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FG takes steps to promote alternative medicine

FG takes steps to promote alternative medicine

Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) says it is taking steps to promote Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in the country. Mrs. Zaniab Shariff, the Director, Traditional Medicine Department, FMOH, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. She said that the National Council on Health (NCH) had
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Akwa Ibom, PWD, CCD

CCD urges Akwa Ibom govt to enact PWDs Law

By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo A nonprofit organization, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD, has appealed to Akwa Ibom state government to enact and implement the Disability Law.  The Executive Director CCD, Mr. David Anyaele made the appeal yesterday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state during a two-day symposium organised to commemorate the 2019 disability week to
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Carlcare launches in Lagos

Carlcare senior executives and officials of government regulatory agencies at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Carlcare Flagship Service Centre at Oba Akran in Lagos. By Oboh Agbonkhese Carlcare has launched its first Flagship Service Centre in Lagos in the presence of government officials, members of the police force, market leaders, business partners, customers, the
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NHIS, Nigerians

NHIS covers less than 5% of Nigerians ― Reps

Say scheme, can’t account for billions of public funds By Tordue Salem – Abuja The House of Representatives Joint-Committee on Insurance & Actuarial Matters, Health Services and Health Institutions, has disclosed that despite a steady guzzle of billions of public funds in 15 years, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has captured less than five
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Polio: WHO official applauds Nigeria’s achievement, urges more efforts

Polio: WHO official applauds Nigeria’s achievement, urges more efforts

Dr. Pascal Mkanda, Coordinator, Polio Eradication Programme, at World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Regional Office, has commended the Nigerian Government over its achievements in the area of Polio eradication. Mkanda, however, advised that more work needed to be done to stop the transmission of all types of polioviruses. He made the recommendation on Wednesday, in
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