Spread of ‘drug-resistant malaria’ in South-east Asia a global threat – Scientists

The rapid spread of “super malaria” in South-east Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists have warned. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot...

WHO scales up campaign against cholera in Borno

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has scaled up activities to combat cholera outbreak in Borno. The WHO Country Representative, Mr Wondi Alimu, disclosed...

Measles outbreak: Kebbi records 656 cases

Outbreak of measles was on Friday announced in Kebbi State, northwest, Nigeria. This was announced by the Executive Secretary, State Primary Health Care and Development...

Health insurance should be made compulsory for Nigerians – NHIS

Health insurance should be made compulsory for Nigerians if the country must achieve universal health coverage, an official has said. The Acting Executive Secretary of...

USAID donates N30m medical equipment to Kogi

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday presented medical equipment worth about N30 million for 60 health facilities in Kogi. Dr Alobo Gabriel,...
Resident doctors call off strike

BREAKNG: Resident doctors call off strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, in the early hours of Thursday announced the suspension of its strike which started on September 4...

Resident doctors meeting deadlocked as strike continues

The meeting of the executives of the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has been deadlocked. The meeting was called to review government’s offers to...

Striking doctors: Nigerian govt has honoured its agreement – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has expressed optimism that the striking workers under the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, across the country...

UCH Doctors Join Nationwide Strike

Resident doctors at University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Tuesday, joined their counterparts in the ongoing nationwide strike. The association’s UCH branch President, Dr Olusegun...

Seven die of cholera in Borno IDP camp – MSF

The humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), on Sunday, said no fewer than seven persons died of cholera outbreak in Maiduguri in the past...

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