Governor Abubakar Sani was among the few invited Governors by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Aliko Dangote for a round table discussion on provision of effective primary health care service delivery and other related issues. Continue reading Photos: Gov Abubakar Sani, Dangote, at roundtable discussion with Gates foundation on primary health care delivery at […]
Three health workers have been arrested by the Monitoring Team of the Sole Administrator of the Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Bro. Felix Obuah, over indiscriminate dumping of clinical wastes by the roadside at the Akpajo Roundabout off Oil Mill Junction in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
All the officials alluded to the need for a nationwide awareness especially in the informal sector. The post National Health Dialogue: How states implement health insurance programmes appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Dr Beatrice Gatuma, Universal Health Coverage (UHC), an official at the Amref Enterprise Ltd, Kenya, has advised Nigeria to drive UHC through improved community health. Gatuma made the call on Wednesday in Abuja, while speaking at the two-day National Health Dialogue, an annual event organised by Premium Times, an online paper. The dialogue has the […]
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) official says granting health facilities autonomy would improve their services The post National Health Dialogue: NPHCDA official seeks autonomy for healthcare facilities appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The two-day National Health Dialogue is expected to hold live debates on various challenges facing the country’s health sector. The post Osinbajo declares Premium Times National Health Dialogue open appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged governments to prioritise mental health and psycho-social support during violence and armed conflict. Continue reading World Mental Health Day: ICRC calls for prioritization of psycho-social support at Vanguard Nigeria.
Benue Executive Council has approved the suspension of Dr Stanley Ugah, the State Programme Manager, Saving One Milion Lives, over alleged embezzlement of N900 million of the scheme’s funds.
The Nigerian music industry in the last few years has witnessed the scourge of depression/suicide sweeping through it and dragging with it, some of the industry’s creatives. This epidemic, as serious and devasting as it is, has continued to blossom right before everyone’s eyes without much being done about it. Spectator Index, on the 28th […]
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has declared his unflinching support for the implementation of all health sector reforms towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the state. Ganduje, represented by Nasir Gawuna, the Deputy Governor of Kano State, made the pledge at a three-day workshop for all states’ social health insurance agencies on Monday […]
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Nigeria, through the Federal and state ministries of Health, has launched an innovative integrated health Social and Behavior Change (SBC) campaign. Continue reading New USAID-Supported Health Messaging Campaign Generates 88,000 Toll-free Calls at Vanguard News.
Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has said that that the government will not relent in improving the quality of health care and achieving universal health coverage in line with Governor Sanwo-Olu’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda. Continue reading Sanwo-Olu restates commitment to universal health coverage at Vanguard News.