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  1. Nigerians Outraged Over Reported Misappropriation of $300 Million Antimalaria Fund - Perm Sec and Minister Summoned by Reps

    Nigeria Nigerians Outraged Over Reported Misappropriation of $300 Million Antimalaria Fund - Perm Sec and Minister Summoned by Reps

    The House of Representatives Committee on Malaria, HIV/AIDS, and Tuberculosis has taken decisive action in response to the alleged misappropriation of $300 million in antimalarial funds. Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Mohammed Pate, has been summoned to appear before the committee...
  2. FG Plans Executive Order to Reduce Medicine Costs for Improved Healthcare Access

    Nigeria FG Plans Executive Order to Reduce Medicine Costs for Improved Healthcare Access

    In a significant development aimed at addressing the escalating costs of pharmaceuticals in Nigeria, the federal government is poised to issue an executive order. Coordinating Minister of Health, Ali Pate, revealed this crucial decision following the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting...
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    Metro FG will make migration unattractive for doctors – Minister - Punch Newspaper
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    Politics Ehanire: Buhari’s government the most sincere Nigeria has ever had - The Cable
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    Metro Strike: Doctors who fail to resume work Wednesday will be sacked, FG threatens - Vanguard Newspaper
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    Metro COVID-19: 113 Health workers infected - FG - Vanguard Newspaper
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    Metro Breaking: Second case of Coronavirus confirmed in Ogun state
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    Metro Not All Medical Graduates Will Be Specialists, Some Will Be Farmers Or Tailors - Health Minister

    Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said that not all medical graduates in Nigeria must practice. He said this while responding to a question he was asked by journalists at a function recently. When asked what he will do as regards the frustration that resident doctors go through after their...
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    Metro Federal government, GAVI commit $2.7 billion to strengthen immunisation, primary health - Today Ng

    The federal government and Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) have committed $2.7 billion to strengthen routine immunisation programmes and boost Primary Health Care (PHC) services in Nigeria over 10 years (2018-2028)... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Minister: Nigerians consume 20 billion sticks of cigarette annually – TODAY.NG

    Over 20 billion sticks of cigarettes are consumed annually in Nigeria, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said. Mr Adewole also said 4.5 million adults currently use tobacco products, while about 82 per cent of people who visit bars and nightclubs are exposed.......... Read more via...
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    Minister asks police to arrest defaulters of Shisha ban – TODAY.NG

    The minister of health, Isaac Adewole, says the police should arrest defaulters of the ban on tobacco products including Shisha. Speaking on Monday in Abuja at a press conference to mark the 2018 World No-Tobacco Day, Adewole said the ban placed on tobacco products............. Read more...
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    You are the minister of health, not minister of doctors – NLC chides Adewole - Naija Ng

    Dr Ayuba Wabba, president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says the minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has no right to deny the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) members of their salaries. Wabba said this while fielding questions from newsmen.......... Read more via Nigeria News...
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    Adewole to JOHESU: Resume or be declared as having absconded from duty – Vanguard News

    Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has directed the striking health workers to resume work immediately or be considered to have absconded from duty. Prof. Isaac Adewole, Health Minister The minister gave the directive to Chief Medical Officers of all federal government owned … Read...
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    Health minister, Adewole denies Yusuf Buhari had surgery in Germany – Daily Post Nigeria

    Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Issac Adewole, has claimed Yusuf, the only son of President Muhammadu Buhari, did not go to Germany for surgery but rehabilitation. Last December, Yusuf sustained serious injuries, after he was involved in an accident with his power bike around Gwarimpa in Abuja...
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    JOHESU strike: FG rejects demand of health workers – The Sun News

    Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said the demand of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to be at par with doctors, in terms of salary, is neither practicable nor acceptable. Disclosing this in a statement on Monday, Prof. Adewole disclosed this, yesterday and added that …...
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    Politics Buharicare: FG targets affordable healthcare for 8m Nigerians under new policy – Minister –...

    Buharicare: FG targets affordable healthcare for 8m Nigerians under new policy – Minister By Luminous Jannamike THE Federal Government is targeting to offer affordable healthcare to about eight million low and middle-income Nigerians, in the first quarter of 2018, under a new health policy to be...
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    Politics FG Moves To Ban Public Doctors From Engaging in Private Practice

    The Federal Government has started the process that will lead to stopping doctors in public service from engaging in private practice. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who briefed State House Correspondents alongside his Labour and Productivity counterpart, Chris Ngige, said this was the...
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    Metro Monkey Pox Virus: FG Tells Nigerians To Stop Eating Bush Meat, Monkeys and Dead Animals

    The Federal Government has asked Nigerians not to eat monkeys, bush meat and dead animals. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said this in a statement signed by the Director, Media and Public Relations at the ministry, Mrs. Boade Akinola, on Thursday. The statement read in part, “He...
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    Metro FG Announces End Of Meningitis, Says 1,166 Deaths Recorded

    The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared the epidemic of cerebrospinal meningitis over, after a “constant decline for eight weeks. It stepped down the Emergency Operations Centre battling the outbreak after it said the most affected states have recorded much fewer new cases...
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    Metro Tension As Illegal Demotion, Promotion Rocks Ministry Of Health

    Tension is brewing up at the federal ministry of Health following an alleged illegal demotion and promotion of staff without regard for Public Service Rules. Leadership Newspaper quoted sources at the Ministry office in Abuja that some of the newly appointed CEOs have undertaken wholesale...