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President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech at the flag off of the Primary Health Care Revitalisation Programme and commissioning of the Kuchigoro Primary Health Care Centre, Abuja, 10th January 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech at the flag off of the Primary Health Care Revitalisation Programme and commissioning of the Kuchigoro Primary Health Care Centre as a model primary health care centre, in Abuja, 10th January 2017. I am delighted to be here at this occasion to personally flag off one of the cardinal programmes of […]

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Pharma Students set to host the first ever certificate course in Global Health Pharmacy in West Africa

PRESS RELEASE Pharmacy Students in Nigeria under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS) in collaboration with AB Global Health Initiative, an NGO based in Nigeria are set to host the first ever Certificate Course in Global Health Pharmacy in West Africa. According to the head of Global Health Pharmacy Projects in […]

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Joint Press Briefing on Quality of Suspected Fake Rice Consignment

JOINT PRESS BRIEFING BY THE AG.DIRECTOR GENERAL, NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL (NAFDAC) MRS. YETUNDE ONI AND THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE, COL. HAMEED ALI (RTD) ON THE QUALITY OF THE SUSPECTED FAKE RICE CONSIGNMENT SEIZED BY NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE AT NAFDAC CORPORATE HEADQUATERS ABUJA ON 29TH DECEMBER, 2016 PROTOCOL […]

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Press Release on activities of the NCDC towards mitigating Lassa fever in Nigeria

Lassa Fever: we are better prepared but there is no magic bullet On 20th December 2016, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed a case of Lassa fever in a healthcare worker who had died at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta. The female nurse died before the laboratory result revealed she was positive for […]

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United Nations General Assembly To Convene Historic High-Level Meeting on TB with Heads of State

15 December 2016 – Geneva, Switzerland – Following a campaign launched by Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Board and Minister of Health of South Africa, the United Nations General Assembly has agreed to hold a High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Tuberculosis through a resolution endorsed today by member states at UN headquarters […]

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Press Address on Medical Negligence in Nigeria & Non-Compliance to the National Health Act 2014

PRESS ADDRESS ON MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IN NIGERIA AND NON- COMPLIANCE TO THE NATIONAL HEALTH ACT 2014. FIRST NIGERIAN MEDICAL LAW SUMMIT Gentlemen of the Press, The Senate Committee on Health of the National Assembly, Federal Republic of Nigeria in collaboration with First Counsel Solicitors (Medical Law Consultants) is organizing the 1st Nigerian Medical Law Summit. […]

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The National HIV Prevention Conference Youth Summit 2016

PRE- CONFERENCE YOUTH SUMMIT 2016 Theme: Hands on for HIV prevention According to UNAIDS, HIV/AIDS constitutes one of the world’s largest threats to human development. There are currently 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS, with more than a quarter between the ages of 15-24. Half of all new infections in the world occur in young […]

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Oral B partners Dental Association on capacity building for dental practitioners

Oral-B has re-stated its commitment to the oral hygiene in Nigeria through the capacity building seminar held for dentists recently in Lagos. This commitment was made at the 2016 Nigerian Dental Association (NDA) Continuing Medical Education (CME) in partnership with Oral B. The Oral B dental detailing programme is aimed at educating dentists on oral […]

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Prevention Conference to highlight key HIV/AIDS findings

PRESS RELEASE Prevention Conference to highlight key HIV/AIDS findings Abuja, 14 November 2016 — A national scientific Conference on HIV prevention has been organised to showcase the achievements of the AIDS response in Nigeria. The landmark Conference organised by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) is part of activities to commemorate World […]

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2016 ANPA NAPPSA Joint Communique

ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN PHYSICIANS IN THE AMERICAS (ANPA) AND NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENTISTS IN THE AMERICAS (NAPPSA) JOINT POST-CONFERENCE COMMUNIQUE This conference was held at Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, from June 22 to 26, 2016. It was attended by over 600 Physicians, Pharmacists, Pharmaceutical Scientists, and Nurses from […]

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New data from PMA2020 shed light on menstrual hygiene management in Kaduna, Nigeria

Data on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) are scarce, especially at a large scale. As Melinda Gates noted at the recent Women Deliver conference in May, “Data underpins everything… If you don’t have data, you don’t know where to make good investments. This is why I’m so excited about the potential of the commitment to close […]

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Press Briefing by Borno State MoH and the FMoH on the Health and Nutrition Humanitarian Crisis in Borno State

The Borno State Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Health recently held a press briefing on the health and nutrition humanitarian crisis in Borno State. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE  

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Address of the Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Adewole at the press briefing to launch the Rapid Results Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Health

ADDRESS OF THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF HEALTH, PROFESSOR I. F ADEWOLE FAS, FSPSP,DSC(Hons) AT THE PRESS BRIEFING TO LAUNCH THE RAPID RESULTS INITIATIVE OF THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH , AT THE NATIONAL PRESS CENTRE, RADIO HOUSE , AREA 11 GARKI , ABUJA , MONDAY 18TH JULY, 2016. I am highly delighted to address you […]