Health

Sokoto Targets 1m Children In Anti-Measles Campaign

Sokoto Targets 1m Children In Anti-Measles Campaign

Health, News December 11, 2017 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has flagged off the 2017 measles vaccination campaign with a target of reaching one million children across the state.
Speaking at the flag off ceremony in Gwadabawa local government area of the state, Tambuwal said all necessary arrangements have

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FG Confirms Six New Cases of MonkeyPox

FG Confirms Six New Cases of MonkeyPox

Health October 27, 2017 at 6:40 pm 0 comments

The federal government has confirmed six additional cases of Monkeypox.
The cases are amongst those sent to the World Health Organisation’s laboratory in Dakar, Senegal, a statement by the Ministry of Health said Friday.
The Minister of State for Health, Osagie Ehanire, said two cases each were confirmed in Bayelsa

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Nigeria Has Third Highest Infant Mortality Rate In The World – WHO

Nigeria Has Third Highest Infant Mortality Rate In The World – WHO

Health October 20, 2017 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

Nearly ten per cent of new-born deaths in the world last year occurred in Nigeria, a new report by the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has revealed.
According to the report, five countries accounted for half of all new-born deaths last year, with Nigeria third in the list. These are

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Monkeypox Spreads To 11 States

Monkeypox Spreads To 11 States

Health October 18, 2017 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

The Monkeypox virus outbreak has spread to 11 states with 74 suspected cases recorded, Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has said.
Adewole made the disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
President Muhammadu

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Health Minister Prof. Isaac Adewole and others In Niger State

FG Warns Of Organ Stealing In Foreign Hospitals

Health October 18, 2017 at 11:19 am 0 comments

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ harvesting by some hospitals
The warning was contained in a letter written by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and signed by the

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Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state.

Sokoto Sends 239 Lab Scientists Back To School

Health October 16, 2017 at 6:24 pm 0 comments

 
The Sokoto state government said it has sent 239 medical lab scientists back to school to upgrade their knowledge and prepare them for professional licensing before allowing them to continue work under the state ministry of health.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this when he received the Minister of

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