BY DOYIN OJOSIPE The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has visited some health facilities at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno State to ensure their functionality. The Minister also interacted with the displaced persons at the camps and assured them that federal government would continue to provide healthcare...
By CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos The federal government is close to saving about N50billion every month as it commences the process of integrating indigenous medicine into its health care delivery system. Already, government and traditionunderstanding, MoU, that will facilitate the integration process. Also, a bill which has passed its second reading in...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah   The federal executive council (FEC) has approved a  joint venture agreement between the federal government  and May and  Baker  plc to produce vaccines in Nigeria  from 2017-2021. According to the agreement ,the federal government will own 49 per cent of the joint venture while  May and...
By AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE, Abuja The federal government has been urged to institute a national intervention programme that will draw out a pragmatic approach to tackling Noma disease in the country. Noma (cancrum oris) is a gangrene that develops in the mouth and rapidly spreads to other parts of the face. The disease...
  BY DOYIN OJOSIPE, Abuja The Secretary General, Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, FCT Chapter, Dr Jesse Gwandi has urged Nigerians to make good of the opportunities offered through continuous consumption of quail eggs. Speaking with LEADERSHIP in an interview, Gwandi said, the quail eggs has a lot of health benefits if consumed...
BY DOYIN OJOSIPE, Abuja Pregnant women have been advised to strictly observe good hygiene as it is in their best interest. The women are also expected to frequently visit the hospital for antenatal care where they would be checked and taught the right lessons on the safety of the pregnancy. Speaking...
The move to end medical tourism in Nigeria has been a long one especially with concerns often raised by experts. ANYAORA THELMA CHIOMA reports that the call took centre stage during the just concluded 3rd anniversary celebration of Nizamiye Hospital in Abuja. It is an established fact that health is...
BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal  has flagged off immunisation plus days with a call on stakeholders not to relent until the country is free from the dreaded polio virus. Speaking at the event which held at the district head’s residence in Bodinga local government of the...
BY DICKSON AGBO Bee propolis is the gummy substances collected by bees from the buds and sap of conifer trees and plants. Propolis was used for centuries by the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans as a safe remedy for a variety of maladies. Now modern research has discovered amazing antioxidant properties...
By Doyin Ojosipe,   It was a cloudy Thursday in Enugu when some mothers with their babies trooped into the Toscana Villa Hotel. Among the few babies presented for observation at the advocacy training ground to end malnutrition in Nigeria were Baby Darlington Okoh and Baby Lillian David who quickly caught...