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Lassa fever: Edo restates commitment to stop upsurge

As NCDC Response team visits state Edo State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Obehi Akoria has reiterated government’s commitment to halt the current upsurge of Lassa fever in the state saying

USAID commends Edo’s response to lassa fever upsurge

Pledges more support As more partner agencies respond to the current upsurge of Lassa Fever in Edo State, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has commended the state health ministry

Lassa fever: Edo confirms one death, 12 new cases

Edo State, at the weekend, confirmed one death from Lassa fever and 12 new cases as the government steps up measures to contain the spread of the disease across all

Upgrade of Stella Obasanjo Hospital: Edo Govt. signs contract agreement to procure non-medical equipment

In continuation of the ongoing expansion of the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin City, the Edo State Government has signed a contract agreement with three companies for the purchase, supply and

Lassa fever: Edo health officials, WHO, partner agencies, storm affected communities to sensitize members

Edo State Health Commissioner, Prof. Obehi Akoria yesterday, led senior officials of the health ministry, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partner agencies to some local governments most hit

Edo begins free medical outreach to local governments

as health Commissioner leads volunteers to provide services at Esan West LGA No fewer than 800 residents from various communities in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo state received

Edo State to roll out new standard of practice for health sector

Validates new policy  In continuation of its health sector reform, Edo State government has concluded the validation of fresh health care delivery policies that will define the standard  of practice

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‘We have successfully remodeled Edo State’s health care system’

Exactly one year ago, the governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki appointed Prof. Obehi Akoria, a consultant physician and head of the Geriatric team of the University of Benin

EDSG Inaugurates Health Research Ethics Committee

Commences domestication and implementation of National Health Act 2014 Edo State government formally kicked off the domestication and implementation of the National Health Act 2014 recently as the State Commissioner

Edo Healthcare back on course – Commissioner

Edo State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Obehi Akoria has expressed satisfaction with the progress made in the state’s health sector so far, saying the milestones established and set by Governor

Don’t give babies, toddlers cough or cold syrup, Edo Health Ministry advises public

As NAFDAC confirms y of four medicines linked with death of 66 children Following a global alert over four cough syrups reportedly linked with the death of 66 children in

Edo moves to domesticate National Health Act

In line with Governor Godwin Obaseki’s pledge to domesticate the National Health Act (NHAct) in his efforts to improve health care delivery in Edo State, the State Ministry of Health,

Edo partners JHPIEGO, USAID to train frontline health workers  

                                                           

Lassa fever: NCDC monitoring team visits Edo

Commissioner pledges cooperation towards elimination Edo State Commissioner for Health Prof. Obehi Akoria has assured the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of the state’s resolve to strengthen its collaboration

Edo intensifies response to contain monkeypox

Patients recount experience After four days of complaining of fever, headache, fatigue and cough, 40 year-old Mr V Ehosa (not real name), a land seller residing in Benin, Edo State,

Edo indigenes laud telemedicine initiative

Indigenes of Edo state have expressed gratitude to the state government for the introduction of telemedicine in health institutions across the state.  The initiative was launched by the government recently

UBTH fetes Edo Health Commissioner, World Medical Association President-elect

  The management of University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Benin city weekend honoured two of its staff who have distinguished themselves in local and international health care. Prof. Obehi