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We’ll need stakeholders cooperation to sustain PF in Lagos – NURHI

The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), says it will rely on  the cooperation of Lagos State policy makers, technocrats, religious and traditional leaders in the ongoing efforts to  increase

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CRS endorses NAFDAC labs for Global Fund-sponsored programme implementation  

  Abuja – The recently accredited laboratories of National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, (N AFDAC)  have been endorsed by a principal recipient of Global Fund, Catholic

Ooni, UNFPA, others harp on more investments in family planning

Senator slams FG for non release release of health budget ABUJA – The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Adeyeye Eniitan Ogunwusi, on Monday joined the Senate, opinion leaders and major

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Nigeria launches new FP communication plan, logo

ABUJA  – New multi-media communication plan and logo expected to help  increase the  use of modern contraceptives in Nigeria will be launched this Monday. At a briefing by the Federal

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Doctors’ strike continues

NARD fails to hold anticipated meeting Abuja –  Hope that the week-long strike embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, NARD, would end on Saturday has

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FUNAAB releases cut-off marks for 2017/2018 admission exercise

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, has released the  cut-off marks for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for candidates, who made FUNAAB their first choice institution,

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1.4m IDPs at risk of cholera outbreak in northeast, UNICEF warns

Laments underfunding of WASH ABUJA – As rains pound communities across Nigeria, 1.4 million displaced persons in the country’s northeast are at risk of cholera, the United Nations Children Fund,

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Winners of Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition rewarded in Lagos

Miss Alexandra Nwigwe of Vivian Fowler Memorial College Lagos who emerged overall winner of the Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School students for the year 2017 and eight

Doctors in marathon meeting to end strike

ABUJA – The Executive Council of the  National Association of Resident Doctors in Nigeria, NARD, is currently holding a marathon meeting in Abuja to decide whether or not to end

Lagos restates resolve to increase access to healthcare through health insurance

The Lagos State Government has restated its resolve to increase access to quality and affordable health care service through the implementation of its much awaited Health Insurance Scheme (LSHS). The

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Strike: FG directs hospitals to engage ‘temporary’ doctors

ABUJA – The Federal Government has directed all tertiary hospitals in the country to engage ‘locum’ (temporary) doctors pending when it would have fruitful dialogue with striking resident doctors. The doctors, under

African Health Ministers adopt measures to attain universal health coverage commit

African health ministers meeting in Zimbabwe for the 67th Session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee, which kicked off today, have adopted a range of actions intended to

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Family Planning: NURHI intervention in Lagos paying off

Facilities record more clients The 72-hour renovation and equipping of family planning clinics in 50 selected public health facilities in Lagos State by the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) since

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