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    Metro Hajj 2018: NAHCON revises medical provision for pilgrims – Premium Times Newspaper

    The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says measures are in place to ensure provision of qualitative medical services to pilgrims during Hajj 2018..... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Woman Die Of Suspected Lassa Fever In Niger State – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A woman identified as Ramatu Usman Shehu on Monday died from a suspected case of Lassa fever in Niger state. According to a family source, Ramatu who died at about..... Read more via Ladun Liadi’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Finally, 5,000 Anti-venom Vials For Snake Victims Arrive in Nigeria

    After one month of acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), resulting into massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived into the country. The ASV drugs, which arrived at the weekend, included EchiTAB G for the treatment of bites from carpet vipers, and EchiTAB...
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    Metro Monkey Pox Test Result Shows No Disease in Lagos - FG

    The Federal Ministry of Health says all the Monkey Pox test samples obtained from Lagos tested negative. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said this during a press conference in Abuja on Monday. He said only four cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Nigeria. Adewole said, “As...
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    Metro FG Confirms Yellow Fever in Kwara

    The ministry of health has confirmed a case of Yellow fever in a young girl in Oke Owa community, Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state. Isaac Adewole, minister of health, disclosed this in a statement sent to TheCable. Adewole promised that the federal government would support Kwara...
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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...
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    Metro FG Lists 9 Places Where Smoking is Prohibited

    The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Health, has launched a campaign to ban smoking in 9 public places across the country. In a communiqué, the ministry said according to Section 9 of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act 2015, once convicted, offenders are liable to a fine of at least...
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    Politics FG Releases 6 Important Findings From Fanta, Sprite

    The Federal Ministry of Health has certified Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria safe for consumption. The Ministry stated this on Friday in a statement by its Director, Media and Public Relations Mrs Akinola Boade on behalf of the Minister after a meeting with the Department of Food and...
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    Metro Polio: FG, UNICEF, Others Rush To Borno For Emergency Immunisation Campaign

    The Federal Ministry of Health supported by WHO, UNICEF and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative have quickly lauuched an emergency Polio immunization campaign in Borno, an official said. The UNICEF Chief of Communication, Doune Porter, said in a statement in Abuja on Friday that...
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    Metro EFCC Arrests 7 Health Officials For Diverting $4m HIV Fund

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested seven officials in the Federal Ministry of Health for their alleged role in the diversion of over $4m. The money, it was learnt, was part of the money given to Nigeria by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria...
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    Metro Nigeria: 438 Under Watch As Lassa Fever Outbreak Hits Lagos

    Ministry of health in Lagos state has revealed that 438 persons are being monitored across the state as a result of the outbreak of Lassa Fever. The commissioner of health, Dr. Jide Idris disclosed this at a press conference last Friday. He said the state had recorded its first casualty and...