Retreat: Nigeria stakeholders adopt common health template for policy implementation

Retreat: Nigeria stakeholders adopt common health template for policy implementation

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Nigeria’s Minister of Health. Dr Osagie The two-day Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), Ministerial Retreat on the Health Sector Next Level Agenda (HSNLA): 2019 to 2023, ended on Saturday in Abuja, with stakeholders adopting a common template for implementation. The News Agency…

Ondo: Association advises Nigerians on diabetes preventive measures

Ondo: Association advises Nigerians on diabetes preventive measures

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The Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) has called for regular check-up and more awareness on the warning signs of diabetes, to serve as preventive measures. Mrs Adenike Enikuomehin, Chairman, Ondo State chapter of the association, stated this at an occasion marking the…

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha mobilizes private sector to end acute malnutrition

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha mobilizes private sector to end acute malnutrition

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Aisha Buhari 4th from right, Dolapo, wife of Vice President, 5th and other dignitaries after the ceremony By Sam Tor Nigeria’s First Lady,  Mrs. Aisha Buhari called on the Private Sector, particularly manufacturers of drugs and Food/Beverages Companies to a make commitment…

Nigerian Army women corps embark on medical mission at Aguleri

Nigerian Army women corps embark on medical mission at Aguleri

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A woman soldier attending to a beneficiary By  Sunny A. David The Women’s Corps of the Nigerian Army has cleaned up a section of the Afor Otuocha Market, and organized free medical outreach for the people of Aguleri, Anambra East Local Government…

ENSG releases N100m counterpart for Basic Health Care Provision Fund

ENSG releases N100m counterpart for Basic Health Care Provision Fund

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The Enugu State Government has paid its N100 million counterpart fund for the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) to enable the state benefit from the initiative. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the BHCPF, is one per cent of the…

Anambra medical team offers free medical treatment to flood victims

Anambra medical team offers free medical treatment to flood victims

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Anambra State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Okpala By Sunny A. David Anambra State Government through the State Flood Medical Team is offering free medical treatment to victims in the State. The exercise was part of intervention measures to flood-affected communities facing health…

Anambra launches tuberculosis awareness campaign project

Anambra launches tuberculosis awareness campaign project

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Personalities in a group photograph after the event By Sunny A. David The World Health Organization (WHO) report says Nigeria ranks number one in Africa and sixth in the world in terms of the number of people with TB diseases. According to…

PCN closes 577 pharmacies, medicine stores in Anambra

PCN closes 577 pharmacies, medicine stores in Anambra

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Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala By Sunny A. David The Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) has effected the closure of at least 577 illegal pharmacies and patent medicine stores during facility inspection and enforcement exercise in Anambra State. This…

PCN seals off 577 pharmacies, patent medicine shops in Anambra

PCN seals off 577 pharmacies, patent medicine shops in Anambra

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The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed off 96 pharmacies and 481 patent medicine shops, totalling 577 medicine premises in Anambra for various offences. The PCN’s Director, Inspection and Monitoring, Mrs Anthonia Aruya, made this known in Awka on Friday while…

Onyemaechi asks Ndi Anambra to key into state health insurance scheme

Onyemaechi asks Ndi Anambra to key into state health insurance scheme

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By Sunny A. David The Executive Secretary, Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, Dr. Simeon Onyemaechi has called on Ndi Anambra to key into the scheme for affordable and effective health care services. Dr. Onyemaechi who made the call while speaking to newsmen…