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Health Thought Leadership Series

Dr Osagie Ehanire: A new captain for Nigeria’s health sector

The long wait is over! Following the beginning of a new administration in May 2019, Nigeria now has a new captain to steer the affairs of the health sector and lead the Federal Ministry of Health and its many agencies. Following the submission of the ministerial nominees to the Senate by the Presidency and subsequent […]

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Top 10 Health News

Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 December 2016

Humanitarian emergency directors call for US$1 billion to meet the needs of 6.9 million people in Nigeria’s North East. Reps stop NHIS’s funds release to HMOs. Health minister launches book on cancer statistics. NASS To Ensure Budget Implementation For Health Sector. FG To Sponsor Surgeries Of 10,000 Patients Nationwide. Wike launches N500m hospital loan scheme. […]

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Top News Items on Health, 11 November 2016

AfDB approves US $1-million grant to finance nutrition campaign in Nigeria’s Borno State. WHO and partners support measles vaccination in Borno State, Nigeria. NCDC releases risk assessment of Zika virus infection for Nigeria. Buhari commissions Edo five-star hospital. Masari: Gov promises to establish Faculty of Medicine, Teaching Hospital. Yobe spends N1.7bn to rehabilitate general hospitals. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21 October 2016

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria facing antiretroviral drugs shortage, says UN. Chibok girls: FG will provide medical care – Minister. US re-launches malaria hotline in Nigeria. Oyo State Assembly passes Health Insurance Agency Bill 2016 into law. Kano distributes N1bn worth of hospital consumables. Kaduna to establish emergency medical services. NAFDAC workers begin warning strike. Resident doctors call-off 10-week strike in Rivers. DESUTH medical workers […]

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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 […]