On Thursday, September 12, the Chairman House Committee on Health and Member Representing Abak State Constituency in Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. Udeme Otong, led other members of the Committee on Health to assess Primary Health Care Facilities in Eket Senatorial District.
Google said Friday it was banning online ads for unproven medical treatments including most stem cell and gene therapy.
The United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday, July 31, assured the government and people of Kaduna state of its support for their education, economic development and healthcare.
Oscar Onyema, the CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), has disclosed that the bourse will donate N20 million to support initiatives focused on promoting early detection as well as increasing awareness and advocacy for cancer-related cases in Nigeria.
The Chairman, House Committee on Health and Member Representing Abak State Constituency in Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. Elder(Comrade) Udeme Otong, has maintained that nurses constitutes a larger portion of the healthcare workforce in Nigeria.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called on the Asejire branch of the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) in Ibadan, to recall batches of Eva Premium Table Water from markets and shops within its supply area, pending its investigations on consumers’ complaints on the product.
Stakeholders in the health profession, under the auspices of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), have decried the continuous appointment of medical practitioners as Chief Medical Directors of Hospitals and Ministers of Health respectively, without consideration for those from the NUAHP
Dr. Aremu Saad of the Federal Medical Center, Gusau, in Zamfara, has averred that more than 20% of Nigerians are sick of various forms of mental illnesses without knowing.
The Senate on Tuesday, May 20, paid attention to the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, while he spoke about the deplorable condition of Teaching Hospitals across the federation.
The Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barr Onofiok Luke, has said that for Nigeria to access universal health coverage, the issue of policy summersault must be properly addressed.