Health

WHO calls on stakeholders to step up fight against malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that progress in the fight against malaria appears to have stalled. In its annual report on the disease, WHO says the...

TB: Roles Of CSOs For Effective Control Can’t Be Downplayed

Stakeholders in the Health Sector have identified community approach as a necessity for an effective fight against tuberculosis in Nigeria. The call was made during the...

DR Congo declares end to Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared an end to its 11th Ebola outbreak; nearly six months after cases were reported. The end of the outbreak in the...

Yellow fever death toll hits 20 in Benue

The death toll from a disease suspected to be yellow fever has climbed to 20 at Okpeilo-Otukpa in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State. The state Ministry of...

Delta strange disease is Yellow Fever – Govt

  The Delta State Government on Friday said the deadly disease that has claimed many lives in the state in recent days is yellow fever. There have been reports of...

COVID-19 compounds health emergency operations in Northeast— WHO

  The Country representative of World Health Organisation (WHO),  Walter Kazadi Mulombo has said the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded Grade 3 health emergency...

Govt will fix brain drain concerns in Health Sector – Ehanire

  The Federal Government says it will address the issue of brain drain in the medical sector by making emigration unattractive for doctors. Minister of Health,...

COVID 19: NCDC warns against complacency to safety protocols

As Nigeria’s COVID 19 figures round up to 61,930 cases, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned Nigerians against complacency in containing the...

Nigeria records 48 new COVID-19 cases, no death

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 48 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total figure to 61,930 amid...

JOHESU calls off one-week warning strike

Members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), have suspended their seven-day nationwide warning strike. National President of JOHESU, Josiah Biobelemoye, announced...