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History as African Heads of State adopt Addis Declaration on Immunisation

Highlights: Increasing vaccine-related funding Strengthening supply chains and delivery systems Making universal access to vaccines a cornerstone of health and development efforts Heads of State from across Africa today in

Ogun Govt. shuts 5 health institutions

The Ogun State Government on Monday closed down five health facilities in Ifo Local Government Area of the State for non-compliance with validation. According to the News Agency of Nigeria

Chevron scholarship scheme produces UNILAG best graduand, 32 First Class

Chevron scholarship scheme has produced University of Lagos best graduating student and 31 other first class out of the 231 first class graduates produce by the university during the 2015/2016

FG plans free healthcare for oil producing states

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, says the Federal Government will soon embark on a free healthcare intervention scheme in the nine oil producing states as from next

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NMA decries low health budget

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 the country. Dr Aniekeme Uwah,

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WHO DG:  Executive Board names 3 candidates

The World Health Organisation (WHO)  Executive Board has  selected three candidates for the position of Director General. The three candidates will be presented to the  World Health Assembly later in

Kudos as Save The Children donates toilets to Lagos schools

Rita Michael Edet 11, a Primary Six pupil of St Paul UNA Primary School, Shomolu, Lagos  could hardly conceal her excitement as she joined guests to commission a new toilet

We’ll apply ‘No work, No pay’ rule, Health Ministry tells striking resident doctors

Striking members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have been told not to expect their salary for the period their current strike, which began on January 19,  will

New NPHCDA boss assumes office

    Newly-appointed head of National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has appealed to governors and local government chairmen across the country to emulate the Federal

5m children for “emergency” vaccination in Borno, others

Nearly five million children are currently being immunized in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states against killer diseases by a team of World Health Organization, WHO, Federal Government and other stakeholders

Do traditional healers really know what they treat?

Some years ago, a young girl developed epilepsy and the family was thrown into confusion about what to do, considering people’s reaction.  Everyone in the village advised the mother to

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FG begins PHC revitalisation

Buhari inaugurates Kuchigoro PHC Says vision is to revitalise 10,000 centres in phases To renovate one centre in each senatorial zone  President Muhammadu Buhari kicked off the revitalisation of  Primary

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Chevron Appoints Jeff Ewing as MD

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and CNL, has announced the appointment of Jeffrey “Jeff” Ewing to the position of Chairman and