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President Ramaphosa To Address Health Summit In Gauteng

President Ramaphosa To Address Health Summit In Gauteng

  President Cyril Ramaphosa will at the weekend lead a government delegation to the two-day Presidential Health Summit to deliberate and propose solutions to address the challenges facing the country’s health system. The summit will be held from Friday to Saturday at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, in Gauteng. The Presidential Health Summit follows a […]

President Ramaphosa Postpones Travel To DRC On Medical Grounds

  President Cyril Ramaphosa has postponed his trip to the DRC on doctors’ advice to first recover from an upper respiratory tract infection before undertaking prolonged travel. The high office on Tuesday said the President is receiving medical attention and making a good recovery. President Ramaphosa was due to travel to Kinshasa on Monday, 15 […]

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Sudanese President Promises To Achieve Nationwide Health Coverage

  Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday reiterated the country’s commitment to nationwide health coverage as part of its sustainable development goals. Al-Bashir made the remarks on the first day of the 65th Session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean held in the capital Khartoum. “We reiterate the Sudanese […]

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Global Hand Washing Day: NGO Mobilises Medical Personnel To Sensitise Vulnerable Children

  A Non-Governmental organisation which focuses on children and women health, Women 4 Women, has mobilised medical personnel to sensitise Almajiris, destitute and other children hawking along the streets and Kaduna Central Market, North west of the country, on the importance of hand washing. The Sensitisation which brought together doctors, nurses and health volunteers is aimed at reducing […]

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Nigeria To Invest More On Health, Education In 2019—Minister

  The Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would invest more on health and education in 2019. The Minister gave the assurance in a statement issued by Director Media and Public Relations of the Ministry, Boade Akinola, on Sunday in Abuja. According to Mrs. Akinola, the Minister […]

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60,000 Children Below 5 Years Die Of Diarrhoea Annually In Nigeria – WaterAid

    WaterAid-Nigeria says about 60,000 children below the age of five years still die every year in Nigeria, owing to diarrhoea infections. Miss Oluseyi Abdulmalik, Communications and Media Manager of WaterAid Nigeria, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Bauchi, to mark the Global Hand washing Day, celebrated annually on Oct. 15. “We […]

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ICRC Calls For Urgent Release Of Medical Workers Abducted By Boko Haram

  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has expressed concern over the 24 hours deadline given by Boko Haram to eliminate another female staff held captive by the insurgents. Head of ICRC’s Operations in the Lake Chad Basin, Mamadou Sow, in a statement on Sunday appealed to Nigerian Government, communities and individuals to […]

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Jasmine: Nigerian Lady Who Continues Living With Alopecia Disease

  By Ibrahima Yakubu Jasmine Tolulope is a young Nigerian who chose to show courage in the face of stigmatization which thousands of Nigerians face due to alopecia. Alopecia is an auto-immune condition which results in unpredictable loss of hair in its victims. It means that Alopecia is a condition which leads to partial or […]

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