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Health Minister commends revamp of PHCs in Edo

Health Minister commends revamp of PHCs in Edo

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has commended the revamp of Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Edo State, noting that such reforms will allow for proper referral system as a catalyst to develop the health system in the country.

Strike: Hold FG, Health Minister responsible for death  of patients – JOHESU

Strike: Hold FG, Health Minister responsible for death of patients – JOHESU

As the indefinite strike called by members of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, enters its fifth week, the aggrieved workers have urged Nigerians to hold the Federal Government, particularly, the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole responsible for deaths recorded during the period of the strike even as they vowed not to return to work until their demands are met.

80 percent of cancer cases curable — Health Minister

80 percent of cancer cases curable — Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday said that 80 percent of cancer cases in the country are curable even as he disclosed that the Ministry’s database shows that 50 percent of corpses flown into the country involve cancer-related deaths.

NHIS boss’ suspension:  Reps threaten arrest of  Health Minister

NHIS boss’ suspension: Reps threaten arrest of Health Minister

For failing to appear before them to clear suspicions on the suspension of Executive Secretary of National Insurance Health Scheme, NHIS, the House of Representatives, yesterday, threatened to issue a warrant of arrest against Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole.