FG must take full responsibility for funding HIV/AIDS programmes – SALAKO – Vanguard

FG must take full responsibility for funding HIV/AIDS programmes – SALAKO  Vanguard   By Sola Ogundipe The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Prof Babatunde Salako, has said that Nigeria would only sustain the gains it has achieved against HIV/AIDS if the Federal government takes full responsibility for funding HIV/AIDS programmes in […]

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week

“AntibioticResistance is one of the most urgent global health threats”                               –  CDC Antibiotic Awareness Week  5 Ways to Participate in U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, Nov. 12–Nov 18Today kicks off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018!Antibiotics are life-saving drugs and critical tools […]

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UNN Partners with Dr. Godwin Maduka’s Medical Research Institute

  Provost, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. Uchenna Nwagha, on Monday disclosed that the institution had concluded plans to partner with a Medical Research Institute in Umuchukwu, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra state.   The provost disclosed this while conducting newsmen round the medical facilities at the institute and other projects built […]

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Cancer to kill 10 million in 2018 despite better prevention

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention 12 Sep 2018       The global burden of cancer continues to grow in spite of scientific advances Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease’s global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. […]

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At NCDC, US Ambassador connects health security and economic stability

NCDC urges stronger investments in research to address public health issues By Olanrewaju Akojede Lagos – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called for stronger partnerships and investments in scientific research to address public health issues in the country.The Head of Communications NCDC, Jeremiah Agenyi, said on Monday in Lagos that the call […]

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Improved Access Not as Important as High-Quality Care in Preventing Deaths Globally

Improved Access Not as Important as High-Quality Care in Preventing Deaths Globally By Laura Joszt In Focus Blog – Published on: September 07, 2018 Access to care is not enough to improve care and prevent deaths; expansion of health coverage has to be paired with investments to create high-quality health systems, according to a study […]

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Cholera outbreak declared in Borno State

  Borno, humanitarian actors take steps against cholera outbreak Posted By: Duku JOEL, Maiduguri On: September 6, 2018 In: News Update Borno State Ministry of Health in conjunction with UN humanitarian actors and other stakeholders have taken steps to mitigate the outbreak of Cholrea in the state. The National Public Information Officer I UN Office […]

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ABUTH plans to conduct its first open heart surgery

The Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) plans to conduct its first open heart surgery. The hospital’s Chief Medical Director (CMD) , Prof Lawal Khalid, has disclosed that the first-ever open heart surgery is scheduled to take place by the end of this month. This is made possible by collaboration with the University of Nigeria […]

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Nigeria: Fresh Concerns Over Rising TB Cases, Deaths

  Nigeria: Fresh Concerns Over Rising TB Cases, Deaths By Adaku Onyenucheya There are fresh concerns that every individual living in Nigeria will likely be infected with tuberculosis if swift and adequate responses are not taken. Nigeria is currently ranked seventh among the 30 high-burdened TB countries globally and second in Africa, according to the […]

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Fresh polio outbreak hits Jigawa, Katsina, Yobe

Ted Odogwu, Kano Following the confirmation of a fresh polio outbreak in Jigawa, Katsina and Yobe States, the Kano State Government, on Monday, flagged off fresh rounds of polio immunization exercise in nine local government areas that share borders with the affected states. In the affected local government areas, immunization exercise is being conducted between […]

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‘Lack of Viable Drug Revolving Fund Threatens National Security’

            Martins Ifijeh The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN), has expressed concern over the lack of viable Drug Revolving Fund (DRF) in hospitals across the country, adding that this is capable of compromising national security. Stating this in a communiqué at the 20th Annual National Scientific […]

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The South-East Governors’ Forum inaugurates Consultative Committee on Health

The South-East Governors’ Forum on Thursday in Enugu inaugurated its Consultative Committee on Health as one of the thematic areas of priority for the development of the zone. The South-East Governors’ Forum Inaugurating the 12-member committee, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State said that the body would harmonise health-related issues and activities in the zone. […]

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Integrated Diagnostics Holdings acquire Nigerian medical diagnostics business, Echo-Scan

  London-listed IDH and Mansour family’s Man Capital join to scoop up Nigerian healthcare firm. “With thousands of small clinics, hospitals, and diagnostic centres spread across 36 states, Nigeria’s healthcare market is extremely fragmented and poorly provided for.”   London-listed Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH) has created a joint venture with Man Capital, the investment arm […]

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I would love to be the go-to aesthetic centre for clients visiting Nigeria– Uju

  Source: Nigeria Health Care News Biography Uju Rapu is a medical doctor. Her speciality is in the area of Aesthetic Medicine. She pursued clinical medicine for a period but with an evident passion for Aesthetics, went on and trained with some of London’s Harley Street Aesthetic Specialists and later on worked with Dr Akhere […]

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Foundation holds seminar on sickle cell disorder

Foundation holds seminar on sickle cell disorder  Vanguard   The Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria, SCFN, will next week organize a seminar for doctors and nurses from all the geo-political zones of Nigeria in Lagos. The seminar billed to hold 20 through 22 March, 2018 at the National Sickle Cell Centre, opposite the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, […]

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Nigeria: How Remote Villages in Nigeria Can Beat Malaria Through Community Health

Nigeria: How Remote Villages in Nigeria Can Beat Malaria Through Community Health  AllAfrica.com   Source: Nigeria Health Care News     Njediko — Nigeria has more cases and deaths from Malaria than any other country in the world. It’s entire 177 million population is at risk from the disease. But in remote villages, training members of […]

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US-based Nigerians Plan to come home to invest

