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‘Sorry state’ of National Assembly Clinic exposed

NASS Complex

ABUJA – Few months after the Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, raised an alarm over the poor state of the State House Clinic, which she said lacked drugs and equipment, the ‘sorry state’ of the National Assembly Clinic has also been exposed. Recently, two persons were said to have died owing to lack of basic drugs and equipment ...

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Sokoto targets 1m children in anti-measles campaign

SOKOTO – Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off the 2017 measles vaccination campaign with a target of reaching one million children across the state. Speaking at the flag off ceremony in Gwadabawa local government area of the state, Tambuwal said all necessary arrangements have been concluded for a successful exercise. He said the one million children targeted is realistic ...

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Boko Haram Kid Victim Gets Scholarship From Taleveras Foundation After Surgery In Dubai

A six-year-old victim of Boko Haram atrocity, Ali Ahmadu has returned to Nigeria after undergoing a corrective surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Young Ahmadu was flown to Dubai on September 10 this year under the guidance of GIPLC, a non-governmental organisation that coordinated appeal for help to enable the young boy walk again. Following the appeal, the Dickens ...

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Minister of Health  Honoured by Borno Emirate

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In appreciation for his commitment in the provision of healthcare services to the people of Borno State, a state ravaged by insurgency, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has been conferred with a traditional tittle:SHETIMA NULEFAYE of Borno by the Shehu of Borno Alh. Abubakar Umar Garbai El-kanemi. The letter conveying the traditional title was presented to the Hon. Minister ...

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FG inaugurates Technical Committee on importation of Stock Visibility Solution

Isaac-Adewole

The Federal Ministry of Health has inaugurated the Technical Committee on the Implementation of Stock Visibility Solution (SVS) with a view to improve the supply chain management in the Health Sector. Inaugurating the committee on Tuesday 28th November, 2017 in Abuja, Prof. Adewole said that the (SVS) would allow Health clinics’ dispensaries to report on stock levels on the shelves through a ...

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Obasanjo says Diabetes kills only careless people 

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ABEOKUTA – Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment. Obasanjo made the statement on Friday in Abeokuta when he led hundreds of people on a road walk to sensitise the populace on the disease and how to manage it. The road walk was organised by the South West Zone of ...

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Adewole commiserates with MHWUN

Isaac-Adewole

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has commiserated with the Executive and members of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), on the death of their members on an auto-crash along Kano- Kaduna express way yesterday. Reacting to the media report of the accident quoting the chairman of the Union, Professor Adewole expressed deep shock at the unfortunate ...

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ECOWAS to increase duties on tobacco, unhealthy products 

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ECOWAS is set to increase excise duties on tobacco and other unhealthy products to increase revenue and reduce consumption of such products in the sub-region. The decision was part of the aims of the meeting of ECOWAS Financial Council of Ministers in Abuja on Friday. An excise duty is a type of tax charged on goods produced within the country, ...

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