Finland told why it Must invest in Nigeria

Government of Finland has been assured that the present government have succeeded in creating formidable and enabling environment for all to do business in any part of the country. Minister of State for Health, Dr.Osagie Ehanire gave this assurance  when the delegation from Finland led by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development of Finland, Kai…

FMoH says Rumour on Army Vaccination Untrue

As pressure kept on mounting around the country over allegations of camouflaged soldiers going about in some communities to immunise school children against some “unknown diseases”, the office of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has against refuted to rumour. Below is a memo from the office of the Technical Advisor,  Dr Chima…

Health Minister Rebut Military’s Immunization Exercise

Nigeria’s Health Authorities have debunked claims that it is presently partnering with the Military to carry out any scheduled immunisation exercise anywhere in the country. Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole in a statement signed by the Director of Media and Public Relations, Mrs. Boade Akinola described the news making the rounds that the military…

FG says 3 Monkeypox cases in Nigeria

Nigerians have been told to remain calm as Federal Government confirms three of 43 suspected cases of Monkeypox in the country even as one of the recovering case allegedly commits suicide. At a joint media briefing by Minister of Health Professor Isaac Adewole and Chief Executive/ Epidemiologist, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr Chikwe…

Monkeypox Rages In seven States, affecting 31

The reported outbreak of viral Monkeypox on September 22 has so far spread to seven States with 31 persons suspiciously affected. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a news release this evening listed the seven affected states as: Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom,  Cross River,  Ekiti, Lagos and Ogun. Bayelsa was the first to…

Isa Hussaini Lecture for Pharmacy Academy’s Investiture

The drive for a locally effective and much cheaper herbal remedy in the treatment of cancers has continued to engage the attention of many more Scientists particularly, Nigerian Pharmacists. It is towards this development that the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy will feature renown Cancer Researcher and Professor of Pharmacology, Isa Marte Hussaini who will share…

“Please, don’t go on strike”

After successfully convincing Resident doctors to suspend their 10-day boycott of services on Thursday, Health Minister, Professor Isaac Adewole is again pleading with other categories of health workers not to embark on another strike action. The workers under the umbrella, Joint Health Workers Union on Wednesday warned that unless Federal Government honours all its 2014…