Health Ministry Tasks Media On Information To Improve Nigeria’s Health Indices

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.

Professional Misconduct: Medical Tribunal Bans Prof.of Surgery From Practicing Medicine for Life

The Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal has withdrawn the Medical License of  a Professor of Surgeon  practicing with University of Benin Teaching Hospital for over 20 years  due to unethical practice  and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.

World Health Day: Stakeholders Urge Government To Prioritize Health Services For Women, Children

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…

Doctors Vow To Press On As Strike Paralyses Activities At Hospital

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.

President Buhari Departs Nigeria For London

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.…

Covid-19: CMA Urges Citizens Of Common Wealth Nations To Take Vaccine

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.