Category: Health

Merck Foundation, Burundi Govt Launch Health Programme

Merck Foundation has launched its programs in partnership with Burundi’s First Lady together with Ministry of Health and Government of Burundi. Merck Foundation...

Measles Outbreak: 13 Children Die in Borno, Says UNICEF

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• It has been confirmed that measles outbreak, which broke out in some parts of Maiduguri, Borno State capital has claimed the lives...

GE Healthcare’s Versana Premier: Driving Access to Affordable Healthcare in S’Africa

GE Healthcare on Friday announced the launch of Versana Premier for the first time in South Africa. The launch took place in multiple customer sites in Johannesburg,...

Fight Against Cancer: GE Healthcare Collaborates with NSIA

GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply latest technology in computed tomography (CT), Discovery RT, to Lagos...

NCDC Reviews Lassa Fever Outbreak Response Amidst Reducing Number Of Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that there has been a decrease in the number of Lassa fever cases reported weekly in the country. This is...

Sanwo-Olu Treats Grassroots Electorate to Free Medicare

BY OBIOMA OGBONNAYA It was a quite sunny Tuesday morning, Traders, men, women and children sat patiently at different tents at the Sangotedo, Ibeju Lekki market, Lagos,...

Significant Progress Achieved against TB in High-Burden Asian Countries–Report

Preliminary results from a joint initiative to find and treat additional 1.5 million “missing” tuberculosis patients by the end of 2019 show solid progress, with...

Nigeria Ranks 3rd Highest Country Globally in Female Genital Mutilation:

Despite efforts by local and internal agencies like the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners to eradicate the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation...

Ekiti: Fayemi Flags off Free Health Programme

50,000 Ekiti residents to benefit in phase one of the outreach•Supreme Court judgment: Govt cautions people of Eda Oniyo• BY AYODELE ABERE and EMMANUEL ONWUSORO in...

NCDC Initiates Response to Rising Lassa Fever Cases in Nigeria

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said there has been increase in the number of Lassa fever cases reported from several states across the country since the...