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Poisonous ‘Ponmo’: Lagos arrest 3

Warns  against purchase of foods from doubtful sources  Lagos State government said it has arrested three persons connected with the sale of toxic cow-skin popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ in Ojo

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NAIP urges FG to build pharmaceutical production plants  

Commences Annual Conference tomorrow Towards its effort to ensure a strategic re-positioning of the Nigerian Pharmaceutical Industry to attract more innovations and churns out competitive products for the international market

World Malaria Day: World leaders renew commitments

As the World Malaria Day is marked globally today, world leaders from across the globe meeting in Paris have renewed commitments and announce new initiatives to accelerate the global movement

Buhari Unveils Refurbished 170-bed ‘Ayinke House’

President, Muhammadu Buhari today unveiled the rehabilitated and upgraded Institute of Maternal and Child Health popularly known as ‘Ayinke House’ at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) towards reduction

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NAFDAC raises alert over fake anti-hypertension drug

ABUJA –  The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control has alerted the public on the circulation of a fake anti-hypertensive drug. NAFDAC’s Director General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, in a

Malawi  launches  world’s first malaria vaccine

The World Health organisation has commended Malawi for launching the world’s first  vaccination against malaria yesterday, April 23, in a landmark pilot programme. The country is the first of three

Europe, Africa partner to develop next-generation antimalarial  drug\

Trials to be conducted in Burkina Faso, Gabon, Mali and Niger BAMAKO, Mali  – The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has granted new funding of €10m over

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Measles  cases  up 300 percent in 2019, WHO says

UNICEF expresses concern More than 112,000 cases of measles  already reporter this year  ‘Many countries are in the midst of sizeable measles outbreaks,’ WHO says Measles cases have continued to

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Asset declaration: NAICOM chief adamant, as two others appear before CCB

Two chief executive officers of National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Tuesday appeared before the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to respond to petitions against them on alleged failure to declare

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Nigeria gears up for VivaTech 2019

Sanofi connects African startups with new digital solutions to  healthcare Nigerian emerges as finalist   No fewer than 50 African startups will pitch their digital solutions for effective health care

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Non-declaration of assets: NAICOM chiefs shun CCB invitation

Three chief executives of National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) were on Thursday April 11 invited by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to response to petitions against them on alleged failure

Lagos restates resolve to partner private sector for improved health care delivery

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode The Lagos State government has restated its resolve to work together with interested members of the organized private sector as well as professional bodies in delivering affordable

Chevron companies, others, donate education, health facilities to schools and hospital

Two Chevron companies, Texaco Nigeria Outer shelf Limited (TNOS) and Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited and their partner and parties in the OML 132 and Agbami field respectively, have donated a

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Nigeria declares State of Emergency on maternal, child death

To probe causes of all maternal deaths   ABUJA – The Nigerian government on Monday April 8 declared a State of Emergency on maternal and child mortality in the country.

HCPAN tasks government to resolve NHIS crisis to achieve UHC

calls for mandatory health insurance to all Nigerians                                             

Lagos plans for World Health Day

• To hold sensitization walk, health summit, medical screening and community clean up exercise Dr. Idris The Lagos State Ministry of Health in partnership with Multipro Enterprise Limited, MPEL, makers

State House Medical Centre only for President, Vice, Villa officials – Presidency

The Permanent Secretary, State House, Jalal Arabi, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari had directed that the State House Medical Centre revert to a clinic status, and henceforth be used