COVID-19: PSC puts 6 states, FCT on red alert

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has put six states and FCT Abuja on red alert to ensure a safe and healthy nationwide...

Seven dead, nine unconscious as strange disease hits Enugu market

A strange disease on Friday killed seven persons and left nine others in critical conditions at the New Artisan Market, Enugu. It was gathered the...

COVID-19: NCD Alliance gets $15,000 grant to combat non-communicable diseases

The Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Alliance, Nigeria, says it has been awarded 15,000 dollars (about N7.5 million) grant through the first Civil Society Solidarity Fund...

UPDATED: NAFDAC approves Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the use of Moderna and AstraZeneca and Sputnik V vaccines for...

Nigeria reports 154 new COVID-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded 154 new COVID-19 cases. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Wednesday morning. The News...

COVID-19: NCDC records 12 infections, 2 deaths July 11

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 12 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...

Medical outreach: FCT community decries poor primary healthcare system

Large turnout of residents to a free medical outreach at Karamajiji community, FCT, has exposed the poor primary healthcare system in the community, residents...

Sokoto records zero positive cases in 123 days

Sokoto State Commissioner for Health Dr. Muhammadu Ali Inname on Wednesday said the state has not recorded Covid-19 positive cases in the last 123...

Vaccine: WHO auditing NAFDAC

Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye, has said the agency is being audited by the...

Firm to reduce cost of test kits

Nigerians, who travelled abroad or are homebound from outside Nigerians would start paying less than N5,000 for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) test from the current...

Gynaecologist encourages women on fibroid operation, says procedure is safe

Dr. Nathaniel Adewole, a Consultant Gynaecologist at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, has advised women with fibroids not to be afraid of...

NGOs urge FG to declare State of Emergency on primary healthcare in Nigeria

A coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), has urged the Federal Government to declare a State of Emergency on primary healthcare services in Nigeria. Mr Hamzat...

Rotary club set to rehabilitate schools, healthcare centre in FCT

The Rotary Club of Abuja Wuse Central, says plans are ongoing to rehabilitate schools and healthcare centre in its host community during the present...

Nigeria reports 50 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control(NCDC), has reported additional 50 new COVID-19 cases, as of July 5 and one death in its daily infection...

FG seeks Germany’s support on building vaccine manufacturing hub – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has sought the support of the German government to build Africa’s first vaccine manufacturing hub in Nigeria. Ehanire...

COVID-19: Nigeria’s active cases now 1,356 as NCDC registers 56 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that Nigeria’s COVID-19 active cases stood at 1,356 with the majority in stable condition, as...

Ghana records community infection of COVID-19 Delta variant

Ghana confirmed a community infection of the Delta variant of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday, the Ministry of Information said. “The Ghana Health Service informed...

Open defecation major causes of epidemics – Executive Director

The Executive Director, FCT Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, Dr. Mohammed Dan-Hassan, says the practice of open defecation, especially during the rainy season is...

Nigeria hits 3.4m COVID-19 Vaccine jabs in 2 rounds — NPHDA

Dr Faisal Shuaib,  Executive Director,  National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said a total of 3.4 million doses of Oxford  AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine...

Health experts raise concern over high rate of drug abuse

Public health experts and anti-substance abuse campaigners have raised concern over the rising rate of drug abuse as the world celebrates International Day Against...
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