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Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole

Adewole to JOHESU: Resume or be declared as having absconded from duty

Health, News May 30, 2018 at 7:10 am 0 comments

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has directed the striking health workers to resume work immediately or be considered to have absconded from duty.
The minister gave the directive to Chief Medical Officers of all federal government owned hospitals late Monday night.
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11-year-old pupil hospitalised after drinking Tramadol-laced energy drink

Health, News May 23, 2018 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

According to Punch, an 11-year old pupil of St. Anne’s Anglican Primary School at Ashtown in Kumasi, Ghana, is currently on medication after his classmates lured him into consuming energy drink laced with six 120-milligram Tramadol tablets.
Doctors at a private clinic are still monitoring the victim, who has been treated and discharged.
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Unknown Man Jumps From Hospital Building, Dies Instantly

Unknown Man Jumps From Hospital Building, Dies Instantly

Health, Health, Lifestyle, News May 2, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

On Wednesday morning, The University College Hospital, Ibadan was in disarray as an unknown man commited suicide in the hospital premises.
The man who is said to be in his middle age allegedly sneaked into the premises and committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of the hospital’s building.
The

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Sokoto Introduces Ambulance Services With 300 Vehicles

Sokoto Introduces Ambulance Services With 300 Vehicles

Health February 7, 2018 at 10:07 am 0 comments

The Sokoto state government has said it has introduced specialised ambulances to deepen access to medical care and improve emergency service delivery across the 23 local government areas of the state.
The state commissioner of health, Dr. Balarabe Shehu Kakale, told journalists in Sokoto on Tuesday that already, 300 vehicles

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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 been concluded for a successful exercise.
He said

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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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