Anambra State Government says it has placed its health officials on red alert over the issue of Meningitis in the area. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Joe Akabuike made this known in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Awka over the recent death of some people in one of the …Read More »
Anambra State Government has expressed its commitment to ensure the sustenance of the eradication of wild polio virus in the area. The Commissioner for Health in the State, Dr Joe Akabuike expressed the commitment while briefing newsmen in Awka on the National Immunization Plus Days which kicks-off tomorrow in the …Read More »
International Glaucoma Week has commenced in Enugu, South-East Nigeria. International Glaucoma Week was designated to create awareness on Glaucoma a disease that is described as “Sneak thief of sight.” The World Health Organization, WHO, says Glaucoma either primary or secondary is the leading cause of preventable blindness around the world …Read More »
The Enugu State Police Command of the Nigeria Police Force informs members of the public whose relations travelled on November twenty-nine 2016 and has not returned, to visit Eastern Nigeria Medical Centre, Enugu for identification and possible collection of a male corpse deposited in the hospital’s mortuary. According to a …Read More »
HEALTH WORKERS AT THE FEDERAL TEACHING HOSPITAL ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE EMBARK ON INDEFINITE STRIKE.
Medical Services at Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki in Ebonyi State have suffered a setback following an indefinite strike embarked upon by Health Workers under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals. Before embarking on the strike, the Health Workers marched from FETHA two to FETHA one of the …Read More »
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES IN EBONYI STATE PASS THE BULK AS THE HEALTH OF A 13 YEAR OLD DETERIORATES OVER LEPROSY
The health of a 13-year-old boy suspected to be suffering from leprosy and perambulating the streets of Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital is said to be in danger unless relevant government agencies intervened This is the position of a Non-Governmental Organization, Good Living Initiative as they called on the …Read More »
SOME RESIDENTS OF ENUGU METROPOLIS GROAN OVER POOR FACILITIES AND INADEQUATE PERSONNEL AT PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES IN THE AREA
Residents of Enugu metropolis have lamented the deplorable condition of some of the health facilities in the area. They made the observation while speaking with Radio Nigeria correspondent who was on a fact finding visit to some of the centres. Health care system in Nigeria is divided into three categories; …Read More »
EBONYI STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH ENJOINED TO PARTNER PRIVATE SECTORS IN DEVELOPING ITS PRIMARY HEALTHCARE.
Ebonyi State Government has directed the State Ministry of Health to seek ways of partnering private investors for the development of its Primary Healthcare Sector. The Deputy Governor of the State, Dr Kelechi Igwe gave the directive at the launch of 2016 second round Maternal and New Born Child Health …Read More »
Media professionals in Imo State have resolved to intensify the campaign against female genital mutilation prevalent in some communities in the area. They took the resolution at a forum organized for Journalists as part of activities to commemorate this year’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, FGM …Read More »
An Ultra Modern Diagnostic Centre is to be built at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, ItukuOzalla, Enugu State to boost healthcare service delivery in the area. A philanthropist, Prince Arthur Eze made the pledge during a facility tour of the Cardiac Centre and interaction with the Cardiac team …Read More »