February 15, 2017

Nigerian doctors are highly rated around the world- Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Monday, canvassed patronage for Nigerian doctors, declaring their services better than their counterparts abroad.
December 7, 2016

Hypertension risk is high because of Nigerians’ salt intake

The Minister of health, Prof Isaac Adewole has said that local delicacies like Suya, Isi- ewu, Kilisi and others are contributing to the cause of premature deaths in the country. He disclosed this while delivering a keynote address at the First Annual Black Tie Gala event organised by the Tristate […]
December 7, 2016

Nigerian Medical Law Summit set to hold in Abuja

  The first edition of the Nigerian Medical Law Summit is a one-day retreat organised for Chief Medical Directors of public and private hospitals, heads of professional health associations, other leaders in the Nigerian health system and health care professionals.
December 7, 2016

New book on cancer statistics launched in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, recently launched a book that provides information on the incidence and prevalence of cancer in Nigeria.
October 8, 2016

Nigeria interested in a research agency for cancer control

The Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that Federal Government is exploring the possibility of setting up the National Agency for Cancer Control (NACC)  in Nigeria. The Minister made this known while meeting with Director, Head of Eastern Europe, Middle East, African (EEMEA ) region, F. Hoffmann-La Roche […]
October 3, 2016

Nigeria launches eHealth to address healthcare problems

In a bid to tackle the tough challenges that the Nigeria’s health sector faces, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has inaugurated the eHealth Steering Committee in Abuja. This great initiative is to address some of the challenges ranging from data collection and management, human resource and issue of […]
September 2, 2016

Health Minister urges Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital to make efficient use of human resources

The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has called on the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) to make efficient use of the available human resources in the hospital.  The Minister made the call while on familiarization tour of the hospital.  Osagie said that shortage of staff is not […]
August 27, 2016

Nigeria receives commendation on handling of Polio outbreak

The Regional Director, WHO/AFRO, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti has commended the government of Nigeria for the initial and prompt respond to the discovery of 2 new cases of polio in Borno State. Dr Moeti , who made the commendation at the 66th Session of the African Regional Committee Meeting, Addis Ababa, […]