Tag: Minister of Health

COVID-19: Nigeria ramps up testing to 27, 078

Abdul Jimoh- May 12, 2020

The Federal Government on Monday said the country has ramped up testing of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic outbreak to 27,078 from 1,127. Dr Osagie ... Read More

COVID-19: FG reduces arrivals to 2 international airports as cases rise to 12

Abdul Jimoh- March 20, 2020

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has announced the reduction of arrivals from four to two international airports for effective monitoring and surveillance, to prevent ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria is not experiencing community transmission – Minister

Abdul Jimoh- March 17, 2020

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria is not among the countries that are experiencing community transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Community transmission is ... Read More

Separation of cojoined wins: Health minister commends National Hospital medical team

inno.korie- January 9, 2020

...Our Health System Even With Modest Resources can Rise Up to the Highest Challenges -Health Minister The Hon. Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, commended ... Read More

FG reassures 10,000 primary health centres to be revived

Abdul Jimoh- November 2, 2019

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has reinstated the Federal Government’s commitment to revive no fewer than 10,000 primary healthcare centres in the country ... Read More

Survey Result To Change HIV Landscape In Nigeria – FG

Abdul Jimoh- September 19, 2018

The Federal Government on Wednesday said that the ongoing HIV survey result would change the HIV landscape in Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac ... Read More

Health Minister Cautions Manufacturers Against Substandard Drugs

Abdul Jimoh- June 13, 2018

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has cautioned drug manufacturers against producing substandard drugs to curb addiction and drug-related issues in the country. The ... Read More

Health Minister has no right to stop salaries of JOHESU members – NLC

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2018

Dr. Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has no right to deny the Joint Health Sector ... 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

Strike: JOHESU accuses health minister of bias

inno.korie- May 18, 2018

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has constituted himself as a major hindrance to fruitful deliberations towards ... Read More

Nigeria No Longer Constitutes Lassa Fever Threat to Global Health – Minster

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2018

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says Nigeria is no longer constitute a Lassa fever threat to global health as the country recorded only ... Read More

Minister Visits Libyan Returnees, Directs All to Be Screened

AMT Tanimu- January 10, 2018

Boade Akinola, Abuja: The Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has visited today, the 487 Nigerian returnees which were the second batch from Libya ... Read More

NTA News Summary: Kaduna State Government Sacks 4000 Local Government Workers

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 30, 2017

NTA News Summary:30th November,2017   Senate Call On President Buhari To Rise The Issues Of Nigeria Slaves To AU/EU The senate has resolved to call ... Read More

Group Seeks Qualitative Health Care For Prison Inmates

Abdul Jimoh- November 16, 2017

The Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errant (CURE-Nigeria), an NGO, has said that prison inmates should have access to qualitative health care across the ... 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

Health Minister Confirms Case of Yellow Fever In Nigeria

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2017

The Minister of  Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has confirmed a case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun Local Government Area ... Read More

NHIS: Drama At House Comittee On Healthcare Service Sitting

AMT Tanimu- July 27, 2017

The last has not been heard in the tussle between the minister of Health Adewole and the National Health Insurrance Scheme (NHIS) when the later ... Read More

Meningitis: Senate Urges Health Ministry to Make Vaccines Free

Abdul Jimoh- April 4, 2017

• “We will provide ample funding for healthcare”, Saraki Says President of The Senate, Bukola Saraki says On Meningitis Vaccines On Tuesday, the Senate urged the ... Read More

Leaders of Red Cross visit President Buhari

admin- October 17, 2016

Red Cross Leader with President Buhari Five days after the release of 21 out of the more than 200 schoolgirls held  captive by Boko Haram, ... Read More

FG Committed To Reduce Medical Tourism Through Upgrade Tertiary Health Facilities

admin- August 5, 2016

The Federal Government is committed to gradually upgrade the Tertiary Health Facilities in the country for effective healthcare in order to reduce Medical Tourism. The ... Read More