DR Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday, says that Nigeria needs N4 billion to tackle infectious diseases. Ihekweazu said this at the launch of Alliance for [...]
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Cholera (Xinhua/NAN) South Africa on Monday issued a cholera alert following an outbreak in neighbouring Zimbabwe. “There is a significant risk that travelers from the outbreak-affected area may present with cholera in South Africa,’’ the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said. Healthcare workers countrywide, especially those in Limpopo Province, which borders Zimbabwe, should be
No fewer than eight persons have been confirmed dead after a strange disease ravaged Dungurawa village, in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano State. The strange disease, report says, started about a week ago in the community and has created panic as it was said to be claiming lives almost on a daily basis. […]
Eight persons die as strange disease hits Kano
ABUJA - The National Arbovirus and Vectors Research Centre (NAVRC) has said it is currently working to bring about a sustained and active nationwide surveillance of infectious disease vectors starting in three North-Central states of Benue, Nasarawa and Niger.
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ABUJA – The World Health Organisation, WHO, has said it is working with popular Hausa musician, Binta Labaran, also known as Fati Niger, to create awareness and educate people on preventive behaviours against cholera, meningitis, malaria, Lassa and yellow fever.
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A Consultant Nephrologist, Dr Ebun Bamgboye, has urged the Federal Government to provide policy friendly interventions to stem the rising tide of kidney diseases in the country. Making the call during a free kidney disease screening organised by St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, Bamgboye said the hospital sees 120 new cases annually.
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The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC on Wednesday presented research grants worth N54,755,846 to the winners of the 2016 and 2017 Research Proposals from nine universities for development of the telecommunication industry.
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African Alliance Plc, Guinea Insurance Plc and Standard Alliance have paid a cumulative N66 million monetary fines to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for late submission of their financial accounts to the regulatory body, LEADERSHIP has learnt. The companies were fined for various offences ranging from late submission of 2015, 2016 and 2017 audited accounts […]
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