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Lagos Govt reiterates commitment to quality healthcare delivery

Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, says the state government is making concerted efforts to ensure quality healthcare delivery...

U.S reiterates commitment to improve healthcare system in Nigeria

The United States Government has reiterated its commitment to strengthen Nigeria’s healthcare system, improve economic viability and save lives of its citizens. The Public...

Kebbi Govt commits to boost healthcare services

The Kebbi State Government has renewed its commitment to reposition primary healthcare system by providing all essential resources for the sector in the...

Soludo calls for collective response in tackling poverty, healthcare in Nigeria

Soludo calls for collective response in tackling poverty, healthcare in Nigeria   Poverty   Jessica Onyegbula   Abuja, Oct. 22, 2019 Prof Charles Soludo, Former Governor of Central Bank of...

Expert urges medical doctors to get involved in research to improve...

A medical practitioner, Dr Ajayi Abass has advised medical doctors and other health professionals to be involved in more research to enhance healthcare...

Niger Govt spends N1bn on provision of healthcare services

The Niger Government says it has investment more than N1 billion on provision of improved healthcare services in the state. Dr Maku Sidi, the...

Primary healthcare remains free in Ojo LG, says Chairman

The Chairman, Ojo Local Government Council in Lagos State, Mr Idowu Rasulu-Olusola, said on Friday that primary healthcare services remains free in the...

Poverty goes beyond lack of food, shelter, healthcare — UNGA President

President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says poverty is beyond lack of access to food, shelter, healthcare and sanitation. He...

Foundation, Liverpool School embark on 4th quarter healthcare service delivery in...

An NGO, Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have embarked on the fourth quarter evaluation phase of the innovative...

Gov. Akeredolu says good healthcare service is citizen’s right

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has described the provision of good healthcare as a basic right of every Nigerian citizen. The governor made...

Emir urges traditional rulers to champion advocacy for affordable healthcare 

The Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Abubakar, has urged the traditional institution to lead the advocacy for affordable healthcare services in the country. Abubakar...

Adamawa lawmaker seeks for healthcare centre in constituency

Alhaji Abubakar Isa (APC- Shelleng) has called for deployment of qualified medical personnel and functional health centres in Shelleng Local Government Area of...

Insurgency affects over 300 health workers, 60 facilities in Yobe –...

The Yobe Government says more than 300 health workers and 60 health facilities have been affected by activities of insurgents in the state. The...

Contributory Health Management: KDSG to begin accreditation of healthcare facilities

Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) says it is set to start accreditation of health facilities that will provide healthcare services to enrollees...

Lawmaker calls for more funding for healthcare

A member of the Cross River House of Assembly, Dr Ekpo Ekpo-Bassey, has called on the federal and state governments to increase funding...

U.S. to deny entry to immigrants who cannot afford healthcare

  President Donald Trump, has announced that he wants people to be denied U.S. visas if they cannot afford healthcare in order to prevent immigrants...

Kaduna Govt inaugurates LG committees on healthcare delivery

The Kaduna State Government has inaugurated Advisory Committees to expand healthcare delivery in the 23 local government areas of the state. The Deputy Governor of...

Gynaecologist urges govt. to improve maternal, child healthcare

A gynaecologist, Dr Toyin Adebowale, on Friday called on government at all levels to improve maternal and child healthcare as an integral part of...

Nasarawa Assembly assures citizens of improve healthcare

Nasarawa state House of Assembly says it will give priority to the state health sectors to enable it achieve universal coverage of residents. Chairman, House...

NMA urges FG to prioritise healthcare financing

Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has urged Federal Government to prioritise healthcare financing by budgetary allocation. The President of the association,  Dr Francis Faduyile, made the call...

200 indigent children benefit from NGO’s healthcare programme

An NGO, the Health Emergency Initiative (HEI), says no fewer than 200 children have benefitted from its interventions, thereby, preventing avoidable deaths.   Mr Paschal Achunine,...

Better days ahead of healthcare centres in FCT – Executive Secretary

The FCT Primary Health Care Board has urged healthcare centres in the city to be patient as better days are ahead to meet up...

Rivalry: All healthcare groups remain single entity–UCH CMD

Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, the Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital, Ibadan, has urged all healthcare professionals to work together to provide quality patient care. Otegbayo,...

Empower LGAs for quality primary healthcare, Lawmaker urges federal, state govts.

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Bisi Yusuff, on Monday, urged the federal and state governments to provide quality primary healthcare centres (PHCs) for local governments...