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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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Three more persons infected with Monkey Pox disease in Bayelsa # As Dickson charges residents not to panic

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA Following the outbreak of a deadly viral epidemic disease known as Monkey Pox in Bayelsa Communities, three more persons have been affected with the disease making the total numbers 13 persons This is as the Governor Seriake Dickson led administration has charged residents of the state not …

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Deadly viral disease known as ‘Monkey Pox’ hits Bayelsa State; Over 10 persons including a doctor quarantined

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA A new deadly viral epidemic known as “monkey pox” has hit Bayelsa State. Following the outbreak of the new disease in the state, over ten persons including a medical doctor are now down with the monkey pox and have been quarantined in an isolation centre created at …

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Be vigilant of drug addiction signs, Ambode tells parents, guardians …Commissions RCCG’s Drug Rehabilitation Centre in Epe

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday urged parents, guardians and caregivers to watch out for drug addiction signs in their children and wards, saying the negative impact of drug abuse is not only harmful to the victims but can threaten the peace of the society. Speaking in Araga-Epe …

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FG, Sokoto Govt’s collaboration as model in healthcare financing By Imam Imam

@imamdimam Few days ago, the Federal Government, through the federal ministry of health, announced a collaborative effort with Sokoto government that will see to the deployment of overstaffed workers of Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) to state-owned hospitals so as to expand access to quality healthcare delivery to generality …

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Lagos commissions first DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa …Crimes, paternity issues, others can now be resolved through technology- Ambode …Centre’ll enhance justice delivery, resolve high profile cases- U.S Consul General, Lagos CP

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday commissioned the first state owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa, saying that the move would go a long way in resolving all form of crimes, paternity issues and others through technology which is the modern trend across the world. Governor Ambode …

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High maternal – child mortality in Gombe; MNCH Coalition accuses influential persons of complicity

The Maternal-Newborn Child Health Coalition (MNCH) in Gombe state has attributed the increasing maternal-child mortality in the State to the over bearing negative influence of highly placed politicians, civil servants, traditional and religious leaders who manipulate postings of health workers from rural to urban areas. Recent finding have indicated that …

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Stakeholders decry rising maternal/child mortality in Gombe; ‘Free antenatal services stopped since 2015’ – Director, Nursing Services

The Director of Nursing Services in the Gombe state Ministry of Health, Saidu Adamu says the State Government stopped funding free antenatal services in all its health facilities in the state in 2015. This statement followed several speakers’ presentations which lamented the rising figures of antenatal and infant deaths in …

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Breast cancer not death sentence, Ambode tells women …Says early medical attention key to overcoming disease …As Akeredolu’s wife takes awareness campaign to Lagos

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday counseled victims of breast cancer not to see the disease as death sentence but rather embrace early medical solution to overcome it. Governor Ambode, who said this while receiving the wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu at Lagos House, …

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Betty Akeredolu takes fight against Cancer to Lagos, Woos eminent Nigerians to official launch on September 22

Lagos State will play host to the Convener of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), Her Excellency, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu. BRECAN is set to launch and raise funds for its Lagos chapter on September 22, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel Lagos by 4pm. The Convener, Mrs Betty Akeredolu, who is also the First Lady of Ondo …

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