Pfizer restates vaccines’ role in global health support, security
By Oluwafunke Ishola
A Biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer, says vaccines are critical in supporting global health security to prevent and control more than 30 infectious diseases and reduce hospitalisation of citizens.
Kodjo Soroh, Medical...
HIV: US CDC reviews PEPFAR programme’s 6-month performance
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) has reviewed the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) programme performance over the last six months.
It also evaluated the plan for...
Stakeholders task pharmaceutical coy on patent right for HIV, Hepatitis drugs
By Justina Auta
Stakeholders on Tuesday demanded an open license for the generic production of HIV and hepatitis C drugs to allow low and middle income countries access to lifesaving...
Kwara College of Nursing & Midwifery gets Registrar, Bursar
By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin
Kwara State Government has approved the appointment of Mallam Hanafi Olushola Isiaka as the substantive Registrar of the Kwara State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Ilorin, while...
AU Commission reaffirms commitment to creating enabling environment to eliminate TB, improve health
The AU Commission has reaffirmed its commitment to creating the enabling environment for sustained political will, needed to eliminate TB and improve the health of Africa’s people.
Train/Bus Accident: Lagos residents donate 300 units blood
By Florence Onuegbu
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says Lagos residents donated over 300 units of blood to save lives of the train/bus accident victims.
Sanwo-Olu, on his Facebook page on Sunday, said...
Lessons we learnt from COVID-19 pandemic – Moeti
By Vivian Ihechu
The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has highlighted some of the key lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moeti spoke at a session moderated by...
Association set to establish solid mineral plants in six geo-political zones
By Vivian Emoni
The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Thursday said the association would establish solid mineral plants in the six geopolitical zones of the country.
The Acting President of...
Customs Apapa presents 20 cartons of confiscated tramadol to NDLEA
By Chiazo Ogbolu
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa Area Command, has handed-over 20 cartons of hard drugs to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Lagos.
The drugs were concealed...
Osinbajo inaugurates 100-bed Maternal, Child Hospital in Ogun
By Abiodun Lawal
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday officially inaugurated a 100-bed Mother and Child Hospital in Iperu-Remo, Ogun state.
The project is a collaboration between the Ogun Government and the Office of the...