FG Urges States to Create Budget Line for LMCU

By Dipo Olowookere State governments across Nigeria have been urged to approve budget line of Logistic Management Coordinating Unit (LMCU) to carry out efficient coordination of supply chain of drugs and other health commodities from procurement warehousing, transportation to the end- users in the states. This appeal was made by the Federal Government More...

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By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Meat from Egypt, Poland, Ukraine

By Dipo Olowookere The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has announced on Monday, January 16, 2017 that in view of notifications from the World Organisation for Animal More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Over 4.7 Children for Vaccines Against Measles in Borno, Others

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A United Nations-supported mass vaccination campaign is set to start tomorrow to protect more than 4.7 million children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

#OperationRehab Gives Succour to 1000 Disabled Africans

By Dipo Olowookere According to a Statistics South Africa report based on the last census, over 2.8 million people suffer from some form of disability in South Africa alone and around 600,000 are listed as severely More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Takeda to Acquire ARIAD Pharmaceuticals

By Dipo Olowookere Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Takeda will acquire all of the outstanding More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

UN Health Agency Helps in HIV Treatment for Libyan Patients

By Modupe Few weeks ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) began distributing much-needed anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to patients living with HIV in Libya, following the country’s collapse in medical services More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Task Force Clears Heaps of Refuse in Lagos After Yuletide

By Dipo Olowookere Owing to the activities of the newly constituted Special Task Force, ‘Operation Sight and Abate’, by the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment, streets in Lagos have now been cleared of More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Alarm Over N304b Health Budget for 2017

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Stakeholders in the health sector have raised an alarm over inadequate budgetary provision of a total sum of N304 billion for the Federal Ministry of Health in the 2017 national budget. The More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Gbajabiamila Donates Medical Equipment

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, in continuation of his medical outreach to the people of Surulere 1 federal constituency, has donated two fully equipped medical More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

FG Pledges to Sustain RRI Scheme

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Federal Government has made commitment to the sustenance of the Rapid Result Initiative (RRI) programme in the health sector, under which ten thousand surgeries are being performed on the indigent More...

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