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Emir Sanusi worries over low immunization completion in Kano

The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has described the recent report that shows that only 16% of Kano state children completed a successful...

Anxiety as Buhari fails to reconstitute board of medical council

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says it “may not be able to guarantee calm” in the health sector after the Buhari Administration failed to reconstitute...

Tackling health more than treating sick people – Kabir Sheikh

Dr. Kabir Sheikh, Chair of Health Systems Global (HSG), an organization promoting health systems research and knowledge translation, has said global and national leaders...

Campaigning to end maternal and neonatal tetanus

Maternal and neonatal tetanus is not one of the commonly talked about causes of deaths of newborns and yet it is one of the...

Nigeria @58: Health sector in dire need of funding – Yakasai

President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Ahmed Yakasai has decried the state of the health sector, saying the “situation is still terrible”. Speaking...

Poverty fueling inter-professional rivalry in health sector – PSN President

* asks FG to discard Yayale Ahmed report The age-long rivalry among healthcare professionals in the country has been largely fueled by poverty in...

Doctors challenge pharmacists to combat prescription abuse

Doctors have called on pharmacists to come out with the roles they play in the entire health sector as part of moves to ending...

FG to governors: Employ more doctors, pay proper remuneration

The federal government has appealed to state governors to employ more medical doctors in their respective state and ensure they are well remunerated to...

Rains force hospitalization of 183 children for malaria, pneumonia

At least 183 children have been admitted into intensive care at a hospital in Maiduguri in the last week to be treated for malaria...

85% of mad people in Nigeria are Youths – Medical expert

Dr Aliyu Abubakar of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, has said that the youths account for about 85 per cent of mad...