Stemming the search for greener pastures by Nigerian healthcare professionals

October 20, 2021 Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu 0

On July 10, 2020, agents of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) prevented the departure of 58 Nigerian medical doctors from Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos on a chartered aircraft bound for London, United Kingdom. This was at a time when the Nigerian airspace  was closed to international air travel as part of the public health measures put in place by the Government Read More

The need for holistic health sector reform

September 9, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Nigeria still suffers from low level of health development and fall far below the standard of health when compared with countries at a similar level of development. Thus, the need to reform the health sector in Nigeria has been a major preoccupation of the current and previous governments while, on the other hand, since the 1990s, the link between health Read More

NAFDAC begins campaign against dangerous use of codeine, self-medication, others

September 6, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Monday flagged off sensitization campaign against abuse of codeine, self-medication among youth and use of potassium bromate to bake bread. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye, at a press conference held at the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding, Osogbo, Osun State, expressed displeasure over Read More

Orientation: NYSC receives 72,000 test kits from NACA

September 1, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has released 72 RDT test kits to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) towards the success of the forthcoming 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream Two orientation course. Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, commended NACA when he paid a courtesy call on the Director-General, National Agency for the Control of Read More