The Federal Ministry of Health Tuesday appealed to media organizations to be involved in improving the health indices of Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire stated this at a Paley with CEOs of media institutions and dissemination of reproductive maternal newborn child adolescent elderly health plus nutrition RMNCAEH+N, coordination platform 2021 annual operation plan in Abuja.
The Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal has withdrawn the Medical License of a Professor of Surgeon practicing with University of Benin Teaching Hospital for over 20 years due to unethical practice and infamous conduct. The Chairman Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal Prof Abba Hassan gave the order while delivering judgments on alleged professional misconducts by some registered medical doctors. Joseph Kadiri reports that another doctor, Dr Adolphus Oriafor was banned from practicing for 6 months.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the day to Mark World Health Day, Governments at all levels have been tasked to prioritize health services for women, newborns, children and adolescents during the COVID-19 by strengthening political commitment, policies and financing. The call is contained in a statement signed by the coordinator Africa Health Budget Netwwork Dr. Aminu Magashi he said “This year’s annual celebration is being held at the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic which continues to threaten the improvement in health and social services. The theme for this year’s…
Resident doctors say that the ongoing strike will not be called off until the Federal Government fulfils it part of the bargain. The President Association Of Resident Doctors FCT Chapter Dr Roland Aighbovo stated in an exclusive interview with ITV. Joseph Kadiri reports that the president expressed regret over the negative effects of the industrial action towards patients.
In a bid to drive structure for the institutionalization of mentoring and quality improvement in organization and the nation, the International Association Of Mentors And Quality Improvement Experts a non-governmental organization have inaugurated over fifty of its founding members in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Nigeria for London, United Kingdom. He left on Tuesday afternoon in one of the jets in the presidential fleet through the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. According To Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, the president is expected to see a doctor during his stay in the UK and he is due to be back in the country in the second week of April. The Senior Special Assistant To The President On Media and Publicity Garba Shehu also said, the trip was delayed due to the pandemic.…
The President Commonwealthh Medical Association Dr.Osahon Enabulele has called on Nigerians to avail themselves for the Covid-19 vaccination as the vaccine hesitancy by some people will not help tackle Covid-19. He stated this after taking his first shot of the astrazeneca covid19 vaccines vaccine. He urged nigerians to get vaccinated and protect human race from the consequences of Covid-19.
The Federal Capital Administration in an effort to rid the nation’s capital of criminality, raided a notorious drug colony in a forest between Jabi and Wuye district in Abuja and recovered several bags of hard drugs. John Terna reports that some suspects were arrested during the raid operation.
The senate has moved to amend the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Act Of 2011. Stakeholders say the amendment is long overdue as it is required to address the issue of drug use and abuse in the country.
The Federal Ministry Of Health has called on relevant Stake Holders to invest in health and education of the adolescent so as to ensure to transit into productive adult. The Minister Of Health Dr. Osage Ehanire stated this at the commemoration of international adolescent health week in Abuja.