Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) Commences Open Heart Surgery

Emerging reports indicate that Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto has commenced open heart surgery for cardiac-related ailments.
While briefing newsmen in Sokoto, the State capital, acting Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr Nasir Muhammed disclosed that heart-related diseases are the common problems all over the world and that anything that affects the heart could lead to an untimely death.

NiMeT Warns Of Soaring Temperatures

The Nigerian meteorological agency (NiMeT), has warned Nigerians to observe basic precaution as some parts of Nigeria have been sweltering through extreme heat precipitated by an upsurge in temperatures in the past weeks. The worst hit states, according to investigations, are Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, and Jigawa.

Unicef Revealed Increase In Nigeria's Birth Registration By 29m

According to United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), birth registration programme implemented by the National Population Commission (NPC) with support from UNICEF has increased the number of registered children in Nigeria between the ages of zero and 17 years to about 29 million.

FG To Introduce Health Care Funding For Lassa Fever Patients

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on Sunday 7th of April 2017, that it will introduce a funding system which will cater for the needs of patients with confirmed cases of Lassa fever in the country. 

NASS Should Pass The Tobacco Control Regulations – Group

A Tobacco Free Nigeria campaign group has disclosed that no fewer than 25,000 underage Nigerians use tobacco products daily. Ms. Ebiuwa Uwagboe, a campaign specialist at Gatefield, the public strategy group backing the campaign disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

HIV Now Under Control In Nigeria - Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole during the dissemination of guidelines and reports of Laboratory-based evaluations of the Alere HIV Combo rapid test kit said that country has made significant progress in the control of HIV and is on course to attaining the UNAIDS global 90-90-90 targets.

4000 Primary Health Centers Revitalized - FG

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said the Federal Government has revitalized over 4,000 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs), across the country from 2015 to date. Adewole made the claims at the flag-off of a special medical mission to Jiwa Emirate in Abuja by Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA), over the weekend.

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