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    JOHESU Strike: Minister talks tough, orders resumption, vows no pay for striking - Premium Tiimes

    The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has directed the governing boards of federal tertiary health institutions to convene emergency meetings of boards and order back to work striking health workers. According to a press statement issued by the ministry on Monday, the minister also had …...
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    Ebola: Nigeria begins screening of travelers from high-risk countries – NewsDay Zimbabwe –...

    Nigeria’s airports, seaports and land borders have been placed on high alert after the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola this week. CNN Africa’s most populous country is taking no chances and Health Minister Isaac Adewole told CNN that people traveling from the...
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    Politics Buhari ignores health minister, reinstates suspended NHIS chief – Premium Times...

    President Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf. Mr. Yusuf was suspended by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in June 2017, following allegations of gross misconduct. A panel commissioned by the minister after...
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    Metro Cancer: 10,000 Nigerians Die Annually Due To Poor Equipment - Health Minister

    Punch reports that the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said on Friday that 10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually due to the lack of necessary equipment and resources to attend to the patients. Speaking in Abuja at the inauguration of the National Hospital’s Radiotherapy Centre with...
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    Politics Buhari Directs Health Minister To Investigate Reports of 'Unknown Disease in Jigawa

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Heath, Prof. Isaac Adewole to investigate reports of an ‘unknown disease’ that has led to the death of several children in Jigawa State. The President also directed the Minister to deploy all the necessary machinery to combat the outbreak...
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    Metro Health Minister Speaks On Aisha Buhari's Condemnation Of Aso Rock Clinic

    Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has spoken on the condemnation of Aso Rock clinic by wife of the president, Aisha Buhari. Aisha had on Monday said the facility was redundant despite a budget of N3bn. She further lamented that the clinic had no syringes, drugs and a functional X-ray...
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    Metro Nigerian Minister, Doctors In Meeting Over Ongoing Strike

    The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, and the leadership of the National Association of Resident Doctors are meeting at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja over the ongoing strike...
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    Metro Replace Striking Doctors With NYSC Members – Health Minister Tells Govt. Hospitals

    Minister of health, Isaac Adewole, has directed heads of federal government hospitals to employ the services of doctors, who are currently undergoing the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme, to ensure that there is no break in medical delivery. Boade Akinola, spokesperson of...
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    Metro Health Minister Suspends 8 More Top NHIS Officials

    The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has suspended more top officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme. Recall that the Minister had earlier suspended the Executive Secretary of the agency, Prof. Usman Yusuf. Those affected include; Olufemi Akingbade, the General Manger...
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    Business What We Know About Imported ‘India Garri’ - Health Minister, Adewole

    The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has responded to the viral photo of one “TRS Gari” being sold at a Supermarket in Ikoyi. In a post on the ministry’s Medium page, Adewole said that the Ministry got to work upon discovery of the photo. Our actions and findings are outlined...
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    Metro Health Minister, Adewole Directs Hospitals to Treat Gunshot Victims without Police Clearance

    The Federal Government on Tuesday directed medical doctors to treat emergencies including gun-shot victims without requesting police clearance or other restraints. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, gave the directive at the swearing-in of 342 foreign trained medical doctors and six...
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    Metro Health Minister Orders MLSCN Boss To Vacate Office

    The Federal Government has ordered the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN), Prof Anthony Emeribe to vacate office “with immediate effect’’. The directive was contained in a letter to Emeribe by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac...
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    Metro Zika Virus: Federal Government Warns Pregnant Women Against Travelling

    The federal ministry of health has warned pregnant Nigerian women against travelling to countries in Latin America owing to the outbreak of Zika virus, a disease which causes babies to have abnormally small heads and growth difficulties, TheCable reports. According Boade Akinola, spokesperson...
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