Nigeria, seven others ‘yet to make progress on TB eradication’- Report
India, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and South Africa accounted for 66 per cent of the new TB cases.
National Health Dialogue: How states implement health insurance programmes
All the officials alluded to the need for a nationwide awareness especially in the informal sector.
‘Nigeria accounts for 23 per cent of deaths from maternal mortality globally’
The expert says the deaths are preventable if governments improve the quality of healthcare in the country.
How Nigeria can revive its health sector – Nigerian Sovereign Investment boss
Mr Orji said the Nigerian health sector is in a big problem and needs urgent attention
National Health Dialogue: How traditional institutions can help achieve universal health coverage – Emir
The emir said the involvement of traditional rulers would ensure healthcare meets specific quality and local needs requirements
National Health Dialogue: Contraceptives do not cause cancer — Expert
A participant has raised the question about the “myths of contraceptives as causal agents for cancer”.
National Health Dialogue: NPHCDA official seeks autonomy for healthcare facilities
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) official says granting health facilities autonomy would improve their services
National Health Dialogue: ‘Nine Reasons Nigeria May Not Achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030’
The official said Nigeria is “already off track” in its quest to attain UHC by 2030.
National Health Dialogue: Nigerians continue discussions on achieving Universal Health Coverage (Live Updates)
On Tuesday, various stakeholders including the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, discussed issues affecting the health sector and proffered solutions to them.
National Health Dialogue: Experts, survivors demand free cancer screening for Nigerians
A cancer survivor said the government should provide free services for the screening of three common cancers.
94 per cent Nigerians do not practice proper hand washing – UNICEF
The Fund says the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector in Nigeria is facing an interesting time with the recent declaration of state of emergency in the sector.
National Health Dialogue: How religious leaders can improve maternal health care – JAMB Registrar
Mr Oloyede said a way of assisting in maternal healthcare is to properly educate parents on their responsibilities to the child
National Health Dialogue: Nigerians discuss challenges, solutions of achieving universal coverage (LIVE UPDATES)
Participants will discuss the most pressing issues affecting the health sector and co-create home-grown solutions.
National Health Dialogue: Why Nigerians should demand accountability in health budget
“We should start probing what was done with the actual budgetary releases and this demand should be led by the citizens,” says a panelist.
World Thrombosis Day: Why air travellers face greater risk, especially with alcohol — Expert
Nearly 90 to 95 per cent of air travellers in economy class would have thrombosis at the knee because it is constricted.
National Health Dialogue: Six Things You Should Expect
The two-day dialogue session opens on Tuesday at the Nixon Luxury Hotel, Abuja.
Healthy diet can prevent 45% of under-5 mortality – Official
“Without good diet, the body is prone to diseases, infection, fatigue, poor performance and malnutrition.’
#HealthDialogue: Osinbajo, Gombe Emir, other stakeholders to address Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria
The event is themed “Universal Health Coverage – The role of State and Non-State Actors in Healthcare funding and support.”
Former patient describes Abalaka as “liar, murderer” over claim of HIV cure
Mohammed Farouk says Mr Abalaka used 30 Nigerian soldiers as guinea-pigs, allegedly killing 29 of them.
One-third of women abused during childbirth in Nigerian health facilities – Study
The WHO-led study was carried out in four countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Myanmar and Guinea.
2020 Budget: Experts advocate timely, full release of capital allocation for health
The Partnership for Advocacy on Child and Family Health (PACFaH@Scale) said the allocation to the sector is inadequate