Category: Health

Senate moves to stamp out drug abuse in Nigeria

Arising from its roundtable conference on drug abuse  in Kano last month, the Senate has unveiled a comprehensive framework aimed at providing effective leadership and...

Lassa Fever: 40 placed under watch in Osun, Ondo

No fewer than 40 persons have been placed under watch in Osun and Ondo state following contact with a Lassa fever patient. Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association,...

Ebonyi moves to end Female Genital Mutilation

The  Ebonyi State Government has donated N20 million to the Family Succour and Upliftment Foundation to support  efforts to put to an end Female Genital Mutilation...

Nigeria unveils plans to end maternal and adolescent deaths by 2030

The Nigerian Government has pledged to end maternal, newborn, child and adolescent deaths by 2030. The Federal Ministry of Health on Wednesday unveiled plans to access...

Video: African physicians reject Euthanasia

Buhari reinstates suspended NHIS boss, Usman Yusuf

President Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf. Yusuf was suspended by the Minister of...