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CANCER: Nigeria records 250,000 cases yearly, FG to conduct free screening

NIGERIA – The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, on Monday said about 250,000 cases of cancer are recorded yearly in the country. The minister, in a bid to curb the menace disclosed that there will be a nationwide free ...

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10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually – Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday in Abuja said 10,000 people die annually due to agony and lack of basic equipment for treatment of cancer. Adewole said this at the inauguration of the National Hospital’s Radiotherapy Centre ...

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Nigeria saves $6bn by training doctors locally

Prof. Ademola Olaitan, President, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, on Thursday said that the college had saved more than $5 billion for the country by training doctors locally. Olaitan disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of ...

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Ministry of Health unveils made in Nigeria insecticide treated nets

The Federal Ministry of Health has unveiled a “’Made in Nigeria” insecticide treated mosquito nets as part of efforts to eliminate malaria scourge in the country. The locally produced mosquito nets are adjudged to be long lasting insecticides treated nets. ...

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A look at Nigeria’s new National Health Policy

Nigeria has approved a new National Health Policy aimed at promoting the health of Nigerians and accelerate socio-economic development in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on the ...

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Buhari releases $55.5 million for revitalisation of 109 primary healthcare centres

President Muhammadu Buhari has released $55.5 million to the 36 states and the federal capital territory (FCT) for women healthcare project. Each of the states and FCT would get $1.5 million. The women quality healthcare initiative is on the platform ...

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FG to eradicate Obstetric Fistula with 3 new hospitals

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the Federal Government would establish three more obstetric fistula hospitals by 2017 to end the cases in the country. Mrs Boade Akinola, Director Media and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of ...

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FG to upgrade cancer centres, provide more treatment machines

The Federal Government of Nigeria, has disclosed plans to upgrade seven cancer treatment centres and provide additional machines to reduce the burden of the disease in Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known in an interview ...

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FG grants N420m to each state, to revitalise PHC centres

The Federal Government has released N420 million to each of the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory to revitalise Primary Health Care centres, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, has said.He spoke on Monday in Ibadan, shortly after ...

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100m Nigerians to enjoy free healthcare – Adewole

Nigeria’s health minister, Isaac Adewole, has assured that his ministry will deliver free healthcare to 100 million Nigerians in the next two years. In an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Mr. Adewole said Dangote and Gates were ...

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