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As parts of efforts to support flood victims and other emergencies in Kano State, the National Emergency Management Agency has distributed drugs to four hospitals in the State. While presenting the items, the Agency Director-General, Mustapha Habib-Ahmed, said the donation was made by Map International to the Kano hospitals. Habib-Ahmed, represented by NEMA Coordinator, Kano […]

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has shelved its plan to embark on an industrial action. This comes after the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the association in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, where it reviewed the progress on their demands. Recall that the doctors had threatened to embark on a nationwide […]

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to improving primary health care delivery for the average people in the state. This, he said, would be achieved through the new intervention programme, the Immunization Plus and Malaria Process by Accelerating and Transparency. IMPACT is funded by the World Bank after the state […]

Kwara State Government has secured N887.8 million from World Bank funding to support infrastructure upgrade of primary healthcare facility in each of the 193 wards of the State. The support is connected to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s constant payment of counterpart funds for different healthcare services, it was gathered. Royal Times reports that the Governor is […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has said it has responded to reports of diphtheria cases in Lagos and Kano states and is monitoring the situation in Osun and Yobe States where cases are now being picked up. The NCDC disclosed this in a public health advisory signed by its Director General, Dr. […]

Following anxiety over the state of health of governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu, the state government, has declared that there was no cause for alarm. There has been growing anxiety over the governor’s health across the state. But the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, in a statement issued in Akure, the state capital, […]

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has said it will screen passengers coming into the country, using Rapid Diagnostic Test (RTD). Dr Geoffrey Okatubo, Director, Port Health Services, said this on Monday in Abuja, during the Ministerial bi-weekly meeting on the update of COVID-19 response and developments in the country’s health sector. Royal Times reports […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has notified Nigerians about counterfeit gen Covid-19 Antigen rapid test kits in circulation. The notification is contained in a NAFDAC public alert released to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. The counterfeit BTNX Incorporated COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits were communicated to NAFDAC by Health […]

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has said the number of medical doctors in the country decreases daily, adding that only about Ten Thousand resident doctors are left. The President of the association, Dr Emeka Orji, stated this during an interview with with journalists on Monday, saying about Hundred resident doctors leave the country monthly to seek […]

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, has predicted that Nigeria will likely see an increase in COVID-19 cases and a decrease in hospitalisation over the holiday season this year. The Director-General made the prediction while speaking exclusively with Punch Newspaper and monitored by RoyalFM News. Adetifa, in the interview, […]

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