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Major Health Stories from Last Week
About seven in ten deaths annually are caused by Non Communicable Diseases. The post Major Health Stories from Last Week [...]
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One in three Nigerian households consume contaminated water – Report
According to the survey, only 52.4 per cent of households in North-east states have access to potable water The post On [...]
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How neglected PHCs leave many in Nasarawa without healthcare
Public primary healthcare centres in Nasarawa are mostly in neglect and failing to deliver services to the Nigerians who [...]
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Seven in ten deaths caused by Non Communicable Diseases – WHO
More than 15 million people between the ages of 30 and 70 die from NCDs annually. The post Seven in ten deaths caused b [...]
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Embattled NHIS chief Yusuf speaks
He says over 90 per cent of Nigerians eligible for the scheme have not been covered. The post Embattled NHIS chief Yusuf [...]
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Nigerian medical council inducts 249 foreign trained graduates
Over 400 medical and dental graduates failed the induction examination last year that enables them to practice in Nigeri [...]
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EXCLUSIVE: How probe panel found NHIS’ Usman Yusuf guilty of  fraud, misconducts
The 12-member investigative panel confirmed several allegations of misdeed by the reinstated Executive Secretary of the [...]
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Lagos donates N365 mobile clinic for cancer treatment
Governor Ambode says facility will give hope to patients of cancer-related diseases. The post Lagos donates N365 mobile [...]
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FEATURE: Patients lament long waiting time at Nigerian hospitals as govt seeks solutions
A study in Nigeria indicates that the average waiting time for patients is six hours. The post FEATURE: Patients lament [...]
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15 per cent of Nigerian youth lose virginity before age 15 – NACA
About 4.2 per cent of Nigerians between the ages of 15 and 24 have HIV, says the agency. The post 15 per cent of Nigeria [...]
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Valentine: NACA cautions youth against unprotected sex, multiple partners
Valentine’s Day is celebrated every February 14 The post Valentine: NACA cautions youth against unprotected sex, multi [...]
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Nigerian lawmaker decries poor funding for cancer treatment
“When you have inadequate funding, there is no way you can cater for a lot of these diseases affecting millions of Nig [...]
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Lassa Fever: NMA asks National Assembly to pass NCDC bill
The NMA also calls for establishment of more virology centres. The post Lassa Fever: NMA asks National Assembly to pass [...]
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Health workers express mixed reactions to reinstatement of NHIS Boss
The workers ask government to make public the entire facts of the saga The post Health workers express mixed reactions t [...]
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WHO to immunise 1.2 million people against Yellow Fever in Borno
One million doses of vaccines have been provided for the exercise. The post WHO to immunise 1.2 million people against Y [...]
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NHIS reinstatement controversy: Buhari summons health minister, acting executive secretary
President Buhari has reinstated the suspended head of the NHIS. The post NHIS reinstatement controversy: Buhari summons [...]
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NHIS Controversy: Yusuf’s recall will not affect corruption investigations – Lai Mohammed
President Buhari recalled the suspended NHIS chief despite indictment by a panel. The post NHIS Controversy: Yusuf’s r [...]
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Council on Health approves 12 recommendations to tackle disease outbreaks
The council urges states to implement the recommendations. The post Council on Health approves 12 recommendations to tac [...]
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