Tag: Health sector

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

Over 5,000 Nigerian Doctors Add Value to South Africa’s Health Sector – Consul General

Henry Solomon- July 23, 2018

Mr. Godwin Adama, the Consul General of Nigeria in South Africa, says about 5,000 Nigerian medical practitioners are contributing to the development of the health ... Read More

Turning The Tide in Health Sector

Tanimu- May 31, 2018

Rabi Abdallah, Abuja: It is a joyous moment at the masaka Primary Health Centre in Nasarawa state. Comfort Daniel whom a couple of hours ago ... Read More

JOHESU strike has not paralysed public hospitals, says MDCAN

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 25, 2018

The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has described as false the claim by members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) that ... Read More

Medical Practitioner Proffers Solution to Strikes in the health sector

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 22, 2018

An Abuja-based medical practitioner, Dr. Patrick Ezie, has called on the Federal Government to adopt proactive strategies to prevent incessant strikes in the health sector. ... Read More

Medic Urges Increased Funding for Health Sector

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 22, 2018

Dr. Peter Ezie, Founder, Junior Doctors of Africa, has called for increased funding of the health sector to check the rate of maternal and child ... Read More

Senate Calls for a State-of-Emergency in The Health Sector

Henry Solomon- March 13, 2018

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to declare a state-of-emergency in the country’s public health sector over decay of infrastructure. The Senate also ... Read More

There Is Shortage of Perioperative Nurses In Nigeria – NAPON

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2017

The National Association of Perioperative Nurses (NAPON) said on Thursday that the dearth of perioperative nurses in the nation’s health sector had affected the management ... Read More

Ogun State Closes Down 5 Health Institutions

Henry Solomon- January 30, 2017

The Ogun Government on Monday closed down five health facilities in Ifo Local Government Area of the State for non-compliance with validation. The Commissioner for ... Read More

Inadequate budget allocation bane of Health sector- NMA

inno.korie- January 27, 2017

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to increase budgetary allocation to the health sector to improve healthcare delivery in ... Read More

Senate Passes into law, bill to establish National Institute for Cancer Research

inno.korie- June 1, 2016

The senate has passed into law the bill for an act to establish the National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment after a clause-by-clause consideration ... Read More

Federal Government Places Restriction On Foreign Medical Trips

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2016

Prescription The Federal Government says it will not provide resources for any government official to travel abroad for medical attention unless the case cannot be ... Read More

SGF Meets Presidential Committee On Health

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 22, 2014

  The Federal Government says it is doing its best to find lasting solution to the Industrial crisis in the Health sector within the shortest ... Read More