Health

Ambode Inaugurates N500m Disability Trust Fund

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday inaugurated the Governing Board of the Office for Disability Affairs to manage the N500million Disability Trust Fund, expressing optimism that it would aid people living with disabilities in Lagos State realize their dreams and live a more comfortable life. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the Lagos House, Alausa, while inaugurating the Board, ...

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Angry medical workers shutdown Owerri Federal Medical Centre

By Achike Uchenna, Owerri Workers of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Owerri, Imo State have shut down the health facility over the reinstatement of the embattled Medical Director of the Centre, Dr. Angela Uwakwem. Coming under the umbrella of the Joint Health Sectors Union (JOHESU), the workers on Tuesday locked down the hospital and demanded her immediate removal. The National ...

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Health Minister Extols 14 States for Improved Efforts in HIV/Aids Control

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has lauded 14 states in the federation for their improved efforts in the control of HIV. Adewole, represented by Dr Evelyn Ngige, the Director of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) expressed the view at the Dissemination of the National Quality Improvement Project (NQIP) and NigeriaQual Awards Ceremony ...

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Increase budgetary allocation to health sector, physician urges govt.

A physician, Dr Kayode Opadeyi, on Friday urged government at all levels to increase the budgetary allocation to the health sector in order to strengthen maternal and child healthcare in the country.

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Ekiti Lifts Ban On Logging Activities, Inaugurate Task Force On Fake Drugs, Food

Ekiti State Government has lifted the ban imposed on logging activities in Ekiti West Local Government Area of the State about four months ago.   The State Commissioner for Environment, Chief Bisi Kolawole who made this known during a meeting with members of the Timber Trade Association in Ado Ekiti recalled that Government suspended logging activities in the area to ...

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Ogun boots health facilities with N200m equipment

By Solomon Mosaku, Abeokuta Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye, has disclosed that the state government has distributed more than N200 million worth of equipment to health facilities across the state. Speaking when he received members of the state House of Assembly Committee on Health who were on an oversight visit to the ministry, he said that the ...

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Ambode’s wife urges women to undergo periodic screening for cancer

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has advised women to go for regular cancer screening to know their latest status. She gave the advice at the maiden scientific conference of the Lagos State branch of the Association of Female Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, at Alausa, Ikeja on Friday with the theme: ‘Cancer ...

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