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Ogun gov flags off polio immunization campaign

 ‎The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has pledged his administration’s unwavering commitment towards revamping the health care system at all levels in the state.    Abiodun, who was represented by his wife, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, made the pledge at the flag off ceremony of the second round of Polio Outbreak Response Campaign (PORC)‎, held…

Child health critical to economic growth -Gov Abiodun

 In view of the critical role child healthcare plays in the economic growth of a nation, the Ogun State Governor , Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said his administration would place high premium on primary health. Governor, represented by his wife, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun  made this known in Ijebu Ode during  the flag off ceremony of…

Ezekwesili, Chukwu, others to speak at the 2019 Amaka Chiwuike-Uba Annual National Asthma Conference [Abuja, Nigeria] – The Amaka Chiwuike-Uba Foundation (ACUF) presents the 2019 Amaka Chiwuike-Uba Annual National Asthma Conference themed “Better Breathing, Better Living: The Role of the Environment and Governance”. The Conference will be held on Thursday, 18th July 2019 at Oaklands Hotel in Enugu, Nigeria….

Nigeria prepares for Ebola, signs health security pact with German firm

Following the two deaths and infection of three others by the raging Ebola outbreak in Uganda that spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has intensified preparedness for infectious diseases. However, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said more than 2,000 cases of the epidemic had been recorded…

Woman delivers, abandons baby in Anambra hospital

An unidentified woman has delivered and abandoned her newborn baby in a primary health care centre in Osumenyi, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State. A source said the incident, which happened on Monday, has set tongues wagging in the community. According to the source, the woman rushed to the health centre almost at…

State House Clinic not recruiting, says Perm Sec

Permanent Secretary, State House, Jalal Arabi, on Thursday, urged the public to ignore notices of recruitment at State House Clinic currently making the rounds on the internet. The Permanent Secretary, in a statement by Attah Esa, Deputy Director, Information, advised the public to be more circumspect and wary of such notices that are designed by…

I take the well-being of women very seriously – Aisha Buhari

Wife of the President, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari has reiterated her commitment to the well-being of women in Nigeria. She was speaking during the commissioning of the Aisha Buhari Foundation Maternity Complex at Federal Medical Center. “I take the well-being of women as one cardinal mission in my life, and through Future Assured and Aisha…

Foundation renders free medical outreach in Benue

Wang Children Foundation, a Non-Governmental organization on Saturday, 1st June, 2019 rendered medical assistance to displaced persons at Naka IDP settlement in Gwer-Local government area of Benue State. The Free Medical outreach focused on treatment of basic childhood illnesses especially among Under-fives. There was also health education of mothers on environmental sanitation, hand washing, exclusive…

Cholera: Nigeria identifies 83 LGs as ‘hotspots’

As the rainy season begins, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has identified 83 local government areas as “hotspots” for cholera in the country. The agency says three states, Bauchi, Kano and Zamfara, carry over 70 per cent of the burden of the disease in the country. Cholera “hotspots” are places where the disease…

Ogun launches health insurance agency

The Ogun state Government has launched an agency to oversee the new Health Insurance Scheme in the state, in order to ensure an affordable, accessible and effective health care service delivery. The State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun while speaking at the event held at the Obas Complex, Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said the health needs…

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