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Leadership Enhancement and Accountability for the Public Sector (LEAPS) Programme

The LEAPS programme is a nine-month capacity building programme for senior management of health governance agencies. The programme focuses on building the leadership acumen and execution capacity of administrators and policymakers of health governance institutions while at all time fostering inter-/cross-sectoral collaboration. We have selected a crop of health leaders from Kaduna, Nassarawa and Niger […]

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African leaders launch new, continent-wide campaign for a malaria-free Africa

Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign empowers Africans to take a stand in the fight against the deadly disease. Monday 2 July 2018 – Today marks the launch of Zero Malaria Starts with Me, a continent-wide campaign co-led by the African Union Commission and the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, and supported by African leaders, […]

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Press Release: Wellpath Physiotherapy wins Physiotherapy Provider of the Year

Wellpath Physiotherapy, a rehabilitation clinic at the forefront of patient rehabilitation in Nigeria, was awarded the Physiotherapy Service Provider of the Year at the just concluded award ceremony for health practitioners in Nigeria. The Oscar of Nigerian Healthcare, Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards (NHEA), held its annual award ceremony on Friday, 22nd of June 2018 at […]

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HFN & IQVIA launch Inter-Professional Collaboration Platform

On the 4th of June 2018, IQVIA Sponsored Healthcare Federation Of Nigeria (HFN) event that brought together over 70 major healthcare stakeholders across government and private sector in a Breakfast Meeting at Four Points Hotel, by Sheraton, Ikoyi, Lagos. The meeting was to create a forum for professional interaction and knowledge sharing among HFN members […]

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Legendary Nigerian R&B Artiste Banky W. joins Pink Oak to Fight Cancer

Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday 29th May 2018 – Pink Oak Cancer Trust announces the signing of Nigerian singer and actor, Mr. Bankole Wellington (Banky W.) as a Pink Oak Ambassador. He will be unveiled at a luncheon held in his honour at the Pink Oak Office in Asokoro, Abuja. Pink Oak Cancer is Nigeria’s 1st Cancer […]

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New Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo

This Press Release was originally published by the World Health Organisation: http://www.who.int/news-room/detail/08-05-2018-new-ebola-outbreak-declared-in-democratic-republic-of-the-congo  The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro in Equateur Province today (8 May). The outbreak declaration occurred after laboratory results confirmed two cases of EVD. The Ministry of Health of Democratic […]

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Press Release: Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey

The Federal Government of Nigeria in its continuous efforts to improve the health indices of its populace will be conducting the Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS). This is a national household survey that will determine the distribution of HIV and Hepatitis B & C in the country. It will also assess the uptake […]

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WAHO and Nigeria CDC team up to conduct a Yellow Fever Simulation Exercise in Lagos

The West African Health Organization (WAHO), in its efforts to contribute to the capacity building of ECOWAS Member States in the area of preparedness and response to epidemics, is supporting the establishment of national emergency management mechanisms for public health emergencies. To test these mechanisms and procedures in place for the management of major public […]

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NCDC Intensifies Response to the Lassa Fever Outbreak

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has intensified its response to the Lassa Fever outbreak as the number of confirmed Lassa Fever cases from January 1 this year rose to 317 as at the 25th of February 2018, crossing the total number of confirmed cases recorded in 2017. Three states in Nigeria; Edo, Ondo […]

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ECOWAS Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control starts operations

The West African Health Organization (WAHO) has announced the historic launch of the West Africa Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria on the 21st of February 2018. The new Centre will work with member States to assure the health security of the West African region. The establishment of the ECOWAS […]

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World is failing newborn babies, says UNICEF

Situation in Nigeria is improving but progress is very slow Global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world’s poorest countries, UNICEF said today in a new report on newborn mortality. Every year, 2.6 million newborns around the world do not survive their first month of life. One million of them die […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Love Wisely, Share Love not HIV!!!

Press Release by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) The Director General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Dr. Sani Aliyu wants Nigerians, especially young people, to take advantage of the spirit of love and togetherness that Valentine’s Day signifies, to know their HIV status. It is important that all […]

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Reported Cluster of Lassa Fever Among Health Care Workers in Ebonyi State

On Sunday the 14th of January 2018, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was notified of four cases of Lassa fever among health care workers in Ebonyi State. Three of the four cases have subsequently passed away. The Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, immediately requested that NCDC provides support to the Government […]

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Healthcare Leadership Academy holds Graduation Ceremony, launches Alumni Association

The Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA), held the graduation ceremony for the 2017 cohort of the Healthcare Executives Leadership Program (HELP) and its Patient-Centred Care (PCC) programme on the December 7, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel Ikeja, Lagos. The graduation ceremony was attended by the graduating participants, key healthcare stakeholders, senior government officials and faculty from […]