NAFDAC urges FG to establish institute for herbal medicine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Sunday called on the Federal Government to establish a national institute for the promotion of herbal medicine in

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Bauchi contains cholera outbreak – Official

The Bauchi State Government says it has successfully contained Cholera outbreak in parts of the state. Mr Adamu Gamawa, the Executive Chairman of the state Primary Health Care Development Agency

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Cholera outbreak: Kogi Govt. confirms 17 suspected cases, 3 deaths

The Kogi Government on Thursday confirmed 17 cases of cholera out of which three had died in Kabawa Uphill Community area in Lokoja, the state capital. The Permanent Secretary, Kogi

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Antibacterial Vs Ordinary Soap: Which Should You Use At Home?

By Dr. Charles-Davies There’s no doubt that antibacterial soaps have become quite popular in recent times, with many people opting for it as a better and safer alternative to regular

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Diarrhoea kills 6 in Niger- Official

The Executive Director, Niger state Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), Dr Yahaya Na’uzo, has confirmed the death of six out of the 43 people suffering from diarrhoea in three

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Foundation donates N64m worth of drugs to hospitals in Osun

An Osun-based medical group, Olugbenga Akintola Foundation, has commenced donation of drugs worth N64 million to several hospitals in the state for free treatment of indigent patients. The Chairman of the

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Enugu Govt. flags off 2018 free anti-rabies vaccination on pets

The Enugu State Government on Thursday flagged off free Anti-Rabies Vaccination on dogs and cats in the state for the prevention of rabies on pets and human beings. Speaking at

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NAFDAC begins operation to recover N7bn debt

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has intensified its debt recovery operation targeting seven billion naira payment evaded by importers of drugs, food and cosmetics.

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JOHESU begs FG for payment of 2 months salary

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has appealed to the Federal Government to pay its members April and May salary in line with their agreement to suspend their strike. Mr

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Yobe Govt declares end to cholera outbreak

The Yobe Government on Tuesday officially declared over an end to cholera outbreak in the state. Commisioner for Health, Dr Bello Kawuwa,told newsmen that there has not been any new

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