BORNO AF-NSHIP BEGINS 2nd BATCH TRAINING OF HEALTH WORKERS ON FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN 5 LGAs

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BOSPHCDA) through the Additional…

WHO Africa mourns the loss of a colleague killed in a hospital attack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

“My deepest condolences go to the family of our colleague and the government and people of…

Health: CONFESSIONS OF A WITCH?( IS IT? ), By Dr Afolabi Tiamiyu

There is always some measure of delight and anticipation when as a physician plying the trade…

Malnutrition caused half child mortality rate in Nigeria – UNICEF

By Dahiru Suleiman, Dutse Recent survey by UNICEF has uncovered that about half of child mortality…

NIGERIA, JAPAN SIGN US$14.2m GRANT AID TO STRENGTHEN DISEASE DIAGNOSTICS

Nigeria and Japan on Tuesday in Abuja exchanged notes on a US$14.2 million grant aid project…

Borno NSHIP-AF Urges Contracted Facilities To Commence Medical Outreaches in IDP Camps

By Ndahi Marama,  Maiduguri The Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BOSPHCDA) and Nigeria State…

World Health Day 2019: AfDB joins the global call for universal health coverage for all

World Health Day 2019 is a timely opportunity to focus on the inclusion of Africa’s health…

Over 100 HFs in 10 LGAs of Borno benefit from NSHIP despite insurgency, Dr Meleh tells evaluation team

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Executive Director of Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BOSPHCDA),…

Shettima’s India visit: 2,050 diagnostic equipment arrive Borno next week

… Ends visit , hosted by Nigerian high‎ commission in Delhi A total of two thousand…

Over 30,000 people in acute need of shelter, food and medical care in Monguno

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI With the rainy season approaching, Medecine Sans Frontiers (MSF) has warned that…

Why men die earlier than women – WHO Report

A World Health Organisation report says men are more likely to die earlier than women due…

Don’t go through vaginal delivery after two attempts of c-sections – Expert warns

Dr Emmanuel Anthony, an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Masaka Central Hospital, Karu, has advised women…

UNIFEMGA/ Muslims in Diaspora to give free medical treatment to over 1,000 patients in Ile-Ife

Over 1000 patients are expected to be given free medical treatment in the maiden medical mission…

Health Issues: I feel ashamed to confess that I have been bleeding from my anus for quite sometime now, By Anayo M. Nwosu

This has been one of my closely guarded secrets until recently when I remembered an Nnewi…

DRC: WHO calls on international community to join urgent push to end Ebola outbreak

“For the next 6 months, the combined financial need for all response partners is at least…

‘Charcoal can treat ulcer, lower cholesterol, extract poison’

Mrs Stella Aduloju, a food technologist, says charcoal is suitable to treat ulcer, get rid of…

NAHCON Inaugurates Medical Guidelines Review Committee

“The Committee is expected to review existing medical operation’s guidelines due to dynamism of Hajj operations…

Ecobank Academy, IFRC join hands to boost effective and sustainable leadership capabilities

The aim of the course is ‘Building African National Society leadership to be proud of’ Press…

Improving healthcare, a priority of the Buhari Government – Udoma

Improving healthcare is one of the priorities of the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari, and that…

Drug abuse: Gov Sani-Bello orders closure of peddlers shops, prosecution of offenders

…COMMENDS TRADITIONAL RULERS FOR THEIR SUPPORT Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has ordered immediate closure…