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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...

72% of Nigeria’s health budget spent on salaries, running offices in 11 years

NIGERIA has spent 72 per cent of its health sector budgets to pay salaries and run offices in the past 11 years. Data from the Budget...

Bayelsa, Borno, Ekiti have least hospitals in Nigeria

Bayelsa, Borno and Ekiti States have the least number of health facilities in Nigeria. The Nigeria Health Facility Registry (HFR) data show that Bayelsa and Borno have...
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TB: WHO approves stool test, bedaquiline, delamanid, others for children

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has approved new guidelines for managing tuberculosis in children and adolescents. The guideline includes testing tools and using bedaquiline and delamanid for all children. The...

Four doctors to 10,000 population, Nigeria’s highest in two decades – Data

ONLY four doctors could attend to 10,000 people living in Nigeria, and the trend has been so in the past two decades, The ICIR reports. In...

Adamawa: How overseas offers threaten FMC Yola’s planned upgrade to teaching hospital (part 3)

The Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa State, plans to upgrade into a teaching hospital, but the facility faces three key challenges that may prevent...
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Taraba: Consultants resign, shun new equipment at FMC Jalingo for overseas jobs

THE 20-year-old Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Jalingo, Taraba State, currently has fewer than 15 consultants in its workforce and cannot render certain services, the...

Benue: Consultants, others resign, shun new equipment at Makurdi FMC for overseas jobs 

THE Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State, is currently struggling to retain its consultants and other employees. The ICIR reports that despite acquiring a new set...

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Abducted Nasarawa commissioner regains freedom after five days

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FG asks Google to ban four loan apps for fraudulent practices

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MRA condemns revocation of licenses of 52 broadcast stations

THE Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has condemned the revocation of the licenses of 52 broadcast stations by the National...

Terrorists release four more Abuja-Kaduna train abductees

TERRORISTS behind the Abuja-Kaduna train attack released four more victims on Friday. Kaduna-based publisher Tukur Mamur confirmed the release in...

Nigerians facing mass deportation from UAE cry for help

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