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NIMR DG canvasses amendment of Medical Research Act

THE Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Babatunde Salako, has called on the Federal Government to amend the NIMR Act to...

Lassa fever: NCDC says it did not shun Edo’s call for support

THE Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has debunked the claim by the Edo State government that it shunned its call for support against...

Nigerian govt sensitises citizens as deaths from ‘throat disease’ soar

THE Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed diphtheria outbreaks in Lagos, Kano and Yobe states. In a statement Friday morning, the Centre listed...
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In Akwa Ibom, Buhari govt’s initiative is revitalising rural healthcare facilities

By Uchenna Igwe When Okon Emannuel, 56, fell ill in June 2021, he visited a local chemist (drug store) four blocks from his residence in...

Nigerian doctors threaten to embark on strike

MEDICAL doctors in Nigerian government hospitals, under the aegis of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), have threatened to embark on a nationwide...

Issues that will shape Nigeria’s health sector in 2023

NIGERIANS move into the new year with many expectations ranging from improvement in the nation's economy, security, education, and health, among others. They have gone...
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Buhari signs Mental Health Bill into law

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Mental Health Bill harmonised by the National Assembly in June, 2021. The Mental Health Bill seeks to...

Nigerians ‘significantly’ protected from COVID-19 – NCDC

THE Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that Nigerians have some natural immunity against the COVID-19 variants if they take their vaccine...

Here’s how COVID-19 Intervention Fund is boosting Gusau FMC’s services

AMINU Yusuf was at the Federal Medical Centre Gusua, Zamfara State, in July 2018 to treat his wife, who suffered from bacteria infections during...
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