US-based Nigerians Plan to  come home to invest   Nigerians in U.S. ON FEBRUARY 5, 201810:08 AMIN NEWSCOMMENTS New York – A group of accomplished Nigerian professionals in the U.S. have expressed their eagerness to come home and invest in the Nigerian economy to fast–track the development of the country. Some members of the Infrastructure […]

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Tech company nurtures healthtech startup to tackle blood delivery challenge

Source: Nigeria Health Care News Tech company nurtures healthtech startup to tackle blood delivery challenge The startup has been able to develop a smarter way to deliver blood to Lagos hospitals is getting new funding to expand its service. Nigeria’s leading tech hub, Co-Creation Hub, has nurtured a fast rising startup, Lifebank, to tackle blood […]

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Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries

Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries  MilTech   Source: Nigeria Health Care News Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries 19 February 2018 – by Marcin Kapuściński The Healthcare Providers in Nigeria Report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Healthcare, Healthcare Services Markets. Healthcare […]

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Africa News Roundup: China spying on Africa

Source: Nigeria Health Care News     A Chinese-Trojan horse?: In 2012, the African Union inaugurated its new headquarters in Addis Ababa. Worth over $200m, the project was fully funded by China, which also built and paid for the building’s computer network. Teodoro Obiang Nguema, president of Equatorial Guinea and then AU chairperson, reportedly proclaimed […]

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Teaching hospitals to get N300m, FMCs & others N120m to improve healthcare delivery

Teaching hospitals to get N300m, FMCs & others N120m to improve healthcare delivery  Vanguard   Source: Nigeria Health Care News   Adewole said each teaching hospital would get N300 million, Federal Medical Centres N120 million each, while each Fistula Centre and Specialist Hospital would receive N120 million to improve healthcare delivery. He said beyond the intervention […]

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Abia Government Collaborates With FG To Improve Health Services

  Source: Nigeria Health Care News Governor Ikpeazu in Umuahia received the minister of Health, Isaac Adewole who paid him a courtesy visit. Ikpeazu who observed that no state can do it alone except it keys into what the federal government is doing, commended the minister for the intervention in the nation’s healthcare system. The […]

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Academic Clinic is established in collaboration with Academic Teaching and Specialist Hospitals

Academic Clinic is established in collaboration with Academic Teaching and Specialist Hospitals, to showcase the global health initiative and platform, aim at reducing global health disparity. We plan on your continuous support to reach out to the healthcare needs in Nigeria and offer a systematic and integrated program, with real-time Telehealth engagement, feedback survey and  […]

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Nigeria Healthcare Providers Call For More Government Intervention

Nigeria Healthcare Providers Call For More Government Intervention  Africa Independent Television   Source: Nigeria Health Care News   The call was made by members of the Pediatric Association Of Nigeria (PAN) and union of national African pediatric societies (UNAPSA) at conference in Abuja. They also emphasised the need for a sustainable immunization exercise and a fight […]

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Medical Emergency (Non) Response In Nigeria – By Abiodun Ladepo

Medical Emergency (Non)Response In Nigeria By Abiodun Ladepo  SaharaReporters.com   Source: Nigeria Health Care News Medical Emergency (Non)Response In Nigeria By Abiodun Ladepo You get accidentally knocked down by a car in the middle of Ibadan…knocked down hard into unconsciousness…what do you think bystanders would do (or can do) to help save your life? It’s an […]

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Nigeria’s healthcare status characterised by infant, material mortality —Grange

Nigeria’s healthcare status characterised by infant, material mortality —Grange  Vanguard   Source: Nigeria Health Care News   CALABAR —PROFESSOR Adenike Grange, former Minister of Health, has said short life expectancy caused by high infant and maternal mortality rate was one of the major challenges facing the country’s healthcare delivery system. Grange, who stated this at Calabar, […]

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A brief introduction to academicclinic.org

A brief introduction to the concept of academicclinic.org website and its goal. First, it is a website that will seek institutional affiliations, forums and content contributions and connected health concept, from academic and non-academic staff of all healthcare institutions in Nigeria, both public and private. Its main focus will be to assess and critically evaluate […]

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Nigeria’s Scary Maternal Mortality Rate

  Nigeria’s Scary Maternal Mortality Rate  Africa Independent Television   Source: Nigeria Health Care News   Nigeria is said to be the country with the highest percentage of annual maternal mortality in Africa, according to the World Health Organisation, WHO. Medical experts however believe that the scary data can change for the better if more pregnant […]

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The Academic Clinic: A collaboration with Health Care Institutions in Nigeria.

Academic Clinic is a global health care outreach, established with the aim of collaborating and bringing global health resources to health care institutions in Nigeria, including Academic Teaching Hospitals and Specialist Hospitals, as well as private health care institutions, individuals and stakeholders. The mission is to drive home various global health care initiatives, with the […]

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PharmAccess, PAU begin 5-month health management programme

PharmAccess, PAU begin 5-month health management programme  Vanguard   Source: Nigeria Health Care News PharmAccess, PAU begin 5-month health management programme ON JANUARY 11, 201812:27 By Chioma Obinna PharmAccess Foundation, in collaboration with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University, has commenced a 5-month certificate course to build capacity of healthcare service providers […]

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Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola

Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola  Vanguard   Source: Nigeria Health Care News           Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola   By Gabriel Olawale PROFESSOR Oluwarotimi Ireti Akinola, is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and current National […]

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Federal Government targets affordable healthcare for 8m Nigerians under new policy – Minister

                        Source: Nigeria Health Care News By Luminous Jannamike THE Federal Government is targeting to offer affordable healthcare to about eight million low and middle-income Nigerians In the first quarter of 2018, under a new health policy to be known as ‘Buharicare’. President Buhari […]

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