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Gains of legislating on social work in Nigeria

Senate President Bukola Saraki President Muhammadu Buhari recently declined assent to the “Social Work Professionalization Bill,” following its shortcomings. The bill seeks to professionalize, standardize and regulate social work in

Buhari signs medical residency training bill into law

President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the medical residency training bill 2018 into law. This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly matters, Ita Enang. According

Buhari reinstates suspended NHIS Executive-Secretary

He  was under probe for  alleged N919m fraud, nepotism,  high-handedness, sheer neglect of Procurement Act,  among others. President Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated suspended Executive-Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman

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Buhari goes to London for ear infection treatment

  Although he promised to reduce medical tourism to the barest minimum, President Muhammadu Buhari travelled  out of the country earlier today  to receive treatment for an ear infection. A statement

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Buhari: More promises than action!

  Promises, promises and promises. This may well be the best way to sum up President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance in the health sector during his first year in office. Perhaps

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Please don’t go on strike, Buhari begs doctors

ABUJA:President Muhammadu Buhari earlier today pleaded with Nigerian resident doctors to shelve their plan to embark on a strike from April 25 and give his government a chance to address

Buhari’s lean health budget dims hope for improved services

… experts say government requires more than N221.7bn to fully address the nation’s huge health challenges LAGOS – Hope for a dramatic improvement in Nigeria’s healthcare delivery system this year

2016 Budget: FG allocates N221.7bn to health sector

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said a total sum of N221.7 billion would be spent on health sector in 2016 – about N38 billion less than the 2015 allocation of

Commonwealth Medical Association lauds Buhari’s health ministers

The Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing competent professionals as ministers to oversee the affairs of the health ministry. The association gave the commendation in

Polio: Nigeria gets WHO delisting certificate

The World Health Organization (WHO) today presented Nigeria a certificate formally delisting it from the Polio-endemic countres. The delisting certificate was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House

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Why President Buhari must invest in Maternal and Child Health

Feature By DevComs Maternal death is one of the daunting consequences of inadequate health care during pregnancies and within 42 days after termination of pregnancy. The mere fact that it