<strong>NLNG Commissions Hospital Support Initiative Projects </strong>

NLNG Commissions Hospital Support Initiative Projects 

Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited has commenced the commissioning of Phase 1 projects in its multi-billion-naira Hospital Support Programme (NLNG HSP) with the opening of a maternity centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada.   The Company will also...
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Ebola: Nigeria Issues Public Health Advisory 

Ebola: Nigeria Issues Public Health Advisory 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has issued a  public health advisory following the declaration of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in Uganda.  The advisory is contained in a  statement issued by t...
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Doctors Decry Challenges In Healthcare Delivery

Doctors Decry Challenges In Healthcare Delivery

Nigeria’s healthcare delivery system has been facing enormous challenges needing serious attention, the Kano branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) declared in Kano on Tuesday.  Chairman of the branch, Dr Abdullahi Kabir-Suleiman, made the decl...
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Union Bank, MobiHealth International Seal  Partnership

Union Bank, MobiHealth International Seal  Partnership

Union Bank of Nigeria has announced the first banking partnership with globally recognised telehealth services company, Mobihealth International during a signing ceremony held at the United States Embassy in Abuja on Wednesday.   A statement sent to ...
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At World Health Summit, Global Leaders Pledge $2.6b To End Polio

At World Health Summit, Global Leaders Pledge $2.6b To End Polio

Leaders meeting at the World Health Summit in Berlin on Tuesday, pledged an extra 2.6 billion dollars in funding toward the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s (GPEI) 2022-2026 Strategy to end polio.  The historic boost came at an event co-hosted by.....
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WHO Confirms 63 Ebola Cases, 29 Deaths

WHO Confirms 63 Ebola Cases, 29 Deaths

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed 63 cases of Ebola Virus infection, including 29 deaths in Uganda, calling for clinical trials of new vaccines in the country.  WHO Director General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, gave the confirmation at a news.....
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Nigeria On Alert As Ebola Resurfaces In Uganda

Nigeria On Alert As Ebola Resurfaces In Uganda

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) is aware of the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) caused by the Sudan strain of the Ebola Virus (EV) in Uganda.  The Director-General, NCDC, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, in a...
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Monkeypox: Nigeria Records 41 New Cases

Monkeypox: Nigeria Records 41 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), reported 41 new cases of Monkeypox disease between August  29 and September 4, from 12 states of the Federation.  The NCDC via its official website on Sunday explained that the 12 states were: Lagos...
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Minister: N10b For Local Vaccines Production Intact

Minister: N10b For Local Vaccines Production Intact

The N10 billion earmarked in 2020 by the Federal Government for local production of vaccines, is still intact, Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said.  The minister gave the assurance on Tuesday in Abuja, during the Ministerial bi-weekly update.....
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Nigeria Reports 21 New Cases Of Monkey Pox  

Nigeria Reports 21 New Cases Of Monkey Pox  

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 21 more cases of monkeypox in the country.  The NCDC via its official website announced on Sunday that the disease could be spread by close contact and exposure to an infected...
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WHO Reports Global Decline In COVID 19 Cases

WHO Reports Global Decline In COVID 19 Cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says cases of COVID-19 have declined globally.  Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General said this on Wednesday in an online COVD-19 media briefing.  “This is very encouraging. But there is no guarantee these tren...
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Yellow Fever: Nigeria Reports 14 Deaths In 10 States

Yellow Fever: Nigeria Reports 14 Deaths In 10 States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has recorded 14 deaths in 10 states from suspected cases of yellow fever from January to July 2022.  The NCDC made this known via its official website on Sunday.  It listed...
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Nigeria Records 48 New Cases Of Monkeypox

Nigeria Records 48 New Cases Of Monkeypox

Between August 8 and August 14. 2022 Nigeria recorded 48 additional cases of monkeypox   The 48 cases were recorded in 16 states, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) stated on its website on Saturday.  According to NCDC, Lagos State...
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NIMASA Donates Medical Equipment To FCT Hospital

NIMASA Donates Medical Equipment To FCT Hospital

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Wednesday donated medical equipment to Asokoro District Hospital in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Presenting the items, the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, represente...
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