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  1. RemmyAlex

    Metro FG Lists 9 Places Where Smoking is Prohibited

    The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Health, has launched a campaign to ban smoking in 9 public places across the country. In a communiqué, the ministry said according to Section 9 of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act 2015, once convicted, offenders are liable to a fine of at least...
  2. Jules

    Politics Health Minister - Why Buhari Had To Go Abroad For Treatment

    Nigeria's Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari could not be treated in Nigeria. “One thing we must realise is that health is a complex issue. There’s what we call patient-doctor relationship; there is also a bond between the patient and the...
  3. RemmyAlex

    Politics FG Introduces New Yellow Card For Travelers [PHOTO]

    The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the introduction of new International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis otherwise called yellow card for the country. Yellow card is a proof of vaccination required for going to or from countries that are at a risk of yellow fever...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Politics Buhari Declares War Against Tuberculosis

    President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government on Friday said it declared total war against the scourge of tuberculosis (TB) in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known at the launch of a laboratory for tuberculosis diagnosis at Kuchigoro Primary Health...
  5. Lequte

    Metro FG Introduces New Health Policy for Nigerians

    The federal government has introduced a new health policy for Nigerians. Health Minister Isaac Adewole made the announcement after a Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. According to him, "the title of the policy is promoting the health of Nigerians to accelerate socio-economic...
  6. Lequte

    Metro Nigeria: FG Reacts to Death of Man Due to Alleged Negligence of LUTH Staff

    Nigeria's Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has reacted to reports that a 55-year old man died due to negligence at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH. According to reports, the man died due to asphyxiation as the key to the oxygen room couldn't be found. This has generated a lot of...
  7. Lequte

    Metro How Buhari Made Nigeria a Laughing Stock Globally- Health Minister Adewole

    The Muhammadu Buhari government made a laughing stock in front of the international community for slashing its 2016 health budget by 33 percent, Health Minister, Isaac Adewole has stated. He said this at a public hearing organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics FG to Share $1.5m Among FCT, 36 States For Primary Health Care

    The Federal Government says it has concluded plans to disburse $1.5 million each to the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory for the financing of primary healthcare system. The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, made the declaration on Monday at the...
  9. Lequte

    Metro Health Minister Reverses Sack of Resident Doctors Nationwide

    The Nigerian Ministry of Health has reversed the sack of striking resident doctors nationwide, ThisDay reports. This is part of the resolutions reached at the mediatory meeting initiated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, between the federal government’s...
  10. Lequte

    Metro Nigeria: Health Minister Sacks Striking Resident Doctors

    Nigeria's Health Minister, Mr. Isaac Adewole, has ordered that all striking resident doctors in government teaching hospitals be replaced by the hospital authorities. Related: Resident Doctors Commence Nationwide Indefinite Strike In a circular issued to heads of federal tertriary health...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro FG Unveils Free Health Services to Nigerians

    The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has stated that the Federal Government has plans to offer free health care to 100 million Nigerians in 2 years. The minister disclosed this while speaking on Thursday at a weekly broadcast on the African Independent Television. The minister said for the...
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