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Northern Youths Forum Frowns At Health Workers Bias On Buhari’s Govt 

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari   A group under the aegis of Northern Youth Forum has disclosed that the six weeks strike by the Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Heath care Professionals, JOHESU is a bias against the Government of Buhari. In a world press conference in Jos on Wednesday he Coordinator Maimuna Abdullahi and the […]

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NAFDAC Seals Off Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Others Over Codeine Abuse

By   /  May 8, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Nigeria’s drugs and narcotics control agency, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Monday sealed off three major pharmaceutical companies – Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ind. Ltd., Peace Standard Pharmaceutical Limited and Bioraj Pharmaceutical Limited following their ties to the codeine abuse and epidemic presently ravaging youths mostly in northern Nigeria.   The […]

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FG Bans Production Of Codeine Containing Syrups In Nigeria

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

The Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits for the importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations.   The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole made this known in his office in Abuja […]

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Plateau Hospitals Management Board Introduces Dry Preservation Method To Rural Cottages Hospitals

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari   The Chief Medical Director of Hospital Management Board, Plateau state, Dr. Dakwak Gamma Dajom has commended Governor Simon Lalong for quick intervention in revamping of secondary, cottage Hospitals across the 17 Local Government Areas of the state.   Speaking in an exclusive interview, Dajom while giving details of achievements in two years […]

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Lassa Fever; FMC Yola Denies Outbreak, No Doctor Affected

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

The Federal Medical Center Yola,( FMC) has denied the rumored outbreak of Lasa fever in the hospital.   Speaking to journalists at the hospital the Head of Clinical Services Department Dr. Joel Yohanna said, the hospital is in top gear and ready to handle any case available.   While giving an insight into the situation […]

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Sokoto: Access To Immunization Increase By 1000 Percent

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Sokoto state government said it has increased access to immunization by more a thousand fold, from a meager 2.5% in 2014 to 25% in 2018.   A statement issued by government’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam in Sokoto Monday, said Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal disclosed this during a review meeting on the progress of routine immunization […]

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Nasarawa State Government Partners Federal Medical Centre Keffi

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Rabiu Omaku The Government of Nasarawa State has expressed its determination to Partner the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi to better the health needs of the people. Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura stated this when the Newly Appointed Governing Council Board Members of Federal Medical Centre paid him a courtesy call in Lafia. The government […]

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In Sokoto, Gates, Dangote, Six Govs Sign Mou On Immunization

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote and six Governors Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding on improved access to immunization across Northern Nigeria.   Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto was joined by Kashim Shettima of Borno, Abdullahi ganduje of Kano, Muhammed Abubakar of Bauchi and nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna at the signing ceremony which held at […]

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Tambuwal: Four Million Residents In Danger As Goronyo Dam Shrinks

By   /  March 20, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged stakeholders to work together to tackle the problem of water shortage at Goronyo dam, whose level has shrunk by almost 90 percent.   The dam serves as the primary source of water for close to four million people in Sokoto and Kebbi states in the North […]

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Eggon Youth Movement Offers Free Medicare To Over 1000 Residents

By   /  March 15, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Rabiu Omaku The Eggon Youths Movement has taken a bold steps to carry all and sundry along by introducing free medical treatment to over 1000 persons. The Chairman of Youth Movement, Peter Yohana, Chairman Akwanga branch, disclosed this during  the commencement of a one-day medical outreach in the area. The movement is to offer free […]

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