Alleged N919m fraud: EFCC, ICPC begin probe of suspended NHIS boss

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun investigations into allegations of misappropriation of funds and abuse of office levelled against the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf. The EFCC stated this in a letter dated December 21, 2017, which was addressed to the current acting Executive More...

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By Kwararafa Reporters On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

National Hospital Abuja now equipped to treat 100 cancer patients daily —Adewole

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to providing succour for people suffering from breast cancer, while it has also provided screening equipment that are geared towards the prevention of the disease More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Monkeypox: Nigeria Records One Death, Confirms 61 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 61 confirmed cases of monkeypox and reported the first death from the disease.   A situation report for monkeypox outbreak released by the agency More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Cholera Outbreak Kills Four In Nasarawa

Four persons have been killed following the outbreak of cholera disease in Shege ward of Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The state government confirmed this in a statement from the Nasarawa State More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Sunday, December 17th, 2017

90% of Nigerian nurses lack basic life support skills

Inspire Nurses Network Africa (INNA), an NGO, on Sunday in Abuja said 90 per cent of Nigerian Nurses lacked basic life support skills on emergency care. Josiah Okesola, Leader of the group, disclosed this while More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Friday, December 15th, 2017

Experts suggest ways to reduce heart failure

To avert sudden death, usually caused by heart failure, Nigerians have been asked to check their lifestyle. A fatty deposit within the lining of the arteries causes heart failure. Experts who gathered in Lagos, More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Health professionals, workers protest against ministry’s leadership

THE Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals (JOHESU/AHPA) have passed a vote of no confidence in the leadership of the Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole. The group prayed the Federal More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Monday, December 11th, 2017

Remove tariffs on anti-diabetes drugs, others, Fed Govt urged

The Federal Government has been urged to remove tariffs on imported anti-diabetes drugs and devices to make them affordable. Experts gave the advice at the capacity building workshop for reporters organised by More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

FMC Umuahia performs two successful kidney transplants

The medical team at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Umuahia, at the weekend, successfully performed two kidney transplants on two patients. An elated Chief Medical Director of the Centre, Dr Abali Chuku who shared More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Friday, December 8th, 2017

Society seeks review of occupational, environmental health laws

There is an urgent need to review occupational and environmental laws. The Society of Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians of Nigeria (SOEHPON) National President, Dr Okon Akiba, made the call at this More...

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