Tag: Ministry of Health

Nigerians join in marking 1st World Mask Week

Abdul Jimoh- August 11, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has joined the first global movement of World Mask Week (WMW) to motivate all citizens to wear facemasks ... Read More

Suspected COVID-19 Patient in Enugu State tests Negative

Olisa- March 16, 2020

The Enugu State Ministry of Health has disclosed that the suspected patient of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state tested negative to the investigation. A ... Read More

FG to build capacity of nurses, midwives in Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- February 21, 2020

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), has promised to build the capacity of nurses and midwives in the country in order to ensure delivery of ... Read More

Striking health workers threatened

admin- May 29, 2018

Strike: Doctors at work as health workers continue strike. The ministry of health has directed striking health workers to resume work immediately or be declared ... Read More

BREAKING: Abuja Federal Secretariat on Fire

Tanimu- July 1, 2017

Fire is reported to have engulf federal secretariat, the block ablaze is said to be housing the Ministry of Health in Abuja. Witness say the ... Read More

Meningitis kills 328 in Nigeria

Suleiman Idris- April 2, 2017

Children undergoing vaccination against meningitis in Nigeria. Twitter photo,The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that no fewer than 328 persons have died ... 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

FG Inaugurates Committee To Strategize On e-Health

Henry Solomon- September 15, 2016

Nigeria has inaugurated a e-Health Steering Committee to bring up strategies to address the challenges facing the health sector. The national e-Health structure is to ... Read More

Breastfeeding Of Babies Should Start Within 30 Minutes Of Birth – FG

Henry Solomon- August 2, 2016

The Federal Government has advised nursing mothers to commence breastfeeding within 30 minutes of child’s birth to enhance healthy living of the child. Dr Chris ... Read More

New DG for NACA, NHIS, NCDC, NPHCDA & NIMR

Suleiman Idris- July 29, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new Director Generals for five strategic health institutions in the country, the National Centre for Disease Control ... Read More

Nigeria Must Sustain Polio-Free Status President Buhari Says

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2016

Garba Shehu; Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja directed the Federal Ministries of Health, and Information and Culture, to reinvigorate its strategies in concert ... Read More

FG Delegation Visits Liberated Communities Now in IDP Camp in Bama

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 1, 2016

- TEAM SENT FROM PRESIDENCY TO ASSESS CURRENT SITUATION OF RESCUED PERSONS AMID CONCERNS ABOUT MALNUTRITION - NUTRITIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARED IN BORNO STATE Laolu Akande, ... Read More

EFCC Arraigns ‘Dan China’ for N23.4m Scam … Docks Three for N5m Fraud

Abdul Jimoh- June 9, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC,  on Thursday, June 9, 2016 , arraigned one Abdullahi Adamu Usman aka Dan China alongside his company,  Solid ... Read More

FG To Provide New TB Diagnosis Tool To Enhance Treatment

Henry Solomon- May 18, 2016

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday in Abuja, said the Federal Government would provide 1111 gene expert machines, a new diagnosis tool ... 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

President Buhari’s Statement to Mark Nigeria’s De-listing as a Polio Endemic Country

Henry Solomon- October 26, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari, Commander In chief of The Federal Republic of Nigeria It is with great pleasure that I receive you and your team today ... Read More

President Buhari Donates to Countries Hit By Ebola Epidemic

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2015

Muhammadu BuhariPresident of Nigeria In the spirit of Africa countries helping Africans in the recovery and reconstruction of countries affected by Ebola epidemic, President Muhammadu ... Read More

FG Flags Of Two NHIS Programme

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 20, 2015

The Federal Government has enhanced the Nation’s effort at achieving universal health coverage with the flag off of the National Mobile Health Insurance Programme and the ... Read More

Federal Ministry Of Health Commences Training For Health Workers Nationwide on Ebola

inno.korie- September 18, 2014

Dauda Mohammed As part of strategies to mitigate the occurrence of the Ebola Virus disease, officials of the Federal Ministry of Health are going round ... Read More

Minister of Health Update on Ebola Status in Nigeria

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 27, 2014

  Rashidat Mustapha Olagunju Two more patients receiving treatment at the Ebola Isolation Centre in Lagos have been discharged after being  certified fit and free ... Read More