9 08, 2018

Nigeria will be polio free soon – Health Minister

Nigeria will become a polio free country sooner than later, the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has assured. He gave the assurance while declaring open the meeting of the African Regional Commission for Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication (ARCC) which [...]

31 07, 2018

FG set to implement basic healthcare provision fund

The federal government has said it will soon commence the implementation of the basic healthcare provision fund. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo who made this known at the third health policy dialogue organised by Thisday described the scheduled implementation as [...]

16 01, 2018

Signs and symptoms of yellow fever

Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus that spreads to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected with the virus when they bite an infected human or monkey. Once contracted, the yellow fever virus [...]

15 01, 2018

Polio: FCT Targets 900,000 for Immunization

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says over 900,000 children will be immunized against polio in the first round of 2018 vaccination across the territory. The Acting Executive Secretary, Dr Mathew Ashikeni told the News Agency [...]

8 11, 2017

FG targets 3.3m children for measles immunisation

The Federal Government has earmarked N3.5 billion for the national immunization campaign against measles, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said. The minister, who flagged-off the campaign on Tuesday at Miyetti Allah Primary Healthcare Centre, in Rigassa, [...]