Category: Health

We are working to make HIV services available to all – Makinde

…announces plan to provide test kits for 300,000 residents…. As US Consul-General launches HIV Treatment Surge Programme in OyoOyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, declared on Wednesday that his administration will continue to build community programmes to ensure the availability of HIV services to all and sundry in the State.The governor, who was represented by the… Read More »

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Facility upgrade begins in Oro General Hospital soon: Kwara Gov

• Visits victims of Oro Central Market’s fire Kwara State will begin the upgrade and equipping of the Oro General Hospital within the next quarter, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq announced on Tuesday, expanding provision of health services and ending decades of people of the area traveling elsewhere to access healthcare. The Governor spoke in Oro town… Read More »

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Odumakin’s Death Shocking – LASG

Lagos State Government has described the death of the late spokesperson of the Yoruba Pan-Cultural Group, Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odunmakin as very shocking and a great loss to the nation. The Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat stated this today when he led other officials of the State on a condolence visit to the Omole… Read More »

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SON Offers Hand Of Fellowship To Improve Health Care Delivery In Nigeria

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has offered its hand of fellowship and collaboration to stakeholders in the health care delivery sector in Nigeria, in order to enhance the quality of equipment, machinery and services being offered in the sector. SON Director General, Mallam Farouk Salim made the offer recently in a goodwill message to… Read More »

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Covid-19: Oyetola Flags Off Osun Food Support Scheme

…says initiative, another promise kept…30,000 vulnerable citizens to benefit monthlyThe Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday flagged off Osun Food Support Scheme  to mitigate the excruciating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on vulnerable citizens in the State.The governor said the initiative is another way of keeping faith with government’s promise to… Read More »

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Nigerian Medical Proffessor Emerge One of America’s Best Physician 2020

Nigerians in diaspora, fueled by passion to succeed , make global impact and   the inherent resilience   in them continue to record phenomenal successes on international scale in a wide range of fields.  The latest is Professor Iyalla Elvis Peterside, a  Nigerian born  medical doctor  who has been named one of America’s Best Physicians… Read More »

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Sanwo Olu Supports Persons Living With Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome.

•Promises 30-Year Old Graduate Employment into Civil Service Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has extended financial support to families of persons living with cerebral palsy and down syndrome in the State. The financial assistance of N1million to N2.5million was given to 15 families of persons living with cerebral palsy and down syndrome. Speaking during… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: We need innovative solutions, collaboration to address health challenges – Gbajabiamila

We need innovative solutions, collaboration to address health challenges – Gbajabiamila The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep Femi Gbajabiamila, has highlighted the need for innovative solutions and collaborations to address the challenges confronting the health sector in Nigeria. The Speaker, who said this during the official commissioning ceremony of the Muhammadu Buhari international… Read More »

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$ 890 Million Health Grant To Nigeria: President Buhari Demands Periodic Performance Reports From Ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday directed the Minister of Health to ensure effective utilisation of Global Fund’s generous provision of $890 million, over the next three years, to support Nigeria’s fight against HIV-AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria. President Buhari issued the directive at the virtual launch of the $890 million grant, for the period of 2021-2023,… Read More »

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Covid-19: Astrazeneca Vaccine Safe, Sanwo-Olu Reassures Lagosians

Following the controversies and unsubstantiated information about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from some quarters, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday reassured Lagosians that the vaccine is safe. The Governor stated that he did not feel any side effects as claimed by some persons. Governor Sanwo-Olu, who received the AstraZeneca vaccine alongside his deputy,… Read More »