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HEALTH

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Declare Health Status – FCTA To Intending Muslim Pilgrims

About 2,500 intending pilgrims have applied and also made initial payment for the 2024 Hajj. To this end, Intending pilgrims hoping to perform this year's hajj from the Federal Capital Territory, have been warned against the non-disclosure of ailments capable of creating health emergencies in the Holy land. Director of the Board, Abubakar Evuti, who was speaking at a media briefing on arrangements for the 2024 exercise noted that while […]

todayFebruary 8, 2024 182

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HOS Moves To Improve Health Of Civil Servants

  Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation in line with its mandate of optimizing the health and wellbeing of its workforce has organised a one-day training for five hundred (500) officers in the Federal Civil Service. At the occasion in Abuja the Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Office, Mr. Mahmud Adam Kambari stated that Government is awake to the safety and health of civil servants as […]

todayJanuary 19, 2024 11 2

Health

Health Ministry Harps On Policy Implementation For Improved Nutrition

By Florence Adewale The Federal Ministry of Health has identified delay in translation of Policy frameworks into actionable Programmes as one of the Challenges slowing down the fulfilment of Commitments made in the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit. The Director, Nutrition Department, Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Mrs. Ladidi Bako-Aiyegbusi made this known in Abuja, at a media engagement on Advancing Nigeria's Nutrition Commitments from pledges into concrete […]

todayDecember 15, 2023 11

Health

Extend National Health Insurance Program To Other Citizens

By Florence Adewale Stakeholders in the health sector have been called upon to scale up and extend the National Health Insurance program to other citizens of Nigeria, particularly the poor and most vulnerable in the society. The FCT Cordinator for the Control of Tuberculosis, Mr. Nathaniel Salifu who made the call at a media parley in Abuja explained that the poor are often less educated and unemployed, hence lack the […]

todayDecember 1, 2023 37

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FG To Revamp 18,000 Health Centers

The National Economic Council, on Thursday, approved plans to overhaul 17,000 and 774 primary and secondary healthcare centres, respectively, nationwide. It said the move was in response to identified funding gaps and deteriorating healthcare metrics, as revealed by a presentation by the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Ali Pate, to the council. Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, detailed the government’s strategy to State House Correspondents following the […]

todayNovember 24, 2023 3

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Nigerian Woman Becomes First Black Health Minister In Canada

A 39-year-old Nigerian woman, Uzoma Chioma Asagwara has made history as she becomes the first black health minister and deputy premier of the Province of Manitoba in Canada. Asagwara who hails from Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State, took her oath of office this week, marking a significant milestone in her illustrious career. Asagwara’s rise to the position is a remarkable feat, as she not only becomes a […]

todayOctober 23, 2023 20

National

Breaking: PBAT Appoints New CEOs In Health Sector

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of two new Chief Executive Officers of Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. Ajuri Ngelale, the Presidential spokesman who made this known in a statement on Friday named the new CEOs as; Executive Secretary/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Dr. Muyi Aina Director-General/CEO, National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Dr. Kelechi Ohiri Dr. Muyi Aina is a globally […]

todayOctober 20, 2023 17

Health Insurance: NHIA, NAFDAC Approve Logo For Branded Drugs

Health

Health Insurance: NHIA, NAFDAC Approve Logo For Branded Drugs

A logo has been approved by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and the National Health Insurance Authority, NHIA for the branded health insurance drugs, which are billed to be available designated NHIA partnering hospitals next month. >The logo which is like a fan shape has the NHIA colours for easy identification, and NHIA has chosen seven states (Delta, Enugu, Gombe, Jigawa, Niger, Osun, and […]

todayOctober 12, 2023 55 2

Health Stakeholders Call For Strengthening Of Community Referral Systems

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Health Stakeholders Call For Strengthening Of Community Referral Systems

To curtail the outbreak of diseases and pandemics in the country, stakeholders in the health sector have called for the strengthening of community ownership and referral systems. At a National Advocacy-focused media meeting, the National Coordinator, Civil Society for Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN, Mr. Ayo Ipinmoye said there was a need to engage with community stakeholders and strengthen data gathering to control disease outbreaks. Mr. Ipinmoye who highlighted […]

todayOctober 2, 2023 14 9 2

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