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FG disburses N101bn from Basic Healthcare Provision Fund – Official

FG disburses N101bn from Basic Healthcare Provision Fund – Official

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The Federal Government has disbused N101billion to 7,600 primary health care facilities from the Basic Healcare Provision Fund (BHPF).
NAFDAC warns against too much use of bleaching cosmetics

NAFDAC warns against too much use of bleaching cosmetics

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) hàs warned Nigerians against too much use of bleaching cosmetics, saying it could lead to skin cancer.
NLC seeks immediate payment of hazard allowance to health workers

NLC seeks immediate payment of hazard allowance to health workers

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Mr Ayuba Wabba, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to immediately begin the payment of hazard allowance to health workers in the country.
Monkeypox: Experts give virus variants new names

Monkeypox: Experts give virus variants new names

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says a group of global experts has agreed on new names for monkeypox virus variants.
Health Minister commends skills transfer programmes of FMC Ebute-Meta

Health Minister commends skills transfer programmes of FMC Ebute-Meta

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The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has commended the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebute Meta, Lagos, for one of its skills transfer programmes.
First bank workers donate surgical equipment for VVF repairs in Sokoto

First bank workers donate surgical equipment for VVF repairs in Sokoto

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First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) workers under the aegis of Employee Giving and Volunteering Scheme on Saturday, donated surgical equipment for free Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) repairs in Sokoto state.
Tambuwal’s wife reaffirms commitment to support exclusive breastfeeding

Tambuwal’s wife reaffirms commitment to support exclusive breastfeeding

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Wife of Sokoto Governor, Hajia Mariya Tambuwal, has reaffirmed her commitment to support exclusive breastfeeding in communities in the state.
Health: NMA proposes privatisation of government hospitals for optimal performance

Health: NMA proposes privatisation of government hospitals for optimal performance

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Dr Uche Ojinmah, the National President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has urged the Federal Government to consider privatising the nation’s hospitals for them to perform optimally.
Nigeria’s Lassa fever cases jump to 857, 164 deaths– NCDC

Nigeria’s Lassa fever cases jump to 857, 164 deaths– NCDC

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The Lassa fever cases in Nigeria have jumped to 857 and 164 people have so far died from the disease in the first seven months of 2022.
World Hepatitis Day: Expert urges more public awareness

World Hepatitis Day: Expert urges more public awareness

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A Consultant Gastroenterologist, Dr Mbang Kooffreh-Ada, has called for more public awareness on hepatitis disease to reduce morbidity and mortality among the populace.