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Nigerian Charity Organisation, Pink Oak Undertakes Treatment Of 25 Cancer Patients

Nigerian Charity Organisation, Pink Oak Undertakes Treatment Of 25 Cancer Patients

  By Joseph Edegbo   A Nigerian Charity Foundation, Pink Oak, says it is currently working with its partners to raise N100 million and sponsor the treatment of 25 or more cancer patients before December 2018.   To this end, the Governing Board under the leadership of Mr. Fola Adeola has given an approval for […]

Nigeria: NGO Launches Campaigns On Health Fund Release In Gombe

  By Ahmad Umar An NGO, MamaYe Evidence for Action in collaboration with Gombe State Accountability Mechanisms has launched a campaign called Fund Naija Health in Gombe to Champion timely release of resources towards achieving  universal health coverage in the State. The event which was launched on behalf of the three subcommittees by the Chairperson […]

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Rotary Announces About US$100 Million To End Polio

By Joseph Edegbo As Nigeria marks two years without any reported case of wild polio virus, Rotary today announced US$ 96.5million in grants to support the global effort to end polio. This is a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. The announcement comes as Nigeria marks two years without any reported case  […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Lawmakers Honoured For Commitment To Budget On Child Spacing

  In recognition of their unequalled Collaboration with CSOs and NGOs on Child birth spacing budget, three members of the Kaduna state House of Assembly were honoured by a leading health advocacy group, Family Health Advocates in Nigeria Initiative (FHANI) – with support from Pathfinder International. The lawmakers were Chairman House committee on Appropriation, Ahmed […]

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Nigeria: Pharmacists Council of Nigeria Clamp Down On Medicine Shops in Gombe

  By Ahmad Umar   Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has sealed 596 patent medicine shops and pharmacies in Gombe state to enforce standards for optimum pharmaceutical services.   Director Inspection and Monitoring of the Council, Mrs Anthonia Aruya disclosed this at a press conference in Gombe, North East of the country on Friday.   She said that […]

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Alarm: Fake Anti-Snake Venom In Circulation In North East Nigeria — Medical Expert

  The officer in charge at the Snakebite Treatment and Research Centre, Kaltungo, in Gombe state, northeast Nigeria, Dr Abubakar Ballah, has raised alarm over the circulation of fake anti-snake venom known as ASNA polyvalent. Ballah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaltungo on Friday that the drugs are in circulation in Bauchi, […]

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Nigeria Inaugurates 124 MDG Health Centres In Kaduna, Gulping N1.2 bn

  Nigeria on Thursday inaugurated 124 Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Kaduna State, northern Nigeria for continued use by the public – some of them newly constructed, while some upgraded, a number of the clinics were provided perimeter fencing, toilets facilities, staff quarters, solar powered boreholes, hospital equipment. The projects which according to government gulped N1.2 […]

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Nigeria Determined To Achieve 100% Exclusive Breastfeeding By 2025 – Official

  The Federal Ministry of Health on Thursday reiterated its commitment toward achieving 100 per cent exclusive breastfeeding by 2025 in line with global target on Food and Nutrition Policy. Mrs Chimay Thompson, Assistant Director, Nutrition Division, Family Health Department in the ministry, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

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