Tag: Health minister

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2017

Health workers yet to suspend strike, await Minister’s signature

The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals (JOHESU) may be waiting for the Minister of Health, Prof. ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

Zamfara has only 23 doctors in 24 hospitals – Health minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said Zamfara State has only 23 doctors managing 24 hospitals. Adewole said this ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Health minister asks govt hospitals to employ ad hoc doctors

Minister of health, Isaac Adewole has directed headsbof Federal hospitals to engage the services of ad hoc doctors while resident ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

80 percent of cancer cases in Nigeria curable, Health minister says

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, yesterday said that 80 percent of cancer cases are curable even as he disclosed ...

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ToluJuly 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What we know about the National Assembly’s new approach to effective healthcare delivery

Senate President, Bukola Saraki today attended the launch of the Legislative Network for Universal Health Coverage. The event which was also ...

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AzeezJuly 18, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: How Aluko, Omokore donated N800m vehicles to PDP – FG | States get another Paris Club refund | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. How Aluko, Omokore donated N800m vehicles to PDP – FG – YNaija ...

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AzeezJuly 18, 2017

Health minister suspends 8 NHIS officials

The Ministry of Health on Monday suspended eight officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). This comes after more facts ...

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AzeezJuly 14, 2017

Presidency orders suspended NHIS boss’ probe

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has granted permission for the probe of suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance, Prof. ...

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AzeezMay 20, 2017

Ebola: We are on top of the situation – Health minister

by Azeez Adeniyi The Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said the Federal Government is ready to ensure the ...

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AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Why Nigerians will continue to seek medical treatment abroad – Health minister

by Azeez Adeniyi Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Oyewole on Thursday said Nigeria will require $1 billion annually to stop ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 13, 2017

Reason Buhari travelled abroad – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said President Muhammadu Buhari may have traveled abroad for medical checkup because ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 12, 2016

‘Mosquitoes carrying Zika virus are in Nigeria’ – Health Minister

Nigerians have been warned to make use of mosquito nets, owing to the presence of mosquitoes carrying Zika virus in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2014

Get ready folks, ‘enviromental sanitation’ may soon be no more

by Kolapo Olapoju The monthly enviromental sanitation might soon cease to be, if the Minister of Health Health has his ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 28, 2014

“She quarantined herself” – Deputy health minister does the needful after assistant dies from Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju Liberia’s deputy health minister and chief medical officer, Bernice Dahn, has voluntarily placed herself under quarantine for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 17, 2014

#Ebola: First person survives the virus in Nigeria [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Health Minister, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, says the first Nigerian who got infected with the Ebola virus disease ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Nigerian man being treated for Ebola in Benin Republic

by Kolapo Olapoju   A Nigerian is currently being treated for the Ebola Virus disease in the Republic of Benin. ...

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November 21, 2013

Tobaccoctrl & SRM call on Health Minister to fasttrack passage of tobacco control bill

by Oke Efagene More than 600,000 who die annually from tobacco related diseases are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke. The ...

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January 23, 2013

These guys are serious: Health minister says medical treatment abroad will soon be banned

by Rachel Ogbu   The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu recently announced plans to stop Nigerians from travelling abroad for medical treatment ...

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