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NHIS organises workshop to strengthen universal health coverage in Kwara 

By Dare Akogun THE National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), as part of its core responsibilities towards ensuring universal health coverage, has organised a workshop for...

Data show how Nigeria moves at snail pace towards achieving SDGs

GLOBALLY-ENDORSED data have shown how Nigeria struggles to join the rest of the world to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The country faces crises in many...

FG approves outreach centre for University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital 

By Dare Akogun THE Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, had approved the newly commissioned Comprehensive Health Centre, Idi-Isin, located along Okolowo Expressway, Ilorin, as an...
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Nigerian, Tunisian farmers run into malnutrition over climate change

By: Amira Karoud (USA), Amos Abba (Nigeria), and Camille Aneke (Nigeria) TWO years ago, a 39-year-old farmer Umma Auwalu took a loan from a microfinance...

Buhari directs minister to submit progress report on local vaccines production in May

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire to submit a progress report on the indigenous production of vaccines next month. He...

National theatre gets new name, gulps $100m

THE National Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos, will now be known as Lagos Creative and Entertainment Centre, upon completion. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai...
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Rainy Season: Kwara govt warns residents against illegal dumping of refuse

By Dare Akogun THE Kwara State Government has again warned residents of the state against illegal dumping of refuse in the Ilorin metropolis. The State Commissioner...

NGO launches first psychological support centre for cancer patients in Abuja

PROJECT PINK BLUE (PPB), a cancer-fighting non-governmental organisation, is set to launch the first psychological support centre (PSC) for cancer patients in Abuja. The centre...

Firm donates 36,000 blood collection tubes to FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has received laboratory equipment containing 36,000 blood collection tubes from the KGDN Technology Limited to boost health services...
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