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Nigeria First To Introduce New Vaccine Against Meningitis – WHO

Nigeria has become the first country in the world to roll out a new vaccine – Men5CV – recommended by the World Health Organisation...

FG, stakeholders to mitigate effect of Short-lived climate pollutants on farmlands

The Permanent Secretary, FMAFS, Mr Temitope Fashedemi, represented by the Director, Agricultural Lands and Climate Management Services, Mr. Oshadiya Olanipekun,during the workshop in Abuja. By...

HIV/AIDS Transmission Declines In Nigeria — FG

Dr Gambo Aliyu, the Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), says Nigeria has recorded a significant decline in the number of...

OPINION:Deploying health promotion officers for citizens’ well-being

By Tashikalmah Hallah The National Council on Health (NCH), at its   64th meeting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, made a significant decision to establish an...

Nigeria Has Met 70% COVID-19 Vaccination Target – Official

Nigeria successfully met its ambitious target of fully vaccinating 70 per cent of its population against the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Bassey Okposen, Director of Disease...

Nigeria to vaccinate 7.7 million girls against leading cause of cervical cancer

 Nigeria today introduced the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine into its routine immunization system, aiming to reach 7.7 million girls – the largest number in...

Nigeria has lost a great medical statesman in Prof. Umaru Shehu – Pate

By Victoria Onehi The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Professor Muhammad Ali Pate, has described the passing-on of Professor Emeritus Umar Shehu, CFR,...

FG, Ireland Govt partner to boost food and nutrition security

By Victoria Onehi The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Dr. Ernest Umakhihe has called for the strengthening of bilateral relations with...

FG to address governance in healthcare sector – Presidency

The Special Adviser to the President on Health, Dr Salma Anas, says the Renewed Hope Agenda will address governance in the healthcare sector in...

400,000 health workers insufficient for Nigeria – Minister

The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Ali Pate has that about 400,000 health workers in Nigeria are insufficient to cater to...

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