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Meningitis: Health Ministry Advises Nigerians On Prevention As Death Toll Rises

The Federal Ministry of Health has issued a public advisory on how to curtail the spread of cerebrospinal meningitis which death toll has risen to 328 so far.

Health Ministry Certifies Coca-Cola Products Safe For Consumption

The Ministry of health has said that the Nigerian Bottling Company Plc, NBC, adhered to both Nigerian and international safety standards in the making of its products, including Coca-Cola, Fanta and Sprite, and therefore, the soft drinks are fit for human consumption.

Customs, Health Ministry Disagree Over ‘Plastic Rice’

The federal government has denied reports that ‘plastic rice’ was being sold in the country, days after the Nigerian Customs Service said it has confiscated 2.5 tonnes of suspected plastic rice.
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Minister Insists On Higher Taxes For Tobacco Companies

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has maintained his stance that tobacco companies should pay more in taxes as a way of discouraging the habit of smoking by majority of Nigerians.

World Class Polio Laboratory Opens In Ibadan

A State-of-the-art polio modular laboratory has been inaugurated at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, to improve the diagnosis of the polio disease in the country.

Family Planning Report Slams Nigeria Over Poor Services

A new report launched on Tuesday by the Family Planning 2020, FP2020, has ranked Nigeria among the worst countries in the delivery of family planning services. Nigeria is second to India in a global ranking on the number of women that die as a result of pregnancy.
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FG To Curb Tobacco Use In Nigeria; Inaugurates Advisory Committee

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole says government will adopt all legal and administrative measures to ensure effective implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.

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