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Federal University of Health Sciences, Benue state scales 2nd Reading —- Senate wants accelerated passage

A bill seeking the establishment of the University of Health Sciences in Otukpo (FUHSO)Benue state scaled second reading at the Senate Wednesday. Sponsored by the immediate past president of the Senate, Senator David Mark, the bill is seeking to establish the health university  to  expand access to medical education to …

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Army dismisses ‘monkey pox’ vaccination rumor in Rivers… School owners shut schools …Parents rush to pick up children

  By David Jimoh Amusa Tijani, Port Harcourt The Nigerian Army has dismissed the rumour making the rounds that soldiers were going about forcefully injecting school children with monkey pox virus in Rivers state.   The spokesman of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Col. Aminu Illiyasu, described the rumour as mischievous …

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Legendary Nigerian footballer Nwankwo Kanu launches N1 Billion Jackpot Lotto to support Kanu Heart Foundation

  Since its launch in 2000, KHF has helped not just people in Nigeria, but also paid for 538 children to be treated at facilities throughout the world  Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation …

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We are committed to eradicating Polio in Nigeria – WHO Regional Director

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The World Health Organization (WHO), African Regional Director, Dr. Matsichidiso Moeti  has said that the WHO was committed to partnering Borno state government and other stakeholders in finally pushing out Polio and other Child killer diseases in Nigeria. The Director,  who disclosed this while flagging off …

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Rumoured injection against monkeypox: Bayelsa suspends all health activities in schools…asks parents to stop withdrawing children

  The Bayelsa State Government on Friday announced the suspension of all forms of medical outreach program in public and private schools throughout the state.   The decision, according to the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, at a joint press briefing with the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, was sequel …

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Gov. Ugwuanyi, Obasanjo Foundation offer treatment to hearing-impaired in Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration in Enugu State in partnership with the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation (OOF) along with its United States partner, Starkey Hearing Foundation, has commenced a two-day free medical treatment programme for people with hearing impairment in the state. Declaring open the event, which brought the gift of hearing …

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Northern‎ Governors, G.E sign MOU for upgrading of Health infrastructures in Northern States … Shettima to G.E: ‘Let’s see practical results next year’

Governors of the 19 northern States have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU, with General Electric, Nigeria, (a billionaire American multi-national corporation) for the upgrade of healthcare infrastructures across the three geo-political zones that make up the old northern region. Chairman of the Northern States Governors Forum and Governor …

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