Health, for ... Read More