Following the reported outbreak and spread of anthrax disease in some neighbouring West African Countries, the Kwara State Government has immediately taken a proactive measure to prevent the disease from entering the state. The State Government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has appealed to the general public, especially the livestock farmers to […]

Kwara State Government has issued a public advisory on the outbreak and spread of anthrax, a deadly bacteria outbreak that has been reported in neighbouring countries.   This is contained in a statement signed by Dr. Abubakar Ayinla, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health today.   Designed by the Kwara State Ministry of Health, the […]

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has directed its members to resume work today following a five-day nationwide warning strike embarked upon by its members. NARD, after its three-hour Extraordinary National Executive Council meeting, however, said it would review the Federal Government’s commitment to resolving the issues in the next two weeks. Recall that the […]

Kwara State has been rated the best state in basic healthcare delivery in the entire North Central region. Royal Times reports that the State won the Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and other North Central states to clinch the first position. At an event held in Abuja on Wednesday night, Kwara state won the Nigeria […]

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has declared a five-day warning strike following the failure of the Federal Government to meet its demands. The resident doctors said the strike will commence at 8 am on Wednesday, May 17, and will end Monday, May 22, at 8 am. This was the decision reached after its six […]

The Kwara state police has today  paraded one DR. AYODELE JOSEPH OF AYODELE HOSPITAL SAWMILL AREA, ILORIN over alleged raping of a one female victim (Name Withheld) a nurse by profession who went to the hospital for treatment. Addressing journalist today , the police commissioner Paul Odama said  the Chief Medical Director of the hospital […]

Immediate past Provost, Kwara State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Ilorin, Alhaji Imam Abubakar-Ayinla has identified improved welfare of health workers as the only panacea in curbing prerenial medical brain drain in Nigeria.  Alhaji Abubakar Imam-Ayinla dropped this hint while featuring on the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ Radio Kwara Chapel in-house interactive engagement tagged […]

The Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, Gambo Aliyu, has warned Nigerians against unusual behaviour on Valentine’s Day that would expose them to contracting deadly diseases like HIV. In a statement he signed, Aliyu said most people, especially young people, indulge in sexual intercourse with the opposite sex on Valentine’s Day, noting […]

The largest global infection-sensitization organization, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, on Thursday, said the number of Sexually Transmitted Diseases among Nigerian youths between the age of 15-24 years is fast increasing. The foundation made this claim while commemorating 2023 International Condom Day tagged, “Be Always in Fashion with AHF Nigeria” where it encouraged the youths to always […]

The Ondo State Government says plans are on to address the acute shortage of health workers within the health system in the state. Francis Faduyile, special adviser to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Health, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Akure, the state capital. Mr Faduyile said […]

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