Posts Tagged ‘Federal Ministry of Health’

“We Are Working To Ensure Immediate Access To #COVID19 Vaccine When It Is Available”– NCDC

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 3, 2020
The Director-General for the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Monday informed Nigerians that the NCDC will make vaccines for the Coronavirus available, as soon as a proven cure is revealed. Ihekweazu opined that vaccines would be a major break though in the global fight against Covid-19, saying “No single measure will have […]

All States Will Receive N100 Million To Enhance #COVID19 Response Activities”– Ministry Of Health

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 24, 2020
The Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire during the PTF COVID-19 media briefing on Thursday, stated that the Ministry will continue to do everything possible to ensure that citizens get the best of treatment, and are well taken care of in treatment centres. “All states of the Federation, including the FCT are receiving support […]

BREAKING| Lagos State investigates suspected case of Coronavirus

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 27, 2020
According to a tweet by the Lagos State Ministry of Health, the suspected case of Coronavirus was reported at Reddington Hospital, Lagos, and is currently under isolation at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba “We are currently investigating. Patient, blood samples were taken for investigation. We await the result, ” the tweet stated. Further, the tweet stated: […]

No Nigerian in China Infected With COVID-19 – Official

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 21, 2020
As China continues to fight the scourge of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, Chinese officials on Thursday confirmed that no Nigerian resident in China has contacted the disease. The Chinese government in its daily official newsletter on the status of the disease said 29 foreigners have been infected with the disease out of which 18 have been […]

Nigerian Doctors separate conjoined twins after 13 hours complex surgery

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 8, 2020
A pair of conjoined twins are finally living independent lives after a team of Nigerian medical experts spent 13 hours performing complex surgery to separate them in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Goodness and Mercy Martins came as a surprise when they were born on 13th of August 2018 at the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi Nasarawa […]

Lassa Fever Kills One in Abia Community

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 8, 2020
The Abia State Government has announced the outbreak of Lassa fever in Olokoro community, Umuahia South Local Government of the state, resulting in the death of a 28-year-old man. The Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Health, Chief Egbulefu Eze, announced the outbreak at a news conference Tuesday and allayed fears of possible epidemic. […]