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NMA Promises to Ensure Corrupt-free Health Workforce

NMA Promises to Ensure Corrupt-free Health Workforce The Nigerian Medical Association has promised to ensure that corruption becomes non-existent among healthcare workers. The National President of NMA, Professor Bala Audu, gave the assurance on Wednesday in Abuja, dur
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19 Jul 2024

NSSF Trains One Million Youths as Healthcare Advocates

NSSF Trains One Million Youths as Healthcare Advocates The Nigerian Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) has trained one million youths on healthcare advocacy through its initiative, 'Ignite Campaign', aimed at mobilising young Nigerians as health advocates. This was disclos
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19 Jul 2024

EU Court Rules Commission's COVID-19 Vaccine Purchases Lacked Transparency

EU Court Rules Commissions COVID-19 Vaccine Purchases Lacked Transparency The European Unions General Court has ruled that the European Commission failed to provide sufficient transparency in its COVID-19 vaccine purchase agreements. Despite requests from EU lawmakers and citiz
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18 Jul 2024

Somalia Battles Cholera Outbreak with Over 16,000 New Cases and 134 Deaths in 2024

Somalia Battles Cholera Outbreak with Over 16,000 New Cases and 134 Deaths in 2024 Somalia is grappling with a severe cholera outbreak, reporting 16,231 new cases and 134 deaths since January 2024. The ministry of health and human services attributes the surge to prolonged rain
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18 Jul 2024

Surgery no Longer Necessary in Clubfoot Treatment - Orthopaedic Professor By Angela Onwuzoo

Surgery no Longer Necessary in Clubfoot Treatment - Orthopaedic Professor By Angela Onwuzoo A Professor of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Mike Ogirima, has said congenital clubfoot (present at birth) also known as idiopathic clubfoot can be successfully treat
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18 Jul 2024

Sanwo-Olu launches health insurance plan, virtual health booths in markets By Janet Ogundepo

Sanwo-Olu launches health insurance plan, virtual health booths in markets By Janet Ogundepo The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, officially launched the Ilera Eko Standard Jaara Health Insurance Plan on Tuesday and also commissioned five virtual health booths
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18 Jul 2024

Lagos pensioners to enjoy one-year free healthcare services - Sanwo-Olu By Janet Ogundepo

Lagos pensioners to enjoy one-year free healthcare services - Sanwo-Olu By Janet Ogundepo The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed that pensioners in the state under the Ilera Eko plan will receive one year of free health coverage starting
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18 Jul 2024

UNICEF Advocates for Digital Birth Registration to Ensure Children's Legal Identity in Nigeria

UNICEF Advocates for Digital Birth Registration to Ensure Childrens Legal Identity in Nigeria The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) is urging the Nigerian government to implement electronic birth registration to provide every child with a legal identity. This move aims to
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18 Jul 2024

Nigerian Medical Association Laments Deteriorating Doctor-Patient Ratio

Nigerian Medical Association Laments Deteriorating Doctor-Patient Ratio The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has expressed concern over the worsening doctor-patient ratio in the country, which currently stands at 1,000 per cent less than the World Health Organizations recomme
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